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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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Attack to Shia Muslim Mosque

On Tuesday, June 18th, two suicide bombers gunned down three guards and then detonated bombs at a Shia Muslim mosque. The attack killed 37 people and wounded 57 people in the mosque that is popular among Shia Muslim students from a local secular university. No immediate claims of responsibility were …

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Suicide Bomber Targets Shia Mosque in Peshawar

On Friday, June 21, anti-Shia terrorists attacked a Shia Mosque inside the Hussaini Madrassa in Peshawar, Pakistan. The mosque was crowded as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers when three armed men shot a guard posted outside and stormed into the building. Once inside, one of the men detonated his suicide …

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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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شيعة رايتس ووتش تدعو اللجنة الدولية المشرفة على اتفاقية مناهضة التعذيب في يومها العالمي الى التصدي لظاهرة اضطهاد الشيعة

تدعو منظمة شيعة رايتس ووتش الدولية، اللجنة الدولية المشرفة على اتفاقية مناهضة التعذيب وهي تحتفي في يومها العالمي الى التصدي لظاهرة اضطهاد الشيعة التي باتت تنتشر في العديد من مناطق الشرق الاوسط وبعض الدول الاسيوية، وما انسحب على ذلك من ازدياد خطير في معدلات التعذيب والانتهاكات المثيلة لتلك الجريمة التي …

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60 Shia Slaughtered in Hatla Dayr Az Zawr, Syria

Shia Rights Watch (SRW), headquartered in Washington DC, condemns the mass killing in Hatla, Dayr Az Zawr, Syria.  The SRW has been informed about the deaths of Shia Muslims in the Hatla, Dayr Az Zawr area of Syria and the growing pressure they are under every day. A total of …

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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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SBY AND THE WORLD STATESMAN AWARD

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyonom, President of the Republic of Indonesia, was awarded the World Statesman Award for his role in promoting religious tolerance and freedom of worship in Indonesia. Human rights organizations are up in arms, criticizing SBY for his acceptance of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation award while citing several …

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Revenge: The New War Crime

Although rebels in Syria deny responsibility of attacks on Shia communities, recent human rights violations in the area are suggesting the opposite. Shia Right Watch has been informed by its connections in Syria that Shia Muslims of the Hatla, Dayr Az Zawr area are under more pressure, especially after the …

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