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Malaysian Police raid Shia Houses

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In past couple of days, Malaysian authorities have attacked Shia Muslim homes and ritual practices, arresting many Shia and referring most of them to Sharia Law court with false accusations.  Over half of the Malaysian population are reported to be of Sunni Muslim origin. In recent years, a strict ban on …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in September, 2016

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Iraq   Death count in Iraqi Shia has totaled 372 in the month of September. Baghdad topped the charts with the majority number of Shia killed, with Madain following second. Targeting of Shia Muslims in Madain has been on a particular rise in the year 2016. The majority of deaths …

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Shia News Wire # 82

August 26th to September 2nd/2016 Iraq Baghadad and Madaen continue to have the highest Shia fatality rate as 37 Shia were killed due to IED and 5 bodies found. The deadliest suicide bombing of the week killed 23 in Ain al- Tamur, a town 40 kilometers west of the city of Karbala on August …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016 This monthly report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between August 1st and 31st, 2016. This month there were 334 deaths, and 67 wounded in the Shia community. Also 47 to 50 cases of arrest were reported. …

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Shia News Wire # 81

August 20th to 26th Afghanistan, Shia Muslim continue facing anti-Shiism with no protection from the government.  A Shia cleric, Yonus Alawi, was got to death while returning from daily prayer at local mosque in Harat. According to local Afghan media sources Taliban beheaded a Hazara, Khair Mohammad, student of Faryab …

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Shia News Wire # 80

August 12th to 19th Pakistan Pakistani Shia residence of Dera Ismail Khan reported receiving a threat letter signed by ISIS demanding them to convert to Islam or be killed. Bahrain On Augost 14th, Hani Basira was detained after being summoned for interrogation as the result of his participation in campaign …

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Shia News Wire #79

August 5th to August 12th Iraq 40 Shia lost their lives in Baghdad this week due to IEDs, mortar fire, and gun violence. Bahrain Bahraini police have arrested four Shia clerics as the Manama regime presses ahead with its repression of prominent figures from the majority religious community in the …

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