Four Shiite Muslims, including two doctors, were shot dead by gunmen on Monday in different parts of Pakistan`s port city of Karachi in apparent sectarian attacks.
At least 51 people were killed and 151 wounded in a wave of bombings in Iraq Monday, mainly targeting busy areas across the national capital Baghdad.
Shia Muslims requested Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and UN to protect shrines following Free Syrian Army`s attack on holy shrine of Bibi Zainab (AS) in Damascus on July 19.
The New York-based Human Rights Watch has urged the Indonesian government to make efforts to protect religious minorities from growing violence.
Shia Muslims observed "Yaum-e-Ashoora" with the traditional `Bibi Ka Alam` procession and mourning in this historic city Sunday.
Police told Xinhua the blast could have been triggered by a suicide bomber.
Six people were killed in a fresh round of violence in Pakistan`s financial hub on Friday.
Armed men ambushed three buses near the city of Gilgit yesterday, forcing passengers off the vehicles and then shot down 25 Shia Muslims.
The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday attacked a bus packed with Shia Muslims, with a roadside bomb.
In Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan`s only Shia dominated province ethnic cleansing is being carried out systematically, away from media glare and international attention.
All India Shia Personal Law Board urged the govt to constitute commissions to study the socio-economic status of Shia Muslims.
At least seven people were
killed when unidentified gunmen today opened fire at a bus
carrying Shia Muslims in Pakistan`s Quetta city.
All India Shia Personal Law Board
(AISPLB) demanded separate quota for Shia Muslims in government jobs, Lok Sabha and the state assemblies.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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