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شيعة رايتس ووتش تدين عملية اعتداء القوات الأمنية على نجل المرجع الشيرازي واعتقاله

تعرب منظمة شيعة رايتس ووتش الدولية عن استنكارها وادانتها الشديدتين للانتهاك والاستخفاف الصارخ الذي أقدمت عليه السلطات الإيرانية بحق رمز ديني عريق يمثل شريحة اجتماعية واسعة في مختلف بلدان العالم. اذ أقدمت السلطات الإيرانية اليوم الثلاثاء على الاعتداء على مركبة المرجع الديني الإسلامي السيد صادق الشيرازي واوقفتها عنوة في أحد …

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Anti-Shiism in Iran: An Internationally Renowned Scholar Arrested

Iranian Intelligence Services attacked one of Shia’s most internationally renowned scholars, Seyed Sadiq Shirazi, in Qum and arrested his son today, March 6, 2018. Local advocates report the forces attacked the clergy’s vehicle, forced his son Seyed Hussain Shirazi, out of the car, and removed his turban degrading him in …

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2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report 2018 marks the 7th anniversary of Shia Rights Watch. Over the past seven years, our organization and our team have grown from a Washington, DC-based minority rights group to an internationally renowned institution active in both the United Nations and the International community. Our qualitative and quantitative …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in January, 2018

Shia Rights watch continues its research and advocacy for the 7th consecutive year. The year 2018 began with the release of the SRW Annual Report, highlighting minority rights violations and the persecution of Shia Muslims. The 18-page report analyzed the state of the Shia Minority in relation to international events …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in July, 2017

Monthly Analysis: July 2017 The 20 attacks that occurred in July left the Shia population in a position susceptible to human rights violations. Despite the overall decrease in casualties in July from June of 2017, 262 individuals were killed and 53 were wounded. These large numbers bare witness to the …

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Bi-Annual Anti-Shiism Report

Shia Rights Watch_AntiShiism

Intro The first half of 2017 has been a turbulent time for Shia Muslims all over the world. Anti-Shiism, or the active targeting of Shia Muslim to limit their visibility and expression, was prevalent in across the globe. Shia Muslims, including their sub groups, make up approximately 50% of the …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in JUNE, 2017

June 2017 Anti-Shiism Across the Middle East As anti-Shiism runs high, over 133 were killed in the month of June. New this month are attacks on Iranian soil and a death sentence given by social media posting in Pakistan. A compilation of news from on the grounds sources and major …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016

Shia Rights Watch_August 2016

Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016 This monthly report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between August 1st and 31st, 2016. This month there were 334 deaths, and 67 wounded in the Shia community. Also 47 to 50 cases of arrest were reported. …

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