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SBY AND THE WORLD STATESMAN AWARD

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyonom, President of the Republic of Indonesia, was awarded the World Statesman Award for his role in promoting religious tolerance and freedom of worship in Indonesia. Human rights organizations are up in arms, criticizing SBY for his acceptance of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation award while citing several …

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Extremists as Representatives of Their Government

Top Wahabbi cleric supports al-Qaradawi’s call for “Jihad” in Syria. It is important that the reader understands that the term jihad refers to a religious obligation to kill. Arabic Elaph.com news agency reports that Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sheikh, the top cleric of Saudi Arabia and head …

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Arming the Rebels, or not Arming the Rebels?

As human rights violations and war crimes increase in Syria by governments’ forces, foreigner and rebels it is critical to take wise decisions in regard of arming any group. Any assistance that would potentially add to the violations must be studied first. Not long ago The UN Commission of Inquiry …

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Spotlight, Special Edition

Spotlight is the only and first human rights report that looks at all countries with most Shia Muslim rights violations at once. This one of a kind Spotlight report summarizes Shia Muslim rights violations in eight countries with the most violations. The report reflects extensive investigative work that SRW staff …

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Embassy of the State of Qatar

Embassy of the State of Qatar The Honorable Mohamed Bin Abdulla Al-Rumaihi   Embassy of the State of Qatar 2555 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20037   Dear Mohamed Bin Abdulla Al-Rumaihi   At Shia Rights Watch (SRW), we, researchers, activists, and human rights defenders, who are following human rights …

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