- President discusses the fate of Shiite refugees
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SURABAYA – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met with ulamas and scholars, as well as local government of Madura, East Java on Thursday night to discuss reconciliation and the fate of Shiite refugees from Sampang.
- Delegation from African countries honored by visiting the Imam Hussein holy shrine
A delegation from African countries has had the honor by visiting the Imam Hussein holy shrine.
- Bahrain: Light-Speed Amendments Made to Implement Anti-Freedoms Recommendations
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is gravely concerned in regards to the Bahraini authorities’ actions to legalize human rights violations and crackdown on activists and protesters in anticipation of “Bahrain Tamarod” on August 14th.
- Amnesty: Morsi supporters torture opponents
Amnesty International has referred to eye witness accounts indicating pro-Muslim Brotherhood supporters have tortured their rivals after mass rallies began across the country over a month ago.
- Aleppo rebels repeat Saddam’s Kurdish genocide
Al-Nusra Front terrorists and their affiliated armed groups have launched a deadly assault on Syrian Kurds in Tall `Aran and Tall Hasel, located southeast of Aleppo City, following receiving orders from their commander in Aleppo.
- Thousands of Saudis to hold mass protest rallies in October
Saudi Arabia’s Million-Man March Movement has called to hold mass rallies in October throughout the Kingdom.
- Islamophobia Rising in France
France’s interior minister admitted that the number of anti-Islamic actions grew in the country in the current year.
- Pakistan State-Backed Terrorists Kill Shiite Cleric, Son in Ramadan Month
Divisional President of the Shia Ulema Council, Manzoor Hussain and his son Haider Ali were martyred during a firing incident on Friday in Rahim Yar Khan district of Punjab province.
- Jamaat loses registration
The High Court has cancelled the registration of the Jamaat-e-Islami which opposed Bangladesh’s independence and many of whose leaders are now facing trials or have been convicted by special war crimes tribunals.
- A humane approach to Shia refugees
Hundreds of Shiite victims from Sampang hope to be allowed to immediately return to their hometown before Idul Fitri. After more than a year in temporary shelters in Sampang, they moved to the apartments in Sidoarjo. As the Shia group was forcibly evicted from their homes, their rights should be respected, protected and fulfilled.