Salma al-Shehab is imprisoned and sentenced Shi’a Muslim woman and mother of two small children to 34 years in prison over a Twitter post. Al-Shehab Ph.D. student at Leeds University in the United Kingdom, has been subjected to solitary confinement and abuse based on her religion while in prison. She …Read More »
Antishiism in Albuquerque, New Mexico_ 4 Shia Muslims killed
Shia Rights Watch is following up with the tragic and targeted killing of four Shia Muslims in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We have been working with authorities and two Shia mosques in the area to maximize the strength of the community and highlight the issue of Antishiism in the area. We …Read More »
#612ShiaDay_International Shia Day
For Shia Rights, We Stand International Shia day intends to increase awareness about the struggles, rights, and achievements of Shia Muslims. This population is an underrepresented minority, violated against, and marginalized. Global action is needed to accelerate Shia rights.Read More »
Attach on Shia school left 6 dead and 35 wounded.
The terrorist attack on Shia educational center and public high school left more than six Shia students dead and wounded more than 35. The final casualty increases as some of the wounded students are fighting for their lives. Taliban prevents Shia Muslims from protecting themselves and create security measures to …Read More »
Terrorist attack on Mazar-i-sharif left 35 killed and 90 Shia wounded.
#Breaking The terrorist attack on Shia Mosque in Afghanistan’s Mazar-e-Sharif left 35 dead and more than 90 Shia Muslims wounded. Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the attack on the Shia Mosque has become normal. A couple of days ago, the attack in Dhashte-e-Barchi in western Kabul killed six …Read More »
Saudi Government executed 41 Shia
This weekend, Saudi authorities executed 41 Shia from the eastern province with a false accusation. The court system has convicted innocent Shia Muslims and sentenced them to death via the sword.Read More »
Incidents of Anti-Shiism, May 2021
Shia Rights Watch continues monitoring international anti-Shia violence. Events noted in this statement are a collection of violence against Shia Muslims reported by grassroots activists and journalists. Shia Rights Watch highlights that this report samples the true scope of anti-Shiism. In the month of May, violence from the nations of …Read More »
Hazara Face Continued Violence: Is There an End?
Shia Rights Watch expresses its deepest concern for the lives of the Hazara population in Afghanistan following the recent bombings in Kabul. For far too long have the Hazara people lived with targets on their back while the world turns a blind eye to the violence that plague their lives. …Read More »
Incidents of Anti-Shiism, April 2021
Anti-Shiism in the forms of arrests, sentencing, lack of due process, injury, and killing reported to Shia Rights Watch spanned the international community in the month of April. Reports of violence listed in this report have been verified through collaboration with grassroot advocates and confirmed by local investigations. Shia Rights …Read More »