Tag Archives: Nigeria

Who is Responsible?

Mapping Responsible Parties of Anti-Shia Violence from January – July 2015 Since the beginning of 2015, Shia Rights Watch has collected data on incidences of anti-shi’ism around the world. By our records and reports there have been a total of 2,959 Shia killed and 3,662 wounded in various bombings, attacks, …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in July 2015

Incidents of anti-Shiism in July 2015 There was a significant increase in both the number of Shia killed and those that were injured during attacks. There was a decrease in the total amount of Shia arrested or abducted, but there were abductions this month as opposed to last month. There …

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Shia News Wire_#26

July 26, 2015 Wave of attacks targeting Shia in Baghdad kills 5 and wound 15 This week Baghdad, Iraq has witnessed a wave of attacks that have left 5 Shia dead and 15 wounded. The first wave of attacks occurred in the Iraqi city of Baghdad on Monday, July 27th. …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in April 2015

الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذا التقرير باللغة العربية There has been a decrease in both the number of Shia killed and those that were injured during attacks. However, there has been an increase in the amount of Shia arrested around the world. There were more than 300 deaths and over 250 injuries …

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آذار / مارس

31/3 قامت فرقة خاصة من الجيش معروفة بـقوات (Yaki) باقتحام مركز إسلامي شيعي في ولاية “كادونا” وسط البلاد، دون سبب وإطلاق النار بصورة عشوائية على المدنيين الشيعة، ما تسبب في استشهاد شخص وإصابة أربعة آخرين من المتواجدين، ويقدم المركز الكثير من الخدمات الإنسانية للمناطق المحرومة في البلاد. وكان رئيس الحركة الإسلامية الشيخ “ابراهيم زكزاكي” في نيجيريا، تعرض مرات عدة للاستهداف من القوات في مدينة “زاريا” في …

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Shia News Wire_#12

November 7, 2015 Optimism over proposed Indonesian legislation There are currently plans to draft legislation to protect persecuted minorities in Indonesia. Indonesia’s Minister of Religious Affairs Lukmen Hakim Saifuddi told local news sources of his office’s plan to draft this legislation. This piece of legislation would address the rising wave …

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Shia News Wire_#3

August 1, 2014 Shia Islamic Center Closed in Iran Beyt al-Abbas Center, a Shia Islamic center in Isfahan, Iran was forced to shut down by authorities in mid July. Authorities ceased operation of the center during the Ramadhan Iftar, claiming the center lacks licensure to operate. Members of the center …

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