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Bahrain: regime forces attack supporters of top Shia cleric

Bahraini forces have attacked a group of demonstrators who had taken to the street to denounce Manama’s decision to revoke that nationality of Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim. On

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OHCHR calls for immediate release of jailed Bahraini Shia cleric

The UN human rights office has expressed concern over the ill-treatment of detainees in Bahraini prisons, renewing calls on the Manama regime to immediately release jailed Shia opposition cleric Sheikh


Saudi protesters hold rally to support senior Shia cleric

Saudi protesters have once again taken to the streets, calling on authorities to overturn the death sentence handed to prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. The Saudis staged a rally