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Announcing our 2013-14 Shia Rights Watch Scholarship! Shia Rights Watch is glad to offer scholarship to active members of the society. Students who care to advocate for human rights are invited to take advantage of this scholarship. SRW aims to encourage students to learn about their rights as human and advocate for those Shia Muslims…

Following the chain of crackdown on Bahraini uprising in 2011, the government demolished 43 Shia mosques, many of which had historical significance. In addition, two Shia cemeteries were vandalized and two funeral parlors were damaged (Gutman, 2011). While Bahraini government officials stated that the structures were not a mosque and were “illegal buildings”. Among the…

In the modern era, in which human rights has a significantly important position, we are still witnessing the tragic scenes of genocide, discrimination and atrocities based on racial, national, or religious differences. The most unfortunate of all is that high frequency of the news on genocide and violence against groups around the world has gradually…