1. Amnesty International: Indonesia must end religious discrimination
    Amnesty International has called on Indonesia to end discrimination against religious minorities in the country and guarantee the safe return of Shia Muslims to their homes.
  2. Bahraini Forces Severely Attacked Funeral of a Child Martyr / Photos
    Heavy clashes have reportedly erupted between anti-regime protesters and Saudi-backed security forces in the Bahraini village of Daih.
  3. A Bullet finds in the body of the shrine of Imam Hussain (AS) + Pic
    After 22 years a bullet found in the body of the shrine of Imam Hussain (AS)
  4. Pakistani government promises Shias extra security
    The government has pledged additional security for the Shia community which has become a soft target for militants in Balochistan over the last eight months.
  5. Shia Genocide Continues in Pakistan: Saudi-Backed Terrorists Killed ‘Syed Hamid Hussain’ in Parachinar
    Syed Hamid Hussain embraced martyrdom in a targeted attack by Saudi-funded terrorists in Parachinar yesterday.
  6. Bahrain: Few Days after Call for Dialogue, 43 people arrested for protesting in Manama
    (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – On 25 Jan 2012 hundreds of Bahrainis took the streets in the capital Manama and peacefully protested to demand rights, including the right to self-determination, despite restrictions.
  7. Royal Palace Disgrace for Norwegian Shia’s Medal Withdrawn + PIC
    Royal National Medal awarded Dr Trond Ali Linstad for meritorious services rendered to people, has been withdrawn due to three allegations against him that he criticize the racist ideology of Zionism, supports the Islamic Republic of Iran, and that he opposes gays and lesbians.
  8. The how and why of Shia killings in Pakistan
    Lahore: On Jan 10, over 100 people were killed and 200 injured in a spate of bombings in Quetta that were clearly targeted against the Shia Hazara community. Just 10 days earlier, a convoy of buses carrying Shia pilgrims was targeted at Mastung.
  9. Syrian refugees head to Lebanon’s Shia south
    TYRE, 29 January 2013 (IRIN) – Initially concentrated in Lebanon’s northern and eastern areas along the border with Syria, Syrian refugees (mostly Sunnis) are increasingly settling further south, in Lebanon’s Shia heartland, dominated by the political and militant group Hezbollah, a long-time ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.