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Bi-Annual Anti-Shiism Report

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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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Suicide Bomber Strikes Near Shia Mosque in Kabul, 4 Killed

June 15th, 2017 Today, June 15th, there was an explosion in the al-Zahra mosque in the western outskirts of Kabul. The attack killed four, including the leader of Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazaras, Hajji Ramazan Hussainzada and injured seven. The attacker attempted to enter the mosque armed when police stopped him. An …

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Shia Rights Watch Engagement at the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council “Countering Terrorism and Promoting Equal Rights”

Human Rights Council- 31st session – Item 3 Promotion and protection of human Rights and Fundamental freedom while countering terrorism and Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights Interactive Dialogue Countering Terrorism and Promoting Equal Rights Contribution Oriane Dumas Geneva March 10, 2016 Mr. President,   Shia Rights Watch would like to …

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Shia Rights Watch issues its 2015 Annual Report

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SRW annual Casualty Report, depicting cases of anti-Shiism throughout the past year including cases of arrest, injury, murder, and detainment. Based on in depth research of SRW, an average of, twenty-nine to thirty Shia Muslims were killed, arrested, or wounded on a daily basis in 2015. “2015” reports 5093 Shia …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in February 2016

Overview: This report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between February 1st and February 29th, 2016. This month there were 372 deaths within the Shia community. Compared with last month’s analysis, the death rate has greatly increased, which is a negative sign for the …

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Shia Rights Watch issues its 2015 Annual Report

Washington, D.C. – Shia Rights Watch is releasing its 2015 Annual Report at the Human Rights Council 31st Session, Geneva. SRW annual Casualty Report, depicting cases of anti-Shiism throughout the past year including cases of arrest, injury, murder, and detainment. Based on in depth research of SRW, an average of, …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in January 2016

Overview: This report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between January 1st and January 31st. This month there were 140 known deaths within the Shia community. Most significant bombing  left seventy-one known deaths. However, news released from the Zaria massacre showed 705 people …

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الشیعة في مواجهة العنف 2014-2015

الدفاع عن مظلومية أهل البيت عليهم السلام واتباعهم تكليف شرعي و واجب الجميع، ونحن بدورنا ( وبتوجيه من المرجعية الشيعية) ندافع عنك مهما بلغ الامر وكلف الثمن.الأمين العام

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in December 2015

Overview: This report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between December 1st and December 31st.  December has been a relatively low risk month for Shia around the world with the exception of the massacre in Nigeria.  The attacks towards Shia stretched from Nigeria …

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Shia News Wire #47

Nigeria Over the past week the Shia community has continued to reel from the news about the mass killing of Shia Muslims in Zaria city in Nigeria. Although the Nigerian military is maintaining its innocence, new reports and evidence are showing the malicious actions of the Nigerian armed forces. The …

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