More than 85 percent of the world’s 15 billion muslims are sunni they live across the arab world, as well as in countries like. Iran’s beleaguered sunnis although they make up a vast majority of muslims worldwide, they say they’re a persecuted minority in the largest shia country. North korea tops the list for the 10th straight time as the country where christians face the most severe persecution, while islamic-majority countries represent nine of the top 10 and 38 of the 50 countries on the annual ranking. Persecution of muslims is the religious persecution inflicted upon the followers of the islamic faith this page lists incidents of ethnic cleansing in both medieval and modern history in which muslim populations have been targeted by non-muslim groups for persecution of muslims by other muslim groups, see: shia–sunni relations. Rising anti-shiite sentiment owes to saudi-influenced wahhabism, a literalist reading of islam that promotes intra-religious persecution.
Posts about persecution of the shia in bahrain written by leejay1453. Update: on june 13, 2015, an egyptian court sentenced 23 people to 14 years in prison for the fatal lynching of four shia men in the village of abu musallim the court acquitted eight other defendants (new york) – the lynching of four shia by a mob apparently led by salafi sheikhs in the village. Iran is a shia muslim state muslims who don't adhere to the shia interpretation of islam are regarded with official distrust and disrespect they often suffer. Iraqi christian leader on muslim persecution of christians: “is this not a crime against humanity” jan 2, 2016 5:24 am by robert spencer of course it is and. (london) – pakistan’s government should take all necessary measures to stop sunni extremist groups in balochistan province from committing further killings and other abuses against hazara and other shia muslims, human rights watch said in a report released today the 62-page report, “‘we are. Peter tatchell: tehran's leaders are intensifying their repression of the sunni baloch people, in a bid to create a shia and persian-dominated nation.
After a landslide electoral triumph by bharatiya janata party, a hindu nationalist party, some muslims said they were worried their place in india could become even more tenuous. Muslim nations make up nine out of the top ten countries where christians face the “most severe” persecution, and 38 of the top 50, reports us-based open doors in its 2012 world watch list topping the list is north korea, where the stalinist regime enforces cult worship of its leaders.
The nations of south korea and pakistan have very different histories but both nations are relatively young because south korea is the legacy of a divided korean peninsula and pakistan, alongside bangladesh, have splintered from “mother india. The clinton e-mails, big oil & terrorism against shia muslims it makes sense that big oil would align itself with fanatics who hate shia muslims.
Synopsis who are the shia (or shiite) muslims we see headlining our daily news shiites make up only ten percent of the muslim world but comprise almost half of the muslims in the middle east. Persecution under abbasids (750-1258) the abbasid caliphs who ruled from baghdad imprisoned and killed shia imams and encouraged sunni ulama to define sunni orthodoxy and contain the appeal of shiism. Cep’s isis’s persecution of religions report highlights isis’s ongoing use of genocidal violence and incendiary rhetoric against muslims, religious minorities. Victimisation of people for their faith is a growing problem across the world, says caroline wyatt - and we should all be concerned.
Special: shia persecution in pakistan by asian lite news - november 9, 2016 30 0 share facebook twitter.
Discrimination against shia muslims in bahrain is severe and systematic enough for a number of sources (time magazine, vali nasr, yitzhak nakash, counterpunch, bahrain centre for human rights, etc) to have used the term “apartheid” in describing it. The perils of religious persecution in iran an iranian christian woman lights candles during the christmas eve mass at a church in tehran (image credit: afp/getty. Saudi arabia, the holy place of islam, has become a humiliating place for shias living in there or who come to pay a visit to the holy cities of makah and medina the so called wahabi muslims in saudi arabia humiliate and degrade shias on every possible ground making them feel outcaste the attitude saudi wahhabis have. Washington — the trump administration criticized the islamic state on tuesday for its persecution of religious minorities but made no mention of a recent rise in attacks against muslims in the united states, as it released the government’s annual accounting of religious persecution around the. In the early 1920s, as indonesia was living through its last decades under dutch colonial rule, three indonesian muslims set off on a journey to deepen their.