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Bahrain Court Sentenced 17 to Imprisonment

Tensions run high in Bahrain as 17 are sentenced to imprisonment. Sources report, Bahraini forces used excessive force and shot at groups of youth in peaceful protest. Of the 17, five were sentenced to life in prison, three were sentenced to 10 years (each) in detainment. Eight were revoked of …

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SRW’s Ramadan Letter to all Embassies in USA

Dear Ambassador, This Ramadan, Shia Rights Watch invites you to join the thousands if not millions of Shia Muslim in your nation by renewing your commitment to promoting unity among the masses. We ask that you be mindful of your Muslim constituents in this month as they hold fasts. Ramadan …

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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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