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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in March, 2016

  Overview: This report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between March 1st and March 31st, 2016. This month there were 466 deaths within the Shia community. Also 15 cases of arrest were reported.  Anti-Shia violations were reported in seven countries during March 2016. As …

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Shia News Wire #60

March 25th to April 1st, 2016   Pakistan Wednesday March 30, 2016 in Hayatabad, Peshawar, professor Abid Raza, school principal of ICMS School System was shot by four  terrorists of Ahle–Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat  on motorcycles. This was the fourth anti-Shia killing in the past few days, earlier, two people were killed in …

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Genocide Designation

The Shia Rights Watch would like to express its appreciation of Secretary of State, John Kerry’s recent statement in regards to recognition of ISIS’s crimes as “genocide”. According to John Kerry, United States has determined that ISIS’s actions against minorities such as Yazidi, Christians, and Shia Muslims, all constitutes as …

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Shia News Wire #59

March 12th to 18th, 2016 Bahrain Monday March 14, 2016 daughter of political activist named Zainab al-Khawaja, and her one year old baby were detained by the Bahraini government; her father is serving a life sentence since the 2011 Shia led protests. She has been prisoned for numerous reasons including …

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Special Rapporteur Report in the Field of Cultural Rights and the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief- Case of Saudi Arabia

March, 2016 Summary of Special Rapporteur report in the field of cultural rights and the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief- Case of Saudi Arabia Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion, Heiner Bielefeldt, and Farida Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on cultural rights stated receiving concerning alleged patterns …

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Shia News Wire #58

March 5th to 11th/ 2016 Bahrain Dr. Masood Jahroomi, a Shia Muslim, was forced deportation by the government after having his citizenship taken away. He was arrested in 2011 and was not allowed contact with family for a month, and wasn’t allowed a lawyer or given due process. He was …

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Shia Rights Watch issues its 2015 Annual Report

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SRW annual Casualty Report, depicting cases of anti-Shiism throughout the past year including cases of arrest, injury, murder, and detainment. Based on in depth research of SRW, an average of, twenty-nine to thirty Shia Muslims were killed, arrested, or wounded on a daily basis in 2015. “2015” reports 5093 Shia …

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Shia News Wire #57

February 27th to March 4th/ 2016 Iraq On Sunday February 28, 2016, a twin suicide bombing of which ISIS claimed responsibility, killed at least 70 people in a Shia majority district of Baghdad. According to police, the bombers were riding motorcycles through a crowded mobile phone market called Mredi Market …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in February 2016

Overview: This report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between February 1st and February 29th, 2016. This month there were 372 deaths within the Shia community. Compared with last month’s analysis, the death rate has greatly increased, which is a negative sign for the …

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