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Rights activist Rashid Rizvi tortured and arrested in Karachi

  Karachi Police brutally tortured and arrested renowned rights activist Sayyed Rashid Rizvi when he was leading a peaceful protest in Old Rizvia Society by families of Shias who were subjected to enforced disappearance. Karachiites believe that the torture and arrest was part of a crackdown being ordered by the PTI-led federal government to gag the voices of peaceful rights activists, civil society, students and youth organisations ahead of Saudi Crown Prince MBS visit to Read more about Rights activist Rashid Rizvi tortured and arrested in Karachi[…]

Sixth Round of Quranic Teachers’ Training Courses in Kabul Underway.

The Office of Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Sayed Sadiq Shirazi in the Afghan Capital, Kabul, in cooperation with Imam Hadi Institute held the sixth round of Quranic Teachers’ Training Courses. These courses hosted teachers from Bamyan City during which various topics about the culture of AhlulBayt (Peace be upon them all), as well as translation and interpretation of Quran were taught. It is worth mentioning that Grand Ayatollah Shirazi office in Kabul has made great Read more about Sixth Round of Quranic Teachers’ Training Courses in Kabul Underway.[…]

Freemuslim issues a statement regarding warsaw peace & security in the middle east conference in Poland

Freemuslim Association has issued a statement regarding warsaw peace & security in the middle east  conference. The statement said that “ the association strongly deplores the failure of many governments and leaders in the Middle East to respond to human rights violations and reports that reveal the deterioration in of human rights, especially in terms of public freedoms and living conditions in the Arab and Muslim countries. “ According to reports issued by international institutions Read more about Freemuslim issues a statement regarding warsaw peace & security in the middle east conference in Poland[…]

3000 films from 120 countries to participate in largest film festival in Iraq

The preparatory committee of Alnahj 5th International Film Festival has announced that 53 films will participate in the film competition. The competition is sponsored by Karbala satellite TV channels, and it will be held in the holy city of Karbala in April 2019. The head of the competition, Director Hesenain Elhani, said, “The preparatory committee has selected 53 films out of 3000, that have been sent from 120 countries, to participate in the competition.” He Read more about 3000 films from 120 countries to participate in largest film festival in Iraq[…]

Muslim association in Austria provides meals to homeless

A Muslim association in the Austrian capital Vienna is distributing hot meals to homeless and needy people. Deputy head of RAHMA Austria association Omer Batur told Anadolu Agency on Sunday that for three years they have been providing hot meals to homeless people several days of the week. Batur said they provide hot meals to around 100 homeless people in a day. He said both Austrians and the foreigners living in Austria received the project Read more about Muslim association in Austria provides meals to homeless[…]

Representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Visits Kufa University, College of Political Sciences

Sheikh Maitham Al-Akayeshi, one of the representatives of the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Najaf visited the Kufa University, College of Political Sciences and met with Dr. Sabah Al-Areez, the dean of this university. In this meeting, Dr. Al-Areez elaborated on the scientific achievements and the quality of education at this university. In his turn, the Grand Jurist’s representative emphasized on creating moral, educational and constructive atmospheres at universities and highlighted the freedom Read more about Representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi Visits Kufa University, College of Political Sciences[…]

SRW issues a report on Bahraini Uprising

Shia Rights International Organization SRW has issued a report on the eight anniversary of the Bahraini Uprising that was observed with massive protests across the country. The organization said that “Shia Rights Watch predicts that more protest and crackdowns will be carried out as a result. In fact, activists reported as many as 23 people were arrested today, the 13th, as the kingdom’s security services raided homes in numerous towns and villages such as Diraz, Read more about SRW issues a report on Bahraini Uprising[…]

Activities by representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Syria

Sheikh Jalal Maash, one of the representatives of the Grand Shia Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi continues to meet with cultural, religious and social figures during his trip to Syria. Upon his arrival, the Grand Jurist’s representative met with Mohammad Amin Al-Raja, a Syrian MP, as well as Ayatollah Sayed Mohammad Ali Al-Maski, the secretary of Jafari School High Council in Syria, and the director of the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in this country. Sheikh Jalal Read more about Activities by representative of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Syria[…]

22 Taliban militants killed in Uruzgan and Ghazni airstrikes

At least 22 Taliban militants have been killed during the airstrikes which have been conducted in southern Uruzgan and southeastern Ghazni provinces of Afghanistan. According to the informed military sources, at least 21 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike which was conducted in Tarinkot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan. The sources further added that Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Jaji district of Paktia province and destroyed 30 tons of marijuana and Read more about 22 Taliban militants killed in Uruzgan and Ghazni airstrikes[…]

Seminary teacher tortures a minor boy to death in Lahore, Pakistan

The postmortem report of a six-year-old Junaid, a boy who died at a religious seminary in Baghbanpura a week ago, mentioned that the body bore several torture marks in Lahore, Pakistan. He was rushed to a private hospital where the doctors declared him “received dead” and his parents alleged his teacher, Qari Faiz, had tortured him, leading to his death. Police, initially, rejected the family claim, saying the boy died from a disease. Baghbanpura police Read more about Seminary teacher tortures a minor boy to death in Lahore, Pakistan[…]