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Muharram 2017 Advisory

Muharram Advisory Dear Fellow Shia Muslims, As a human rights NGO dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of Shia Muslims globally, we are writing to bring to your attention the veneration and importance of practicing safety in your community in the month of Muharram. Since Muharram is the time Shia …

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شيعة رايتس ووتش: المجتمع الدولي يتحمل نتائج المجزرة التي ارتكبت في صنعاء

تدين منظمة شيعة رايتس ووتش الدولية المجزرة المريعة التي ارتكبها التحالف السعودي بحق المدنيين العزل في العاصمة اليمنية صنعاء مؤخرا، محملة المجتمع الدولي نتائج تلك المجزرة نظرا لتواطئه المستمر في غض النظر عن الانتهاكات الانسانية التي ارتكبت في السابق على يد دول ذلك التحالف المشؤوم. وتعتبر المنظمة ان المجزرة الاخيرة …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016

Shia Rights Watch_August 2016

Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016 This monthly report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between August 1st and 31st, 2016. This month there were 334 deaths, and 67 wounded in the Shia community. Also 47 to 50 cases of arrest were reported. …

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Ramadan

Shia Rights Watch_Ramdan Kareem رمضان کریم

As the month of Ramadan nears, Shia Rights Watch would like to congratulate every muslim on this joyous month. With this month comes faith, love, reflection of the past, and resolution for the future. In the not so far past, Shia muslims were a population not only ostracized, but prosecuted …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in March, 2016

  Overview: This report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between March 1st and March 31st, 2016. This month there were 466 deaths within the Shia community. Also 15 cases of arrest were reported.  Anti-Shia violations were reported in seven countries during March 2016. As …

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Genocide Designation

The Shia Rights Watch would like to express its appreciation of Secretary of State, John Kerry’s recent statement in regards to recognition of ISIS’s crimes as “genocide”. According to John Kerry, United States has determined that ISIS’s actions against minorities such as Yazidi, Christians, and Shia Muslims, all constitutes as …

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Shia News Wire #59

March 12th to 18th, 2016 Bahrain Monday March 14, 2016 daughter of political activist named Zainab al-Khawaja, and her one year old baby were detained by the Bahraini government; her father is serving a life sentence since the 2011 Shia led protests. She has been prisoned for numerous reasons including …

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Shia Rights Watch Engagement at the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council “Countering Terrorism and Promoting Equal Rights”

Human Rights Council- 31st session – Item 3 Promotion and protection of human Rights and Fundamental freedom while countering terrorism and Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights Interactive Dialogue Countering Terrorism and Promoting Equal Rights Contribution Oriane Dumas Geneva March 10, 2016 Mr. President,   Shia Rights Watch would like to …

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