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Letter to Embassy of Switzerland

Letter to Switzerland Embassy His Excellency Didier Burkhalter, Federal Councillor of Switzerland to United States, 2900 Cathedral Avenue N.W. Washington, DC 20008-3499 United States of America Dear Mr. Councillor: On behalf of Shia Rights Watch we are writing to highlight our concerns regarding the safety and security of the Shia …

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Muharram Campaign of 2013; Summary of Shia Rights Violations

Shia targeted killings and violations spikes in the first month of lunar calendar, as Shia Muslims participate in Muharram campaign. Muharram campaign is the very first universal campaign against violence and discrimination that was initiated by Shia Muslims after the tragedy of Karbala in the month of Muharram of 680 …

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Letter to Embassies on Upcoming Muharram

Shia Rights Watch’s Open Letter to Embassies on Upcoming Muharram As the month of Muharram begins on November 5th, 2013, SRW contacted number of embassies in US and invited them to respect the rights of their indigenous Shia community in performing the rituals associated with this month and protect them …

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What is Muharram Campaign!… And Is It Effective?

If you know Shia Muslims you certainly know that month of Muharram is the most significant time of the year for this people. The very first universal campaign against violence and discrimination took place by Shia Muslims after the tragedy of Karbala in the month of Muharram in 680 CE. …

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