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 »
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 »
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 »
Explosion in Sadr City, Baghdad Targets Shia Muslims
Shia Rights Watch expresses its warmest regards to the international community in the auspicious month of Ramadan. The Holy month of Ramadan is a time of consciousness, generosity, and spiritual fulfillment. At Shia Rights Watch, we stand in remembrance of those disproportionately affected by the pandemic, including but not limited …Read More »
Anti Shia Remark John Kirby
March 5, 2021 As the Pope is set to visit Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani on Saturday, the Department of Defense’s Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and spokesman, John Kirby makes an Anti-Shia and xenophobic statement that has outraged religious and minority rights activists. In the Pentagon …Read More »
The Targeted Hazara of Pakistan
Shia Rights Watch expresses concern for the continued genocide of the Hazara ethnic group in Pakistan. On January 3rd, 2021, 11 coal miners in Balochistan, Pakistan, were kidnapped and killed. Armed ISIS assailants identified the miners as Shia Muslims before dragging them from the miner’s shared residence to a location …Read More »