Shia Human Rights

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...

Manama targeting family of late Al-Wasat co-founder

SHAFAQNA - The UK-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) accused Manama of targeting the extended family of...

Nearly 2 million Yemenis displaced: UNHCR

    SHAFAQNA - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said ongoing conflict in Yemen has left nearly 2 million...

Court hearing against former Bahraini MP postponed

SHAFAQNA - A Manama court has postponed a hearing in the case against a former Bahraini MP until October...

Another Saudi young Shia faces execution after unfair trial

SHAFAQNA - Execution of Abdulkareem al-Hawaj, only 16 at time of alleged crime, would be in clear contravention of...

Bahraini forces assaults on Ashura manifestations

    SHAFAQNA - As in the recent years, the Bahraini regime troops again carried out a series of assaults on...

Rights groups warn of Bahrain human rights abysmal track...

SHAFAQNA - The Police Ombudsman failed to address extensive, credible evidence of systematic arbitrary detention, torture, and mistreatment committed...

Friday prayers banned for 61th week in Bahrain

    SHAFAQNA - Security authorities in Bahrain prevented the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the...

Some 1,500 Bahraini detainees begin open-ended hunger strike

SHAFAQNA - Some 1,500 Bahraini detainees have started an open-ended hunger strike, one of the largest in recent years. The...

Bahraini activist hospitalized with food poisoning

SHAFAQNA - A Bahraini human rights group says the health condition of prominent Bahraini human rights advocate Ebtisam al-Saegh,...

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