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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Amnesty: Saudi Arabia Silence Shia Dissent With Execution

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Amnesty: Saudi Arabia Silence Shia Dissent With Execution

Amnesty documented 34 other cases of Shia men currently sentenced to death mostly following unfair trials based on confessions obtained by torture.

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PAKISTAN POLITICS: Protest Against Shia Killings Takes Center Stage

PAKISTAN POLITICS: Protest Against Shia Killings Takes Center Stage

Data from the South Asia Terrorism Portal shows more than 2,600 Shia Muslims have been killed in militant attacks since 2002 across Pakistan. Shias make up about one third of Pakistan’s population of nearly 200 million.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest

The tough verdicts were issued amid wave of unrest in Shia town of Awamiyah in Qatif, which has come under attack by regime forces over the past weeks.

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BAHRAIN POLITICS: Bahraini Protesters Defy Manama’s Warning

BAHRAIN POLITICS: Bahraini Protesters Defy Manama’s Warning

Amnesty International has called for an independent probe into Manama’s use of “excessive force” against “peaceful” Bahraini protesters in Diraz.

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BAHRAIN POLITICS: Murdered! Eman Salehi Killed By The Bullets Of Bahrain’s Royal Family Member

BAHRAIN POLITICS: Murdered! Eman Salehi Killed By The Bullets Of Bahrain’s Royal Family Member

Eman Salehi, 28-year-old, a Shia woman, was shot in the street on December 23 as her six-year-old son watched through the window of the car.

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NIGERIA: Iran Rallies For Shia Killed By Nigerian Army

Iranian involvement in northern Nigeria and the potential radicalization of the Nigerian Shia could have negative consequences for Africa broader.

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