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Shia News Wire # 74

July 1st to 8th, 2016 Iraq The first week of July has consisted of relentless violence. In addition to the daily improvised explosive devices in Shia populated areas of Baghdad, numerous suicide bombings have left over 350 people dead. The first major incident occurred on the 2nd of July as …

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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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