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Rasid - 11/03/2011 - Views: (3949)
Saudi police opened fire Thursday to disperse a protest in the section where minority Shiaa live, leaving at least two man injured, as the government toughened its efforts to prevent a wave of unrest sweeping the Arab world from reaching ...
Los Angeles Times - 04/03/2011 - Views: (3458)
 Saudi Arabia has so far escaped the demonstrations and popular uprisings that are sweeping the region, but recent developments suggest the ultraconservative kingdom is not immune to protests and unrest. Media reports say demonstrators took to the streets of areas of ...
Rasid - 04/03/2011 - Views: (3371)
Saudi authorities arrested yesterday evening, the writers Hussain Al-Alaq and Hussain Al-Yousef following their participation in a protest rally demanding release of prisoners Shia «Forgotten Prisoners». Sources informed Rasid that Al-Alaq was taken from his house at midnight to the ...
Reuters - 04/03/2011 - Views: (4168)
Around 100 Saudi Shi'ites staged a protest in Saudi Arabia's oil-producing Eastern Province on Thursday, demanding the release of prisoners they say are being held without trial, witnesses said. Mostly young men marched through the small town of Awwamiya, near the ...
Rasid - 01/03/2011 - Views: (5368)
Saudi authorities arrested on Sunday, Sheikh Tawfiq Al-Amer most prominent advocates of civil rights and freedoms in Al-Ahsa after his recent call to a constitutional monarchy in the Kingdom. Sources informed Rasid that he was taken upon arrival directly to ...
Rasid - 01/03/2011 - Views: (2648)
Intelligence Information leaks reported that a young shia citizen is being detained for over two years without trial or allowance for appointing a lawyer. Sources informed Rasid that Mahdi Hassan Ali Al-Huraifi (25 years) was arrested from his house on February ...
Rasid - 21/02/2011 - Views: (4100)
* Saudi Shi'ites hold small protest, Shi'ites sources say * Saudi Arabia is worried Bahrain protest could spread Saudi Shi'ites have held a small protest in the kingdom's oil-producing eastern province, close to Gulf Arab neighbour Bahrain where unrest has cost six ...
Rasid - 09/11/2010 - Views: (4353)
Sayed Mohammad Al-Nasser, Jumaa Imam in Khobar city, was prevented by Saudi authorities from leading Friday prayers and was put under house siege. For the last few months, Saudi authorities have closed around 34 mosques that belong to the Shiite minority, ...
Rasid - 01/11/2010 - Views: (3285)
Saudi police arrested since Tuesday a cleric and two other people from Qatif city on allegations of establishing a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the death of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Al-imam Al-Khomeini. According to reliable ...
Rasid - 05/09/2010 - Views: (4822)
Sheikh Mohamed Hassan Al-Habib has criticized the Saudi Government for preventing its Shia citizens in the city of Al-Khober from exercising their freedom of worship under the pretext of stopping the Shia expansion in the region. Sheikh Al-Habib also denounced in ...
Rasid - 31/08/2010 - Views: (4510)
An arrest warrant issued for two well-known Shia figures, cleric sayed Mohammad Bager Al-Nasser and Abdullah Saleh Al-Muhanna, by the Saudi authorities over their resistance to preform prayers in congregations in the city of Al-Khobar. According to reliable human right sources, ...
Rasid - 24/08/2010 - Views: (4407)
Since few weeks ago, the Saudi authorities have been carrying out series of weekly calls to a number of prominent Shia figures in the city of Al-Khobar, which it is within the framework of ongoing sectarian harassments against its Shia ...
Rasid - 21/08/2010 - Views: (7947)
On Friday noon, Saudi security patrols cordoned a Shiite mosque in the city of Khobar and prevented worshipers from reaching it to perform Friday prayers. Credited Rasid Network sources said that, before noon, more than a dozen security patrols cordoned ...
Rasid - 18/08/2010 - Views: (5225)
A senior Iranian cleric criticized on Monday what he called the “violations and abuses” against Shias in Saudi Arabia. According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi, one of the top Shia clerics living in Qom ...
Rasid - 15/08/2010 - Views: (4634)
A Shia activist has been arrested last June by the Saudi police over joining a rally last year organized in Al-Awamia village in the province of Qatif city to protest the attacks that affected the Shia pilgrims in Medina. According to ...
Rasid - 14/08/2010 - Views: (3737)
Sayyed al-Nasser says: “We will not accept any sectarian discrimination against us or derogation of any of our national rights.” The renowned Shiite cleric Sayyed Muhammad Baqir al-Nasser condemned the continuous campaign of interrogation calls against the Shiite population in the ...
Rasid - 14/08/2010 - Views: (3268)
Last month, The Saudi Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (SCPVPV), also known as Religious Police, had attacked a religious ceremony held in Al-Medina city on the occasion of the birth of Imam Mahdi, the ...
Rasid - 13/08/2010 - Views: (2528)
According to legal sources in alAhsa and Qatif, Saudi officials are still holding a number of Shiite citizens for more than six months in detention because of their involvement in political and religious activities. In addition to the detained activist ...
Anhari.net - 12/08/2010 - Views: (3605)
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information denounced today , that the investigation service authority in Madina raided the ranch of the distinguished Shiite preacher Mohamed Ali AlEmary. They stripped down some Shiite posters and arrested his son Kazim ten ...
Rasid - 12/08/2010 - Views: (3383)
In Medina, Saudi authorities arrested the Shiite cleric Sheikh Kazem Alamari under the pretext of violating municipal laws and regulations by allowing the street vendors to work in his father’s private farm. Many different sources confirmed that troops of Medina ...
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