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Alarming Arrest of Shia Clerics: 47 arrested in 60 days

Shia Rights Watch is greatly saddened and disturbed at the alarming number of Shia clerics who are being unlawfully arrested in Bahrain. This blatant targeting of Shia religious leaders is unacceptable and unfounded. According to recent investigations as many as 47 Shia clerics have been arrested since June 20th, 2016. …

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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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International Youth Day 2016

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As most other International days, International Youth Day is to celebrate youth, talk about its importance and pay more attention to issues concerning this group. August 12 is recognized as International Youth Day by the United Nations.  As a human rights NGO, Shia Rights Watch would like to use this …

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