Iraq

Funerals, New Target Places for Criminals

Series of bomb explosions killed about 100 and injured more than 120 in Iraq. An explosion in n Sadr city left 57 killed and 120 injured. Two hours later another explosion killed nine and wounded 14. Gunmen killed seven police officers and wounded 21 people in another attack in the …

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SRW Calls on International Department of Historic Resources

An attack to a Shia Muslim shrine in Iraq raised Shia Rights Watch’s concerns. After targeted Shia Killings, demolition and attacks to Shia holy shrines, Islamic centers and schools are increasing in different parts of the world. A shrine in northern Baquba district, Iraq, belonging to an offspring of the …

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Terrorists Attack Mosques

City of Kasra witnessed another deadly day when about 40 died and more than 50 wounded due to two explosions. One September 11th, 2013 two car bombs went off as Shia Muslims exited a local mosque in Kasra city of Baghdad, Iraq. Most of the victims were exiting mosque when …

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Eight Unclaimed Bombings

SRW condemns the increasing Shia killing in Iraq and urges the government to take immediate actions to protect its citizen. Eight unclaimed bombings in Iraq claimed the lives of at least 50 people in Shia populated area of Baghdad on September 3rd, 2013. Increasing violence in Iraq’s Shia area has …

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Combination of Violences

Combination of car bomb, roadside bomb and shooting killed at least 47 people on August 25th. Terrorists, especially anti-Shia groups, have gained significant power in Iraq during last two years. Although many of the bombings stay unclaimed, it is not unrealistic to blame anti-Shia terrorist groups for the death of …

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Eight Explosions in Iraq

Eight car bombs exploded today in Shia populated areas of the Baghdad, Iraq. So far 25 are killed and more than 70 are wounded. The death toll is increasing since many of the injured are in critical condition. Death toll and violence in Iraq is increasing and no terrorist group …

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More Violence in Iraq than in Syria

SRW is concerned about the Shia targeted killings in Iraq. This organization has repeatedly reported Shia Muslim targeted killings. Iraq, a Shia populated country, is under increasing attacks and the security forces fail to protect the citizens and visitors. It is reported that many terrorist groups and organizations use the …

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Six Cities under Attack

Shia killings continue in Iraq after July that was the deadliest month since 2006. Shia populated areas of Iraq faces more bomb explosion than any other country in the world. Explosions on Tuesday August 6th killed 30 and injured 100 of people. UN reported 1,057 deaths and 2,236 Iraqi wounded …

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Deadliest Ramadan in the History of Iraq

Ramadan, is half way through and so far it has been a month full of bloodshed. Tens of suicidal and car explosions have killed hundreds of people in this month. Iraq hosts thousands of visitors during the month of Ramadan and SRW is concerned about the security and safety of …

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