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Shia Pilgrims Kidnaped in Syria

48 Iranian pilgrims were kidnapped on August 4th, three of which were murdered during an air attack yesterday, Monday the 6th. Rebel spokesman, Moutassam al-Ahmad, threatened to kill the rest, if the Syrian Army does not stop its resistance. A bus load of Iranians pilgrims were abducted by gunmen. The …

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Save the Lives of Shia Muslims and Shrines in Syria

Washington,DC (July 20, 2012),  According to our sources in Sayedah Zainab, Syria, 10 kilometers outside Damascus, thousands of Shi’a Muslims are in danger of massacre by the Free Syrian Army and groups affiliated with them. Shi’a Rights Watch has learned from many Shi’a Muslims living in the area that the …

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Car Bomb Near Sayyeda Zaynab,Syria

A suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden car near a revered Shia shrine in the Syrian capital Thursday, the state news agency says. The bombing occurred at a parking lot near the holy shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab, which houses the tomb of the Prophet Mohammed’s granddaughter.. At least 14 people …

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Anti-Shia Killed Another Shia Religious Figure in Syria

Shia Rights Watch (SRW) strongly condemns the terrorist attack targeting Shia figures in Syria. SRW, also urges United Nation to put more effort in protecting Shia in the country knowing that Shia always are known for supporting peace and nonviolence in the area. On Sunday May 13, 2012, Anti-Shia terrorist attack the …

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The closure of Al-Dar Newspaper

It has been our pledge to engage with the political system in Kuwait to ensure that rights, freedom, democracy are upheld. Preserving freedom of expression and freedom of the press, as outlined in Articles 36 and 37 of the Kuwaiti Constitution, is important to all Kuwaitis and indispensable for ensuring …

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Kuwait Set to Act Against Shia Newspaper Al-Dar

KUWAIT CITY: A Shia newspaper in Kuwait faces trial for its use of the term “invasion” to report on the Saudi troop deployment in Bahrain to help quell protests, its editor and local media said on Tuesday. “So far we have not received official notification, though we heard that we …

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Shia Activist was Arrested Defending his Beliefs

Shia activist, Ali Al-Shatti was arrested by order of the interior minister of Kuwait and was detained in the security of the state, according to our reporter in Kuwait, Ali Al-Shatti was arrested because of defending his personal believes as Shia. Couple weeks ago the Imam of the Sunni mosque …

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