Tag Archives: India

Incidents of Anti-Shiism, August 2020

shia rights watch_Antishiism August 2020

In August 2020, Shia Muslims faced a total of 356 incidents of anti-Shiism. As a result of violence, 112 individuals were injured, 37 killed, based on their faith.  Shia Rights Watch notes the recorded incidents are only cases of direct violence. Cultural and systemic forms of anti-Shiism cannot be quantified …

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Discriminatory Inclusion Measures in India


On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, Indian lawmakers approved an amendment to the nation’s Citizenship Law which, as claimed by proponents, grants dignity and equal opportunity for those facing religious prosecutions in neighboring nations. Through the new legislation, illegal migrants who have lived in India for five years can apply for …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in September, 2018

In the month of September, that coincide with Muharram, Shia Muslims commemorated the death anniversary of Hussain ibn Ali, an international revered defender of human rights. On the occasion, Shia Muslims gather to renew their religious commitment in standing against human rights violations. Because Shia processions are public in ritual, …

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Shia Rights Watch Bi-Annual Report


This Bi-Annual report is based on analysis of monthly reports conducted by Shia Rights Watch. The report summarizes human rights violations toward Shia people in 10 countries beginning in January and ending in June 2016. Included in this report is a list of countries who have participated, whether actively or …

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تمّوز / يوليو

17/7 عشرات القتلى والجرحى من الشيعة على يد القوات الهندية في كشمير: قتل اكثر من خمسين شيعيا من الرجال والنساء في عملية قمع دموية اقدمت على ارتكابها الشرطة الهندية في اقليم كشمير. وبحسب مصادر خاصة فان عمليات القمع جاءت على خلفية تنظيم تظاهرات احتجاجية للمسلمين الشيعة على سياسة التمييز التي …

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Shia News Wire #61

April 1st to 7th, 2016 Iraq April 4th 2016, approximately 10 suicide bombers killed 25 Iraqis. The biggest attack of this incident happened when a man detonated himself at a restaurant killing 14 people. The bombings occurred in MAKHMUR, Iraq, with other bombings occurring in, Baghdad, Mashada, and Basra. In …

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Shia Weekly News #37

Week of 10/18/15 Pakistan In a deadly incident this week, 10 Shia Muslims were killed and 20 were wounded in the town of Bhaag in the Baluchistan province of Pakistan. On Thursday October 22nd, a bomb was detonated at a Shia mosque while dozens of mosque goers were present. Of …

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تشرين الثّاني / نوفمبر

3/11 قوات امنية تعتدي على المواكب الحسينية: اعتدت قوات تابعة للنظام، في سابع ايام شهر محرم الحرام، على المسلمين الشيعة المشاركين في مواكب العزاء الحسيني، التي يقيمها الاهالي احياءً لذكرى استشهاد الامام الحسين بن علي (ع) في منطقة (سرينكر) بمدينة (كشمير) بالضرب والشتم وإطلاق الغازات المسيلة للدموع على المواطنين.

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