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Citizens of Tomorrow: International Youth Day

While youth make up a slight majority of the world’s population today, they make up all of tomorrow. Of the world 7.6 billion population, there are 1.4 billion individuals between the ages of 15-24. If one were to use the internationally comprehensive classification of “young people,” the world is comprised …

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شيعة رايتس ووتش تدين الاحكام التعسفية بحق الناشطين في البحرين

أصدرت المحاكم البحرينية خلال الساعات القليلة الماضية حزمة جديدة من الاحكام المنحازة للسلطة. فقد أصدرت المحاكم المذكورة احكاما بحق 34 معتقل تراوحت بين السجن المؤبد والحبس الشديد، فضلا عن اسقاط الجنسية عن 24 آخرين وفق إجراءات قضائية تفتقر للمعايير القانونية والدولية، ودون الاخذ بالاعتبار كيفية انتزاع الاعترافات من المعتقلين، خصوصا …

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International Youth Day 2016

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As most other International days, International Youth Day is to celebrate youth, talk about its importance and pay more attention to issues concerning this group. August 12 is recognized as International Youth Day by the United Nations.  As a human rights NGO, Shia Rights Watch would like to use this …

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SRW’s Six Month Accomplishments

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SRW’s Six Month Accomplishments Dear SRW members, interns, volunteers, followers and subscribers, While you were busy supporting us, we were working hard defending Shia minority rights. This is a brief summary to thank you for your help, hard work and support. Because of you, SRW has been able to defend …

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Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education

Shia Rights Watch,شیعة رايتس ووتش

Shia Rights Watch, New York/June; In the Middle East and other countries where violent extremism has effected the stability and growth; violent groups continue targeting educated professionals and continue to promote isolation and radicalization. The UNSG Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) advocates global citizenship education (GCED) as one of its …

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