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Happy Eid al-Ghadeer

Shia Rights Watch expresses warm wishes to observers of Eid al-Ghadeer.  Eid al-Ghadir calls for respect for all religions and sects. It promotes democracy and freedom for all segments of the people and in all countries of the world. It is a day that guarantees the realization of social justice …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism, July 2020

The month of July stood witness to 406 individual incidents of violence, mainly in the countries of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Iraq.  Shia Rights Watch emphasizes that reports of anti-Shiism serve as the tip of the iceberg. Many cases of Anti-Shiism are not reported due to fear of …

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Best Eid al-Adha Wishes

Shia Rights Watch expresses best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.  Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, is an international occasion marked by all Abrahamic religions. Traditionally, Muslims celebrate in communion and charitableness. Young and elderly join together, expressing the promotion of global citizenship.  This year, Muslim communities …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism, June 2020

Shia Rights Watch presents a monthly analysis of the trends of Anti-Shiism, as reported by activists and survivors. Anti-Shiism, direct and indirect, crosses international borders. Shia Muslims all over the world face unique hardships based on their religious identity. In June, Shia Muslims in the countries of Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Iraq, …

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Anti-Shiism Hinders the Combat of Coronavirus in Pakistan

While the world struggles to combat the novel Coronavirus, Anti-Shiism in Pakistan quells life-saving efforts.  On June 17th, the family of a Coronavirus patient in critical condition reached out to the community in search of a recovered Coronavirus patient to donate blood plasma with antibodies. With much effort, a donor …

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