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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in June, 2016

Shia Rights Watch_ June 2016

  In the month of June, over 278 Shia lives were lost as a result of Shia targeted killings in countries such as Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Syria and Nigeria.  Revocation of citizenship and detainment on basis of pro-democracy efforts not only has been continued, but also increased in Gulf …

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Iraq’s Deadliest Attack Since 2003, Over 292 Killed

Shia Rights Watch_Karrada2016

Shia Rights Watch condemns in the strongest terms the July 3rd ISIS bomb attacks which have resulted in over 200 deaths of innocent civilians in Karrada, Iraq. With a death count of over 215, the events of July 3rd were the deadliest attack since 2003. A truck bomb detonation set of …

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Shia News Wire # 73

As the month of Ramadhan progresses, atrocities against Shia Muslims continues. In the week of June 23 to 30th, a total of 64 Shia deaths have been reported in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Pakistan, and Bahrain. Saudi Arabia On June 23rd, Saudi armed forces stormed the home of …

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حزيران / يونيو

4/6 اعتقالات بالجملة ومداهمات للمنازل: سجّل ذوي الاختصاص في مجال حقوق الانسان في البحرين 26 حالة اعتقال تعسفي خلال الأسبوع الماضي- الفترة ما بين 28 مايو/ أيّار إلى 3 يونيو/ حزيران الجاري، بينهم 6 أطفال، و4 حالات اختفاء قسريّ، ومداهمة 17 منزلًا بطريقة غير قانونيّة، بالإضافة إلى رصد 12 حالة تعذيب …

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Shia News Wire # 72

Bahrain Despite efforts of humanitarian organizations, the Kingdom of Bahrain continues to denounce the citizenship of its citizens. On June17th, the Bahraini government revoked the citizenship of 2 and sentences 8 others to 15 year jail sentences for alleged “instigation of violence”. For years, Bahraini officials have targeted pro-democracy Shia …

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