Two people from the ethnic Hazara community were shot dead in a sectarian attack in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, where targeted killings of minorities have continued despite improvements in overall security.
Shia Rights Watch International Organization (SRW) has condemned the arbitrary detention of activists in Bahrain and called on the United Nations to intervene in the humanitarian crisis in the kingdom.
Iraqi tribal leaders have confirmed that the religious authority is the safety valve of the nation and that the great clerics have defended the Islamic teachings from the dangers that have plagued it at all levels for decades.
Responding to a violent crackdown by Nigerian police on members of the Shia community in Nigeria protesting the detention of their leader in Abuja, Osai Ojigho Director Amnesty International Nigeria said:
The Museum of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, in cooperation with the Islamic Cultural Center affiliated to Hussainiat al-Rasool al-Atham in London has held a special ceremony and program to celebrate hosting the golden grille of Imam Hussein’s, peace be upon him, shrine with the attendance and participation of the director of Imam Hussein Shrine Museum along with the blessed pieces brought to London by a member of the museum from Karbala.
A Bahrain court has sentenced 24 Shia citizens to jail and revoked their nationality as the authorities presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on the majority community in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
Nearly two dozen civilians have lost their lives when Saudi fighter jets launched an aerial attack in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz as the Riyadh regime continues with its bombardment campaign against its impoverished neighbor.