Human rights

Myanmar involved in cleansing Rakhine of Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Jahangir Mohammad, director of the Center for Muslim Affairs from Manchester, said Myanmar’s government and military are pursuing...

Saudi female opposition figure died under torture

SHAFAQNA - The director and founder of Washington-based Institute for Gulf Affairs, Ali al-Ahmed, wrote on his Twitter account...

Indifference to ban Islamic Movement in Nigeria will lead...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), says the ban on its movement by the Kaduna state government shows...

Bahrain court overturns 9-year jail term against Sheikh Ali...

SHAFAQNA - A top court in Bahrain on Monday overturned a nine-year jail term against prominent opposition group chief, Sheikh...

Vigil for Nigeria martyrs to be held in London...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Human Rights Commission will be holding a vigil outside the Nigerian High Commission (9 Northumberland Ave,...

UN human rights watchdog orders Saudi Arabia to stop...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - The United Nations has called on Saudi Arabia to repeal laws that allow...

Nigeria: State ban entrenches persecution of Nigerian Islamic Movement

SHAFAQNA - IHRC condemns yesterday's announcement by the Kaduna state government in Nigeria to proscribe the country's Islamic Movement (IMN). According...

PEN to Protest outside FCO Thursday in Solidarity with...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAHRAIN MIRROR - The "ENGLISH PEN" association called to join its solidarity stand outside the...

Prince Charles to visit Bahrain: Here are some things...

SHAFAQNA - Prince Charles is to make an official visit to Bahrain in November despite the escalating human rights crackdown...

Bahraini Clerics Welcome High Commissioner’s Speech and 35-Member State...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini Shiite clerics said they welcome the speech of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince...

Gaza udner attack by Israeli jets

SHAFAQNA - Warplanes of the Israeli regime attacked targets in Gaza Strip in yet another aggression against the besieged enclave. Tel...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Bahrain...

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Al Hussein, called of Bahrain to halt...

Bahrain holds demonstration in solidarity with Sheikh Qassim

SHAFAQNA -Bahraini people have staged anti-regime demonstrations across the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom in support of distinguished Shia Muslim...

US urges Bahrain to free jailed rights activist Nabeel...

SHAFAQNA - The United States voiced concern on Tuesday about the detention of leading Bahraini democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab and...

Rights activists propose pilgrimage ban on Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA - Since al-Saud imprinted its will on the Hejaz ... the country now bears the name of its...

Denmark concerned over deterioration of Nabeel Rajab’s health situation

SHAFAQNA - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark expressed its serious concern by the information it received about the...

Why Brexit May Be Palestine’s Gain

SHAFAQNA - The British referendum on membership in the European Union on 23 June has exposed deep layers of racism...

32 Human Rights groups denounce ongoing harassment of Bahraini...

SHAFAQNA - 32 human rights organizations from around the world denounced the continued harassment of human rights defenders by the...
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Thousands Attend Rabbinical Conference to Combat Israeli Draft –...

SHAFAQNA - Over 3000 Orthodox Jews from communities throughout the tri-state area gathered at the Sheraton in Mahway, New Jersey...

Nine things women can’t do in Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia's human rights record, especially with regards to protecting women, has often been called into question. Although women's...

Nigeria: IMN slams official inquiry into 2015 army massacre...

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has slammed the recommendations of the official Judicial commission of inquiry into last...

Refugees’ right to work – Human Rights Watch

SHAFAQNA - With 1.5 million Syrian refugee children missing school despite host countries’ best efforts, Stephanie Gee, refugee rights fellow...

Is Bahrain outlawing Shia Islam?

SHAFAQNA -  For the third consecutive week, Bahraini worshippers at Imam Al-Sadiq mosque, where largest Shia Friday prayer is...

Islam champions human rights

SHAFAQNA - Member of the Assembly of Experts of Iran, Sheikh Hashem Hashemzadeh Herisi said on Thursday that Islam attaches...

Iran’s ambassador: UN Betrayed Yemeni children by De-listing Saudi...

SHAFAQNA-Iran said the United Nations (UN)’s decision to temporarily reverse the blacklisting of Saudi Arabia for killing Yemeni children...

UK should publicly reject Saudi propaganda claims on execution...

SHAFAQNA - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is being urged to publicly reject Saudi Arabian "propaganda" claims concerning three young...

Nabeel Rajab’s name removed from list of people banned...

SHAFAQNA - Lawyer Ahmad Ragheb, appointed by prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to represent him in Egypt, said that...

Al Khalifah regime force arrest senior Shia cleric, Sayyed...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini regime forces have arrested yet another senior Shia cleric as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues a...

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