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Shia Weekly News #29

Indonesia In Indonesia Shia Muslims looking to return to their homes after a religious riot that targeted them forced them to free from their homes are facing renewed discrimination. Hundreds of Shia Muslims that were displaced years ago from Indonesia’s East Java province were recently told that they must abandon …

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Who is Responsible?

Mapping Responsible Parties of Anti-Shia Violence from January – July 2015 Since the beginning of 2015, Shia Rights Watch has collected data on incidences of anti-shi’ism around the world. By our records and reports there have been a total of 2,959 Shia killed and 3,662 wounded in various bombings, attacks, …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in July 2015

Incidents of anti-Shiism in July 2015 There was a significant increase in both the number of Shia killed and those that were injured during attacks. There was a decrease in the total amount of Shia arrested or abducted, but there were abductions this month as opposed to last month. There …

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شيعة رايتس ووتش تصدر تقريرها الحقوقي لشهر تموز

تصدر منظمة شيعة رايتس ووتش تقريرها الشهري حول ابرز الانتهاكات الحقوقية التي ارتكبت بحق المسلمين الشيعة للفترة الممتدة من 25 جزيران/ يونيو وحتى 25 تموز/ يوليو. ويستعرض التقرير العديد من العمليات الارهابية التي نفذتها الجماعات التكفيرية بحق افراد من المسلمين الشيعة، الى جانب عمليات القمع والتنكيل الممارسة ضدهم من قبل …

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Shia News Wire_#24

Responding to the ISIS Attack in Kuwait The June 26th bombing at the Imam Sadiq mosque in Kuwait was a horrifying event that devastated the Shia community in the country. Following this attack Shia Rights Watch has worked to contact the Kuwaiti government to request that they work to ensure …

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Ambassador of Bahrain

Shia Rights Watch writes letter to the Ambassador of Bahrain to request increased protection for Shia Muslims in Bahrain after ISIS threats. Washington, D.C.- July 2, 2015- Shia Rights Watch sent a letter to the Ambassador of Bahrain to request greater protection for Shia Muslims in Bahrain leading up to …

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27 Killed and over 200 injured in Kuwait Bombing


On Friday June 26th terror struck the Shia community in Kuwait. During midday prayers a suicide bomber detonated themselves at the Imam Sadiq mosque killing at least 27 people and injuring 200 others. This horrific attack occurred as at least 2,000 people were gathered in this mosque. This attack is …

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Shia News Wire_#14

67 killed in clashes with ISIS Militants in Iraq On Monday 67 people, including 15 border guards, were killed in clashes between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants in 2 provinces in Iraq. The first of such attacks occurred in Iraq’s western Anbar province when dozens of militants attacked the …

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Shia News Wire_#13

November 21, 2014 Militant groups in Pakistan Declare Allegiance to ISIS On Monday, a Taliban offshoot named Jundullah announced that it is supporting the efforts of ISIS to establish an Islamic Caliphate. Fahad Marwat, the spokesperson for Jundullah, announced this declaration of support after Jundullah met a three-person ISIS delegation. …

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