Shia Human Rights

Four members of Shia family martyred in southwestern Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - Heavily-armed gunmen riding on motorcycles have shot dead at least four members of a Shia family and their...

Partially deaf, blind Saudi man moved into solitary confinement...

SHAFAQNA - A disabled man sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for attending a protest has been moved into...

Bahraini alleged torture and sexually assault victim arrested

SHAFAQNA - A Bahraini activist was arrested at her home late on Monday by masked and armed state security...

Systematic torture crimes in Bahrain revealed: report

SHAFAQNA - Five human rights organizations issued a report about systematic torture against political prisoners in Bahrain. The report was...

Bahraini Shiite cleric arrested for 2 weeks pending investigation

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini Shiite cleric Sheikh Hasanain Al-Mhanna arrested for 2 weeks pending investigation and transferred to Dry Dock...

Rights activists call for Sheikh Zakzaky immediate release

SHAFAQNA - An advocacy group, Concerned Nigerians has requested that the leader of Nigeria’s Islamic Movement, Ibrahim Yaqoub El...

Shia Federation condemns killing of Shiite in Parachinar, Pakistan

SHAFAQNA - Shia Federation Jammu has turned tables on Pakistan for encouraging terrorism within country as well as in...

Bahraini forces launch massive security crackdown on Diraz, expels...

SHAFAQNA - Activists on social media said that Bahraini security forces launched a massive security campaign in the village...

Bahraini rights group calls on Al Khalifah to let...

SHAFAQNA - A Bahraini rights group has expressed deep concern over the health condition of the country’s prominent human...

Nigeria: Group offers to accommodate Sheikh Zakzaky, wife

SHAFAQNA - Concerned Nigerians, a citizen movement, has urged the federal government to release the leader of the Islamic...

Bahraini authorities summon 4 Shiite clerics for interrogations

SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities sent four subpoenas on Friday (June 16, 2017) summoning 4 Shiite clerics for...

UN experts warn repression in Bahrain will breed unrest

SHAFAQNA - A crackdown on human rights in Bahrain, including a resumption of executions and suppression of dissent, is...

Saudi regime storms Shias mosque in Al-Awamiyah

SHAFAQNA - Saudi snipers have opened fire at unarmed women and children in their houses in al-Awamiyah village in...

The Rise in Religious Hostility in Bahrain The campaign...

SHAFAQNA - This report is intended to illustrate how the majority Shia Muslim demographic endures systematic sectarian discrimination in Bahrain....

The Absence of Accountability in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini regime continues to suppress people and denies their rights amid silence of international community. The Bahraini authorities...

Saudi Arabia to execute 14 Shiite after unfair trial

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia plans to execute 14 Shia civilians following a "grossly unfair trial" over political protests, international...

Saudis planning to execute 14 Shias after unfair trial

SHAFAQNA - International rights groups say Saudi Arabia plans to execute 14 Shia civilians following a "grossly unfair trial" over...

Saudi Arabia to behead deaf, blind man, 23, over...

SHAFAQNA - A disabled man is set to be beheaded in Saudi Arabia after a court upheld a death...

Saudi moves youngest Shiite political prisoner to notorious jail

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia has moved the country's youngest political prisoner to a notorious jail in the eastern city...

Saudi Forces Wreak Havoc in Shiite Residential Areas

SHAFAQNA - New images released by political activists demonstrate the magnitude of destruction caused by the Saudi regime forces’ shelling...

Diraz Martyrs Families: “We Refuse any Request other than...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAHRAIN MIRROR -Families of Diraz martyrs said that they refuse to yield to any...

SHEIKH ZAKZAKY: A PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE AT 66

SHAFAQNA - When the English lawyer Peter Benenson defined "prisoner of conscience" in The Observer of 28 May 1961, as...

14 Days on: Saudi regime kills its own people...

SHAFAQNA - Saudi security forces continue their siege al-Awamiyah, as intense shelling and gunfire is wreaking havoc on the...

Saudi armored vehicle exploded in besieged Shia town

SHAFAQNA - An armored vehicle belonging to the Saudi military has reportedly exploded in the besieged Shia town of...

Saudi Arabia’s ideology of exclusion and genocide

SHAFAQNA - In yet another grand display of religious repression against Saudi Arabia’s Shiite community, al-Saud monarchy ordered a brutal...

Manama must end degrading treatment of prisoners: Rights groups

SHAFAQNA - A coalition of human rights groups, including Human Rights Watch, has called on Bahrain to halt its “cruel,...

Rally in London denounces Bahrain’s injustice vis a vis...

SHAFAQNA - Protesters gathered this Sunday in London to denounce al-Khalifa's wave of oppression against pro-democracy protesters and the...

Bahraini forces detain Shia cleric Sheikh Abdulzahra Karbabadi

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini regime forces have arrested another Shia Muslim cleric as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead...

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