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Shia Rights Watch welcomes Pope Francis to the United States

Shia Rights Watch welcomes pope francis

On behalf of the American Shia community, we welcome Pope Francis with open arms. We know that this trip will we be both enjoyable and productive for both the American community as well as the international community at large. Yesterday afternoon Pope Francis landed in the United States to begin …

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Shia Weekly News #32

Week of September 13, 2015 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia has handed down yet another death sentence to a prominent Shia activist. This death sentence has come upon Ali ibn Muhammad al-Nimr, nephew of Sheikh Nirm Al-Nimr. On September 13th Saudi Arabia’s Court of Appeals sentenced Muhammad al-Nimr to death after …

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Shia Weekly News #31

The week of September 6th was a rough week for Shia Muslims as 45 Shia were killed, 7 were injured and 3 were arrested. All of the deaths and injuries occurred in Iraq while the arrests occurred in Bahrain. September is showing a continuous stream of discriminatory treatment of Shia …

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Shia Weekly News #30

Pakistan On August 29th Syed Ameer Hyder Shah, advocate of the Sindh High Court was shot and killed in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi. Shah was travelling in his car when three men riding motorcycles opened fire on his car as it neared Hassan Square. The assailants immediately left the …

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