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Human Rights Day

  December 10th, 2019, marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  It was on this day in 1948 in which inalienable rights, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, economic, or political status, were engraved in a single document. Shia Rights Watch observes this day with …

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Bahrain Uprising Anniversary: 8 years of ongoing violations

February 14th, 2018 marks the 8th anniversary of Bahrain 2011 uprising. Shia Rights Watch predicts that more protest and crackdowns will be carried out as a result. In fact activists reported as many as 23 people were arrested today, the 13th, as the kingdom’s security services raided homes in numerous towns …

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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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