June, 2015

  • 4 June

    International Day for Shia Rights #612ShiaDay


    Shia Rights Watch Launches International Day of Shia Rights Campaign Washington, D.C. – June 4, 2015– In memory of the June 12, 2014 attack on Camp Speicher in Iraq, Shia Rights Watch has declared June 12th the International Day of Shia Rights. The International Day of Shia Rights was created …

October, 2014

  • 28 October

    ISIS Crimes against Humanity For Immediate release

    Washington, DC- October 28, 2014– Shia Rights Watch releases video documenting human rights violations committed by ISIS in Iraq. With the Islamic State in Iraq and al- Sham (ISIS) controlling large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, SRW has come forward with evidence documenting extensive human rights violations by …

June, 2014

  • 16 June


    Introduction The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (alternatively translated as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria), abbreviated as ISIL or ISIS, is an active Jihadist terrorist group with a mission to establish an illegal unrecognized state in Iraq and Syria under the auspices the Wahhabi movement[i]. This week, …

February, 2014

  • 25 February

    The Role of Education in Implementing Social Justice

    Washington DC- First Ever Shia Rights Conference Was a Success Shia Rights Watch would like to thank speakers, guests, panelists and all who supported the first formal human rights seminar that analyzed the violations toward Shia Muslims worldwide in Washington DC. This one of a kind seminar received many attentions …

October, 2013

  • 3 October

    Letter to Secretary John Kerry on Violations of Religious Freedom in Malaysia

    In Malaysia religious minorities continue to see their freedom of religion and expression restricted.  Malaysian authorities often ban publications, close or destroy worship centers and arrest members of the Shia community and other mystical sects. In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Shia Rights Watch details the worst …

September, 2013

  • 9 September


    Shia Rights Watch, Washington DC, Today, in a collaborative effort, some of the most influential Shia Muslim organizations in the United States have released a Joint Statement Regarding Syria, reflecting the views of these organizations and their membership. In doing so, these organizations have firmly released their opinion of opposition …

  • 9 September

    Spotlight, Report of Violation against Shia Muslim

    Washington DC — Shia Rights Watch is releasing a report “Spotlight” that looks at Human rights violation against Shia Muslims in eight countries on September 6, 2013. The report reflects extensive investigative work that SRW staff has undertaken during last two years often in close partnership with human rights activists. …

June, 2013

  • 26 June

    International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

    Water Bottles Not Water Boarding Shia Rights Watch to host event in Farragut Square at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday night (26 June 2013). As part of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Shia Right Watch is holding an event to raise awareness about the victims of torture. The …

May, 2013

  • 3 May

    Pakistan Untold Stories

    Washington DC — Shia Rights Watch is releasing a report cataloging human rights abuses against the Shia Muslims Minority in Pakistan on May 6, 2013. This 28-page report details violations to the Shia Muslim minority of Pakistan. The report is based on Interviews, site visits, news articles, NGO, and human …

March, 2013

  • 5 March

    Shia Ethnic Cleansing in Indonesia

    Washington DC — Shia Rights Watch is releasing a report cataloging human rights abuses against the Shia Muslims minority in Indonesia on March 11, 2013. The report details the atrocities committed by the Indonesian government and Anti-Shia groups against Shia Muslims in Indonesia. Journalists, researchers, and human rights advocates interested …