Six Months of Anti-Shiism

Six Months of Anti-Shiism 2015 This is the sixth installment of the Monthly Anti-Shiism Report which means we are half way through the year. In 6 months, there were at least 2386 Shias killed and 2771 injured as a result of anti-Shiism. There were also 117 Shias abducted since the …

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Shia News Wire_#24

Responding to the ISIS Attack in Kuwait The June 26th bombing at the Imam Sadiq mosque in Kuwait was a horrifying event that devastated the Shia community in the country. Following this attack Shia Rights Watch has worked to contact the Kuwaiti government to request that they work to ensure …

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Shia News Wire #23

27 Killed and 200 injured in Kuwait Bombing On Friday June 26th terror struck the Shia community in Kuwait. During midday prayers a suicide bomber detonated themselves at the Imam Sadiq mosque killing at least 27 people and injuring 200 others. This horrific attack occurred as at least 2,000 people …

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International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Washington, DC- 25 June 2015- Shia Rights Watch joins the United Nations and the remainder of the international community in commemorating the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. This day, established on December 12, 1997, commemorates victims of torture and works towards “the total eradication of torture and …

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Shia News Wire_#22

1200 Roses for Shia Rights Watch ‘s International Day of Shia Rights Campaign Shia Rights Watch staff, volunteers and interns        commemorated Shia International Day in the heart of  Washington DC, Farragut Square and Dupont Circle. 1200  roses were distributed along with a messages of carrying for  Shia …

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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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