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Case of Sheikh Isa Qassim, Violations Continues in Bahrain

Bahraini government fines, strips nationality, and gives jail time to Sheikh Isa Qassim, another Bahraini Shia cleric. Suspended jail time in addition to $265,000 fine of Sheikh Isa Qassim is another example of Bahrain’s religious discrimination and controlling of religious freedom. Sheikh Qassim was accused and charged of illegal fundraising and …

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Stand Up for Awamiya

Saudi Shia are not even treated as second class citizens anymore: siege suggests they are not considered citizens at all, says SRW. Six days in, the siege in Awamiya remains strong. Sources report that Saudi forces invaded the town beginning at 3 am, closed all entrances and started to demolish …

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Member of the Shia Community Kidnapped in Madagascar

Yanish Ismail, a member of the Shia community in Madagascar was reportedly kidnapped by 14 armed assailants. Sources say Ismail was taken from the Shia cemetery amidst a funeral on the 14th of May, 2017. Yanish is the son of Daniel Ismail, a prominent Shia businessman centered in Madagascar. The …

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Anti-Shiism in the First quarter of 2017

The First quarter of 2017, have witnessed over 296 tragic deaths, more than 875 wounded most of which were in Iraq. Anti-Shiism also continued in the form of detainment in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. Anti-Shia efforts furthered in revocation of citizenships of Bahraini pro-democracy advocates and …

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Bahrain uprising Anniversary!

SIX YEARS ago today February 14th, 2017, Bahraini citizens asked their monarchy to give them their Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as security, well- being and Esteem. Instead, ruling government present them with Arrest, torture, prison and execution. Creating largest prison in the world holding under age children, preventing them …

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Bahrain Executes Three Shia Muslims

Shia Rights Warch condemn the execution of three Shia Muslims, Sami Mushaima (42), Ali Al-Singace (21) and Abbas Al-Samea (27) due to a false accusation by Bahraini government. Bahrain authorities are known for accusing their Shia majority citizens and convicting them under torture in prison. Many Shia has been arrested, tortured and killed by …

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Participate in the Shia Rights Watch survey

Shia Islam is a multicultural faith consisting up to half of the Muslim population of the world, including subgroups such as Zaidi, Alawite, and Ismaili. Shia Muslim have been victims of crimes against their faith by discrimination, abuse, torture and killing in the Middle East and Africa. Many Shia families …

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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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