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Shia News Wire_#7

September 17, 2014 ISIS Demands Capital of Shia and Christian in Mosul ISIS announced all businessmen in Mosul must turn in any properties and capital that belongs to Shia and Christians immediately. Local Sunni businessmen reported they have been threatened that their found and capital will be seized if they …

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Shia News Wire_#6

September 3, 2014 670 Shia Prisoners Killed in Mosul The United Nations states they have evidence that ISIS has killed 670 Shia inmates from a Mosul prison. According to The Guardian, ISIS fighters sorted inmates based on their faith, asking Sunnis to recite prayer and identify their backgrounds. They then …

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Shia News Wire_#5

August 25, 2014 ISIS Attacks Tribes in Syria 700 members of a tribe in Syria were killed and 1800 kidnapped by ISIS. Members of the Al Shaieetat tribe in Deir ez-Zor who have been under siege by terrorist groups for last two years were attacked by ISIS on Sunday. According …

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Shia News Wire_#4

August 12, 2014 Another Success: Shafi Sultan Mohammed al-Ajmi Under US Sanctions SRW is grateful to all Shia rights activists who helped this organization and others in pressuring governments and agencies to recognize Shafi Sultan Mohammed al-Ajmi, a Kuwaiti cleric, as a Shia rights violator who passports and funds terrorist …

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Shia News Wire_#3

August 1, 2014 Shia Islamic Center Closed in Iran Beyt al-Abbas Center, a Shia Islamic center in Isfahan, Iran was forced to shut down by authorities in mid July. Authorities ceased operation of the center during the Ramadhan Iftar, claiming the center lacks licensure to operate. Members of the center …

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Shia News Wire_#2

July 25, 2014 Attack inside a Jail in Bahrain In an attack inside a prison, the guards insulted Shia practices. Shia inmates who had arrested during a peaceful, pro-democracy protest were searched in Hawdh al-Jaff prison for their prayer stones and holy books, which were demolished by guards upon finding. …

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Shia scholar and father killed in terrorist attack in Abbottabad

Eminent Shia killed during terrorist attack in Karachi Thursday, 10 July Eminent Shia azadar Asif Karbalai was killed by terrorists near the Empress Market, Saddar Karachi, at midnight between Wednesday and Thursday. Close-relatives told that Asif Karbalai was returning from the program of death anniversary of Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra, Holy Prophet’s …

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Shia News Wire_#1

07/11/2014 ISIS Destroys Mosques and Shrines in Iraq ISIS destroys tens of Shia Mosques and Shrines as they continue to instill fear in Iraq. Particularly in the northern Nineveh province, ISIS has destroyed six Shia mosques as well as four shrines. SRW believes UNESCO must act fast as most of …

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Saudi Shia Muslim Victims of Secterian Isolation PART 2

Saudi Shia Muslim Victims of Secterian Isolation PART 2 This 23 pages report is part 2 to the original report that was published by SRW in 2012. This part highlights some of the heath and economical violations toward Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia.   Get the Report saudi_report_2013_final Size: 924.46 …

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Most Killed Least Covered The case of Syrian Shia

This 36 page report details violations against the Shia Muslim minority in Syria. The report is based on Interviews, site visits, news articles, NGO reports, and other human rights reports. According to most reports more than 150 thousand people have lost their lives since 2011. Many of those belonged to …

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