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Mandela Rules on the Treatment of Prisoners

United Nation, NYC 10/07/2015 On October 7th Shia Rights Watch attended a high-level UN event on the implementation of the Mandela Rules on the Treatment of Prisoners. The Mandela Rules are a revision of the 1955 Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners. These non-binding guidelines for how states …

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State Department Eid Al-Fitr reception

Shia Rights Watch attended the State Department’s Eid al Fitr Reception this evening. Featured guests included the Imam of largest mosque in North America President “Islamic Center of America” Sayed Hassan Qazvini, producer of the Burka Avenger cartoon series, UMAA Representative, leaders of NGO’s and representative of countries embassy. The …

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