Human rights

Abbas Al-Samie’s Father and Mother on “The Last Day”

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAHRAIN MIRROR - Oh Father! What shall my fingers pen The gallows' rope and executioner are...

980 Iran’s Razavi Youths Organizations issue joint statement condemning...

SHAFAQNA - Following the House of Khalifa regime crime in the killing of three young, innocent Bahraini Youths, 980 Razavi...

Iranian envoy urges Myanmar to prevent crimes against Muslims...

SHAFAQNA - An Iranian top diplomat has called on Myanmar’s government to put an end to the ongoing atrocities against...

OIC Requests UN Intervention to Avoid Genocide of Rohingya...

SHAFAQNA - The UN should intervene in Myanmar’s Rakhine State to stop further escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims and avoid...

IHRC PRESS RELEASE – Nigeria: International community must intervene...

SHAFAQNA - IHRC urges the Nigerian government to obey a court order and release the detained leader of Nigeria's Islamic...

Muslim Girl Thrown out of School Bus for Wearing...

SHAFAQNA- A 15-year-old Muslim girl in the US said she was evicted from a school bus by a driver twice...

Bahrain urged to drop charges against France 24 correspondent

SHAFAQNA - The media rights groups Reporters Without Borders has called on Bahrain’s Al Khalifah regime to abandon the trial...

Aid and Policy Welcome to the global war on...

SHAFAQNA - If you've been working in a UK-based aid organisation over the past few years, you might have noticed...

Swimming with boys – European Court of Human Rights...

SHAFAQNA - Muslim girls at Swiss schools must attend swimming lessons including both boys and girls, the European Court of...

Despicable censorship – Facebook cuts off Bahrain, protects war...

SHAFAQNA – Facebook is at it again! Censorship those days has become social media daily bread … we are...
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Violence in Myanmar reaches new height – women become...

SHAFAQNA - A Rohingya Muslim woman describes how her niece was tied to a tree and repeatedly brutalised by the...

Saudi Shiites take to the streets to mark Sheikh...

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Shiites from al-Awamiyah village in Qatif region of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, took to the streets...

Sheikh Hussain al-Daihi slams Bahraini regime’s ban on friday...

SHAFAQNA - Sheikh Hussain al-Daihi, the deputy secretary general of the dissolved al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, described Manama’s ban on...

Nigerian rights group urges unconditional release of Sheikh Ibrahim...

SHAFAQNA - "Any further delay in releasing Zakzaky will represent a direct and serious affront to the rule of law,...
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UN urges Bahrain to release top activist – Shafaqna’s...

SHAFAQNA - Calls are growing on the Bahraini regime to end a campaign of harassment against prominent rights defender Nabeel...

Bahraini Figure Slams London’s Support for Manama Crackdown on...

SHAFAQNA - The representative of prominent Bahraini cleric Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim in Iran said the Al Khalifa regime’s recent...

Bahraini forces clash with protesters marking Martyrs’ Day

SHAFAQNA - The protests were held in Sitra, Nawidarat and Abu Saiba on Friday, the Arabic-language Bahrain Mirror news website...

UK foreign secretary urged to pressure Manama to release...

SHAFAQNA - More than 20 MPs from the Conservatives, Labour, the Scottish National party, the Democratic Unionist party, the Liberal...

#FREETHE3 – Activists call for public to petition officials...

SHAFAQNA - Right activists have launched a new campaign on behalf of Saudi Arabia's imprisoned youth, calling on the...

UK/Gulf: Saudi Arabia: Theresa May should condemn Saudi death...

SHAFAQNA - The British PM should use her meeting with the King of Saudi Arabia to condemn the country's sentencing...

Bahrain court issues flurry of convictions: trials of Sheikh...

SHAFAQNA - On Sunday, Bahrain’s al-Wasat newspaper reported that the court had issued death sentences against three and life terms...

Kofi Annan to probe army abuse against Muslim minority...

SHAFAQNA -  Former UN chief Kofi Annan is on a fact-finding mission in Myanmar to probe a bloody army...

World Bank warns of water shortage in Gaza Strip

SHAFAQNA - The World Bank has expressed deep concern over the deteriorating clean water shortage in the Gaza Strip, saying...

UK group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy

SHAFAQNA - A U.K.-based pressure group has delivered a thousands-strong petition to Myanmar’s London embassy calling on the country’s government...

UN human rights expert group to visit South Sudan,...

SHAFAQNA- mareeg-Members of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan will undertake their second field mission to South...

Israel Threatens Religious Freedom of Muslims

SHAFAQNA - The proposal has outraged Palestinians and Arab Israelis, while government watchdogs call it a threat to religious freedom...

Muslim Girl, 10, writes letter to Donald Trump, begs...

SHAFAQNA - During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed a total ban on the immigration of Muslims to the...

Turkey: Erdogan urged to reopen TV station

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has written to the Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan protesting the recent closure...

Nigeria: President Buhari must protect Arbaeen commemorations

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has written to the Nigerian president demanding that he ensures the protection...

Saudi plays UN Human Rights Council to cover up...

SHAFAQNA - This week, Saudi Arabia will be re-elected to the UN Human Right Council (HRC) for the fourth time,...

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