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Condemning Terrorist Attack on French

Number: 910 Date: January 7, 2015 The Embassy of France 4101 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20007 We at Shia Rights Watch are deeply saddened by murderous acts of the three gunmen at the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris today. The murder of the 12 people and the wounding of …

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The Shia in Yemen

This Shia Rights Watch report entitled “The Shia in Yemen”, documents incidents of violence and intimidation against Shia Muslims in Yemen. Documenting cases until the end of 2014, the report gives a detailed account of how Shia have been targeted because of their religious beliefs. Kidnappings, murders, and illegal detentions …

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Shia News Wire_#16

December 18, 2014 SRW Thanks Iraqi Forces for Creating Safe Arba’een for Pilgrims Shia Rights Watch expresses its appreciations for all Iraqi forces that helped securing this country during most important and largets human gathering in this country. This year Iraqi security forces managed to create safest Arba’een so far …

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Shia News Wire_#15

December 12, 2014 Islamic State executes Shia militiamen north of Baghdad On Sunday, militants from the Islamic State executed 12 Shia militiamen in a rural village north of Baghdad. The executions occurred in the village of Tal al-Thahab which is near the town of Balad which is roughly 50 miles …

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