Tag Archives: AFGHANISTAN

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 …

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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.  …

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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 …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism, March 2021

March 2021 stood witness to continued violence against Shia Muslims. Anti-Shiism in the forms of arrests, sentencing, lack of due process, injury, and killing reported to Shia Rights Watch spanned four countries.  The reports of violence listed in this report have been verified through collaboration with grassroot advocates and confirmed …

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Flashback Friday March 26, 2021

Punjab, Pakistan,  Raja Basharat, Provincial Law Minister, took measures to address systemic discrimination against Shia Muslims in Punjab Province. The minister assured local Shia delegations to withdraw cases against Shia mourners and to investigate cases brought forth by anti-Shia discrimination. Shia Muslims report discrimination and bias within social systems that …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism, February 2021

In the month of February, 84 incidents of violence against Shia Muslims were reported in the nations of Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.  It is important to note that cases of violence noted in this report are, in fact, only a sample of the incidents of …

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Flashback Friday, January 15, 2021

Find all Shia-related happenings in a single page – Introducing SRW Weekly Flashback Fridays!   Balochistan, Pakistan After six days on the ground, the bodies of the Hazara miners were buried last week. An approximate 5,000 people attended the mass burial ceremony in Hazara Town Cemetery. Family of the deceased …

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Flashback Friday, January 8, 2021

Find all Shia-related happenings in a single page – Introducing SRW Weekly Flashback Fridays!   Balochistan, Pakistan On January 3rd, 2021, ISIS assailants kidnapped, tortured, and killed 11 coal miners in Balochistan, Pakistan, The minors were identified as Shia Muslims previous to being dragged into the mountains. Their hands were …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism, November 2020

Prejudice, discrimination, and violence against Shia Muslims is an issue of international proportion.  In the month of November, activists and grassroots organizations from the nations of Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bahrain, Iraq, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia reported Anti-Shiism as covered in this report.  Shia Rights Watch notes that this report covers quantifiable …

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