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Islamic State vs Sunni State

Once it was believed that countries claiming to follow Islamic Law (Sharia) are Islamic states. Recent anti- Shia movements proved those countries are not Islamic states, they are Sunni states. Throughout the history Shia been known Islamic sect. They believe in same God as all Muslims do, follow the same …

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Morsi’s Report Card

On June 30th 2012 Mohammad Morsi, a representative of Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) and Muslim Brotherhood(MB) took over the office as president of Egypt. When people of Egypt protested two years ago they demanded freedom from oppressors such as Mubarak. They dreamed for an Egypt that runs based on …

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“Thank You” Letter to NY Times

“Thank You” Letter to NY Times Shia Rights Watch would like to thank The New York Times for their article published by Yasir Ghazi on June 18th concerning a suicide bombing in Baghdad. As human rights violations against Shia Muslims are increasing worldwide, especially in the Middle East, it is …

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More on “Arm the Rebels or not to Arm the Rebels?”

Last week Shia Rights Watch posted an editorial about the danger of arming rebels in Syria. More and more incidents are emphasizing the importance of making the right decision about making arms accessible to rebles. Recent murder of a minor in Syria increased the fear among innocent citizen of Syria. …

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Appeal of Conscience Foundation

Appeal of Conscience Foundation We are contacting you on behalf of the Shia Rights Watch, Washington Based non-governmental and non-profit organization dedicated to defend Shia Muslims all around the world, to express our concerns regarding the World Statesman Award presented to Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia. …

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