Shia Human Rights

Bahrain Cleric’s Trial Postponed

SHAFAQNA - A Bahraini court on Tuesday delayed the trial of Shia cleric Sheikh Muhammad Salih Qashami. According to al-Lulu news...

Amnesty International reiterates call for Nabeel Rajab’s ‘immediate’ release

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International reiterated its call for Nabeel Rajab’s ‘immediate and unconditional’ release, just days after his latest...

UN experts call on Manama to ensure Sheikh Isa...

SHAFAQNA - Four UN experts called on Manama to ensure that Sheikh Isa Qassim’s human rights are fully respected. The...

Letter of Ayatollah Akhtari to UN Secretary-General and human...

SHAFAQNA - Following the worsening of the physical condition of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, member of the Supreme Council...

Bahraini shiite cleric accuses Manama of slowly killing of...

SHAFAQNA - A leading Bahraini Shiite cleric called on Manama to lift the house arrest on Bahrain’s highest religious...

Amnesty calls on Manama to drop charges against Ebtisam...

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International called for a show of solidarity with Bahrain’s Ebtisam al-Saegh on the occasion of the...

Protests erupt across Bahrain following Sheikh Qassim’s deteriorating health

SHAFAQNA - Protesters marched peacefully through the streets of a number of towns and villages including Karbabad, Shahrakkan, Buri, Abu...

Sheikh Isa Qassim’s health deteriorates

SHAFAQNA - Rights activists have taken to social media to express their grave concerns as to Sheikh Isa Qassim's...

Al Wefaq warns against criminalisation of opposition

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s opposition Al Wefaq party warned that the recent blacklisting of one of its former lawmakers was...

The case of Nabeel Rajab

SHFAQNA - Activists and international rights groups have voiced their outrage over Wednesday’s court verdict, which upheld a 2-year...

Free Zakzaky, IMN cries out to Buhari after 700...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to release its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky,...

BFHR records seven enforced disappearances across Bahrain

SHAFAQNA - The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) documented the forcible disappearance of seven Bahrainis in recent weeks,...

7 Bahraini civilians detained in unknown locations

SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini regime recently detained in unknown locations seven people, including two minors, amid a brutal crackdown...

Al Wefaq describes espionage charges against Sheikh Salman as...

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s opposition Al Wefaq National Islamic Society has described Manama’s decision to try its leader on espionage...

Four hunger striking females in Bahrain prison suffer from...

SHAFAQNA - Four detainees in Bahrain’s Isa Town Women’s Prison are suffering from deteriorating health as their hunger strike...

Bahrain authorities ban Friday Prayers in Diraz for 67th...

SHAFAQNA - As the sun rose over Bahrain’s northwestern village of Diraz, armored vehicles were snapped around the home...

Jaafaria Endowment Imposes Special Permits for Holding Shiite Religious...

SHAFAQNA - The Jaafaria Endowment Directorate has imposed the issuance of a special permit for houses, whose owners wish to...

Bahraini rights groups appeal to International community over Manama’s...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini rights groups called on international organizations, UN (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Special Rapporteurs, and member states...

Bahraini court postpones verdict against senior Shiite cleric

SHAFAQNA - A Manama court has postponed a ruling in the case against the chairman of Bahrain’s largest Shiite...

UN special rapporteur expressed intention to visit Bahrain

SHAFAQNA - A prominent Bahraini cleric and activist, Sheikh Maytham al-Salman discussed the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain...

Saudis still besieged Shia town after clashes

SHAFAQNA - Posters of sumptuous villas and palm-fringed boulevards hang in the battle-scarred old quarter of Awamiya, symbols of...

The Status of Shi’a Muslims in Bahrain, Saudia Arabia...

SHAFAQNA - Time: Tuesday 17th October; 18.15 - 19:15 Venue: Committee Room 20, Upper Committe Corridor, Palace of Westminster, House of Commons The...

Bahraini female detainees declare hunger strike

SHAFAQNA - The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) reported that a number of female detainees held at...

Syed Hassan, a teenager guarding a Majlis of Imam...

  SHAFAQNA - Syed Hassan, a teenager guarding a Majlis of #ImamHussain in Birmingham (England) has been stabbed multiple times...

Shiites condemn ban on IMN activities in Sokoto, Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites yesterday, picked holes in the decision by the...

“They Are Not Our Brothers” Hate Speech by Saudi...

SHAFAQNA - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia traces its origins to a 1744 pact between a religious leader Muhammad ibn...

Bahraini Shiite clerics forbidden from referring to Sheikh Isa...

SHAFAQNA - A number of Shiite clerics in Bahrain’s northwestern village of Diraz are being warned against mentioning the...

No respect, no justice, no equality in Saudi Arabia

    SHAFAQNA - A Riyadh University professor, who preferred not be to named, said, "The people of Arabia have no...

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