Shia Human Rights

Last house in restive Shia town demolished: Saudi authorities

SHAFAQNA - Some 488 homes have been demolished in the historic area of al-Mosawara, in the town of Awamiya in...

Trump silent on imminent unjust 14 Saudi Shia executions

SHAFAQNA - With the fate of 14 men facing execution in Saudi Arabia hanging in the balance, rights groups...

Satellite imagery shows extent of Saudi atrocities in Shiite...

SHAFAQNA - New satellite imagery (above) has shown the extent of destruction at a Shiite Muslim town in eastern...

Iran slams terror attack on Afghan Shiite village

SHAFAQNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned terrorists' attack on the Shiite-populated area of Mirza Awlang...

Four Bahraini Shia clerics released after one year in...

SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities released on Wednesday (August 9, 2017) four Shiite clerics one year after their...

Bahrain nabs activist over exposing regime’s torture, rape threats

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain's National Security Agency (NSA) has tortured and threatened with rape an online activist, Bahrain Institute for...

Bahraini Shiite to submit complaint against his torturers

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini Tweeter Yousef Al-Jamri said he received a phone call on Saturday (5 August 2017) from the...

Sheikh Isa Qassem’s home arrest ongoing for 70 days

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain Human Rights Forum stressed that the Bahraini regime has been imposing home arrest on Ayatollah Sheikh...

Bahrain arbitrarily arrested 18 in July last week: Rights...

SHAFAQNA - A Bahraini human rights organisation says 18 people were arrested arbitrarily in the kingdom in the last...

Hundreds flee Saudi town as regime forces intensify crackdown

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Saudi citizens have fled a town in Qatif region following the regime’s ongoing crackdown on...

Bahrainis protest regime’s repressive measures

SHAFAQNA - Bahrainis protested Friday in several parts of the country against the imposition of house arrest on Ayatollah...

Car bomb explosion near Shiite cleric’s home leaves 24...

SHAFAQNA - At least 24 people have been martyred and 40 other injured by a car bomb in the west...

Diraz under religious ban in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA - The siege on Diraz entered its second year, along with the authorities ban on the biggest Friday...

IMN warns about terror of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement in Nigeria published a statement on Wednesday in which warned a plot to kill...

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....

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