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Shia News Wire_#21

Dammam_Saudi Arabia

Second Attack to Shia Mosque at Friday Prayer in Saudi Arabia May 29th, 2015 One week after the deadly suicide bombing in Qatif that left 21 people dead, including two children, an alleged suicide attack has struck outside a Shia mosque in Dammam, eastern Saudi Arabia, during Friday prayers on 29 …

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Iraq discovered Mass Grave in Tikrit

Iraq Mass grave

On Thursday May 28th, Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Health announced that they have exhumed over 470 bodies from a mass grave. This mass grave was found in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, which was previously held by ISIS. Bodies found in this grave are believed to be victims …

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Shia News Wire_#20

Attack to Shia Mosque in Saudi Arabia on Friday Prayer An alleged suicide  bomber has detonated explosives in a Shia mosque in Shia populated area of Qatif claimed 22 lives and injured many today. A suicide bomb exploded inside the mosque as Shia Muslims celebrated birth anniversary of their 3rd Imam and …

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Shia News Wire_#19

Attack to Shia at Commemorations in Iraq Attack to Shia pilgrims in Iraq claimed 16 lives and wounded 50 others. Suicide bomber attacked Shia Muslims as they commemorated the death of their 7th Imam, near Baghdad. Also in eastern Baghdad, another two pilgrims were killed and nine wounded when a …

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Sheikh al- Nimr Scheduled for Death Sentence Again!

Shia Rights Watch is concerned about Sheikh Nimr al Nimr as this organization was informed Saudi authorities have prevented his family and friends from visiting him. According Sheikh’s inner circle, family and friends can no longer visit him.  Same sources informed SRW that the fear of implementing death sentence is …

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Shia News Wire_#18

May 8th, 2015 Sheikh al- Nimr Scheduled for Death Sentence Again! Shia Rights Watch is concerned about Sheikh Nimr al Nimr as this organization was informed Saudi authorities have prevented his family and friends from visiting him. According Sheikh’s inner circle, family and friends can no longer visit him.  Same …

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Shia News Wire_#17

April 2015 Continuous Bombing of Shia Neighborhoods in Iraq Three Shia populated areas of Amiriyah, Husseiniyah, and Shula witnessed deadly bombings on April 29th as three bombs exploded killing eight and wounding twenty-eight. Iraqi Shia have been targets of anti-Shia groups for centuries. Even after establishment of Shia government, this …

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Bahrain; The Lost Generation

ISBN-10: 1512057819 ISBN-13: 978-1512057812 The Shia Rights Watch report entitled “Bahrain: The Lost Generation” is 48 pages, detailing incidents of violence and intimidation against Bahraini Shia Muslims in 2014. Government sponsored violence has affected the lives of many Shia communities around Bahrain. The report gives a detailed account of how this …

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Pakistan;Rights Unrecognized

The Shia Rights Watch report entitled “Pakistan: Rights Unrecognized” details widespread militant violence against Shia Muslims in Pakistan. This 24 page long report gives a glimpse into how targeted shootings and mosque bombings have inflicted immense pain on the Shia minority around the country. Pakistani Shia Muslims have been targets of …

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