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Muslim shrines attacked in Libya

Muslim shrines attacked in Libya | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Ultraconservative Islamists are blamed for the latest attacks in Libya against pilgrimage sites used by followers of Sufi Islam.

 

[This is  a blatant attack upon Sufism by the Wahhabists!    KSA does more to foster enmity and dissociation than anone else.  All while attending NAM, OIC and calling for GCC unity!  HYPOCRITES! ]

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'Bahrain boiling but US will never allow democracy'

Bahraini riot police have fired tear gas and stun grenades at hundreds of demonstrators attempting to block a highway. Frequent antigovernment protests have wracked the country since February 2011. RT talks to Patrick Henningsen, geopolitical analyst at the current affairs UK column web site - READ MORE http://on.rt.com/lq4gld

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Iran invites Saudi, Bahraini kings to NAM summit - Tehran Times

Iran invites Saudi, Bahraini kings to NAM summit - Tehran Times | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

TEHRAN – Saudi King Abdullah and King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain have received Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s invitation letters to the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit through diplomatic channels, the Persian service of the Mehr News Agency reported on Sunday.

The XVI Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement is scheduled to be held in Tehran from August 26 to 31. .......

 

[Imagine the power they would wield if the Arabs and the Persians were united in friendship instead of animosity !!!     This isn't Shiite vs Sunni,  This isn't Persian vs Arab,  This is common geo-political interests......Muslims allied with Muslims! ]

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Shooting the sheikhs: Saudi regime ignorance!

Shooting the sheikhs:  Saudi regime ignorance! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

ANGER is rising in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province after security forces arrested and wounded one of the government’s harshest critics, a Shia cleric called Nimr al-Nimr (pictured). Two young men were shot dead in the protests that followed. This takes the total number of Saudis killed since the start of the Arab spring a year and a half ago to ten, all from the Shia minority that makes up about a tenth of the country’s 27m-odd people. ....

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The Arab Spring is bearing fruit in Saudi Arabia

The Arab Spring is bearing fruit in Saudi Arabia | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

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Fifty years ago, during the proxy war between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, President Kennedy told the Saudis that internal reforms were the best way to ensure the regime’s survival. In the ensuing years, many viewed Kennedy’s statement as absurd; they believed Riyadh would continue to rule with an iron fist, and that the Saudi people would never rise up and demand their freedom.

This conventional wisdom overlooked the universal principle that all people long to be free and control their destiny. And although the Saudi monarchy has remained in power for the last 50 years, the reasons for its success are disappearing. The Saudi people now have access to outside information and media outlets, they have the ability to mass communicate, they no longer accept the subservient role of women, and, thanks to the Arab Spring, they realize they have the power to effect change. ...

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Saudi Shia protesters mourned by 'thousands'

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Huge crowds throng funerals for two Shia demonstrators killed by security forces in rallies following arrest of cleric....

The funerals for Mohammad al-Felfel and Akbar al-Shakhouri were held on Wednesday in the Qatif in the Gulf nation's Eastern Province.

The men were shot dead on Sunday in what Saudi government spokesman described as a "criminal act" after protests broke out following the arrest of cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr on sedition charges.

Activists say the two men were killed by police snipers stationed on rooftops, a report denied by the Interior Ministry.

 

[All reality is denied by 'Interior Ministries' of these despotic Governments!  Their denial is confirmation.....]

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فلترحلوا يا ال سعود - احرار الشرقيه | The Arabian penninsula is liberating itself!

احرار الشرقية...

 

Rise Up! ...   Resist the Tyranny.....  Overthrow the Al-Saud despots!

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saudi ARABia SPRING .... has already sprung | First Blooms are flowering!

saudi ARABia SPRING ....  has already sprung  |  First Blooms are flowering! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The Al-Sauds need to get on board or get left behind!  They can chose to be extinct regime Dinosaurs or they can choose to be magnanimous leaders who stepped aside for the good of their people!

 

AHHHH!  The smell of spring in the air......I love it!

 

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Saudi Crown Prince Nayef has died ..... GREAT NEWS!

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef has died .....   GREAT NEWS! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Crown Prince Nayef, the hardline interior minister who spearheaded Saudi Arabia's fierce crackdown crushing al-Qaida's branch in the country, has died. He was in his late 70s.

[The death of any of the top Sauds is a big step forward for human rights and the will to be free....I highly commend his decision to leave this World and hope that it will serve as an example to the rest of the family!   May they follow his death like lemmings, just as they follow the US and Zionists ]

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Bahrain: The Dragonfly's Eye

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I look in the dragonfly's eye, and I see the mountains over my shoulder--- Issa

Bahrain is a small country, and though the story of its own trials and troubles during the past year and a half is intrinsically valuable, it also tells a bigger story,...

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Bahrain & KSA: 3 Women are being deprived of the completion of their medical degrees....

Three Bahraini Female students are losing their dreams to graduate as Doctors from Dammam University in Saudia Arabia (KSA) after the official bodies in KSA banned them from entering Saudia Arabia due to the Political Crisis of Feb 14, 2011 that occured in Bahrain during the Arab Spring Revolutions period, and the story is as follows:

 

Personal Information of Zainab:
Name: Zainab Mohammed Maklooq
Age:(24years)
Nationality: Bahraini
Occupation: Medical Student
University: AL Dammam University (King Fiasal University previously)
Year of studying: 6th year medical student, last semester (two modules to graduate)

 

Personal Information of Aala’a:
Name: Aalaa Sayed Shubber Mohsin Majed (24years)
Nationality: Bahraini
Date of birth: 16th May 1987 (24)
Occupation: Medical Student
University: AL Dammam University (King Fiasal University previously)
Year of studying: 6th Year medical student, Last semester (two modules to graduate)

 

Personal Information of Zahra’a:
Name: Zahra Salman Mohamed Zabar (23years)
Date of birth: 12th January 1989
Occupation: Medical Student
University: Al Dammam University (King Faisal University previously)
Year of Studying: 5th Year medical Student.

 

Case Summary: During the period between the 14th of February 2011 till the16th of March 2011, where the Bahraini revolution took place before authorities cracked down all the protests, we were not allowed to get in or back from Saudi Arabia as smooth as it was. That’s why we had to stay over the weekend at the students housing although we used to get back to Bahrain to meet with our families. Ala’a and Zainab were in Bahrain during the weekend before the crack down took place on the 16th of March and could not get back to university until the 19th of March. However Zahra’a stayed there for more than two weeks because she had exams and was afraid if she get back to Bahrain she will not be able to get back to Saudi as all Shia were banned to get in. On the 21st of March 2011 10:00 PM the director of Al Dmmam University housing requested us to take our personal belongings as an order came from the Higher national security counsel requesting to depart us from Saudi Arabia immediately. We asked for more clarification at that time, but we were told that our families are waiting for us at King Fahd causeway without even mentioning the reasons for that action. Out of the students housing building which our flat is in, the Head of university’s office manager was waiting for us as he drove us in his private car to king Fahd causeway and he handed us to the Bahraini security Force.

Around 50 masked police officers were waiting for us. Until that time we were able to contact our families in Bahrain, but our contact them got stopped since we were submitted to Bahrain security Force as they’ve taken our mobile and they switched them off. They put us in a mini-bus and closed the windows and one of the policemen was shouting on us, belittling us and frightening us. We felt suffocated.

We were concerned because our parents do not know anything about us. Please note that Zainab was in her 13th week of pregnancy as she was most of the time in Bahrain.

The lawyer demanded three times the public persecution to release her because of her maternity condition, however, each time the request was rejected. After that, we have been taken to the police station at king Fahd causeway for further investigation.

At 4 a.m. from the 22nd of March Bahraini authorities took us to another temporary police station to stay the rest of the night there. Our families have had appointed Mr. Abdullah Al Shamlawi as our lawyer.

At 11 a.m. we had been taken again to King Fahd causeway police station where they started the investigations all again with the investigator started screaming and shouting that we have lost all the years of study and we will get a sentence of life imprisonment.

Also he said that we don’t deserve to get scholarships despite that we got the scholarship after we graduated with high GPA (98%) from secondary school.

On the same day, we have been presented to the Public Prosecution and the lawyer attended as well.

General Persecutions directed an accusation to us listed below:
1. Cursing the government symbols and leaders.
2. Incitement the hate toward the regime and demanding the overthrow the regime.
3. Organizing protests at the university and at the university housing in Saudi Arabia.
4. Contacting foreign channel and providing misleading information’s regarding the situation in Bahrain.

The lawyer asked the Public prosecutor to close the file, as there were no evidence against us neither by the Bahraini government or any known evidences provided by the Saudi authorities that would charge us. Despite that, the Public Prosecutor had decided to imprison us up for 7 days while holding our case pending for further investigation in a police station called “Isa town police station for women rehabilitation”. We were among the investigator decision we were supposed to stay in the custody for 7 days only.

However, the custody duration expanded to 23 days until the 13th of April. Suddenly, the authorities have decided to release us where we were handed back to our families from the same police station we detained from. At that time, they let us sign on pledge that we will not participate in any activity against the government and the royal family, we will not contact any media and they have the right to call us anytime if they hand new evidence and by that the case had been closed. On the 2nd of June Ala’a and Zahra received a call asking us to attend the military court.

Zainab was not asked to go due to her maternity. We asked for clarification but what we have been told that we need to sign papers regarding our case.

On the 6th of June we went to the military court and shocked that we were presented in front the military court judge were he accused us with the charge of participating in a protest in the Pearl Roundabout to commit crimes and breach of public security. None of the previous accusation was directed to us.

We had appointed another lawyer called Mr. Mohsin Al Aalwi and to attend court on our behalf. He attended 3 court sessions, when finally on the 21st of June we got the acquittal.

Later, when we decided to get back to the university, we where told from the Saudi authorities on the King Fahd Causeway that we were banned from getting in and we are not welcomed in the country anymore. We contacted the University to get a clarification regarding our studying status but they cleared that they have no authority to help us getting back and it was all directed to them from higher authorities.

From that day until today we had communicated with all possible responsible parties both in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia that might help in our case. We met with the Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd, the prince of the Eastern Region whom supposes to have a direct input in our case. Although, he showed some of understand to our situation, there were no actions taken.

Moreover, we reported the case to BICI (Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry), which one of their recommendations was to return all dismissed students back to their studying seats. The National Committee who’s assigned by the King to apply the recommendations duty was finished on the 20th of March 2012 without even reporting back regarding our case. Keeping in mind that we met with the president of that committee since they started.

Also, we communicated with all human rights defendant parties and committees inside and outside Bahrain.

Last but not least, we met with many committees and missions sent by many countries as UK, US and Ireland who visited Bahrain. Our Current situation, is unknown if we will be able to get back to Saudi where we need to complete the remaining semester (2 months. Otherwise, we need to apply to private universities where most of them we contacted requested us to repeat 3 to 4 years and on our own funding despite we used to have it as a scholarship.

We hope that your foundation could consider our case and help us completing our study.

 

With Regards,
Aalaa Al-Sayed
Zainab Mohammed
Zahara Salman

 

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Mastung Massacre of Shias by Taliban Terrorists

This is an incredibly horrifying video of LeJ-SSP terrorists (extremist Deobandis brainwashed by SaudiJihad Enterprise) murdering Shia travellers, which would leave your heart in pain. Discretion is advised.

Via Shafiq Ahmed
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Bahrain: Saudi Arabia needs a bigger gas chamber for genocide upon the Shiites! #KSAOccupyBah

Bahrain:  Saudi Arabia needs a bigger gas chamber for genocide upon the Shiites!  #KSAOccupyBah | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The atrocities of the Al-Khalifa regime are also the crimes against humanity of the Al-Saud !

 Families that commit genocide together can be tried at the ICC together....

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Ahmadinejad to attend OIC extraordinary summit

Ahmadinejad to attend OIC extraordinary summit | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

I hope that they can achieve a modicum of solidarity!  The MENA region divided on sectarian grounds, or on Arab versus Persian grounds hurts all!  One thing all should be able to agree upon:  Helping the Rohingya of Myanmar and Muslims supporting and helping fellow Muslims!

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Fars News Agency :: Bahraini, Saudi People to Stage Concurrent Rallies on Sunday

Fars News Agency :: Bahraini, Saudi People to Stage Concurrent Rallies on Sunday | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The Sunday protests are due to be held under the title of "The Nation Will never Compromise" in the Saudi Qatif region and 50 regions across Bahrain.

The organizers of the rallies have announced that the main goal behind the demonstrations is supporting and announcing solidarity with the Bahraini and Saudi dissident leaders who are experiencing harsh pressures and tortures in prison.

Anti-government protesters have been holding peaceful demonstrations across Bahrain since mid-February 2011, calling for an end to the Al Khalifa dynasty's over-40-year rule.

Violence against the defenseless people escalated after a Saudi-led conglomerate of police, security and military forces from the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member states - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar - were dispatched to the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom on March 13, 2011, to help Manama crack down on peaceful protestors.

So far, more than 69 people have been killed, hundreds have gone missing and thousands of others have been injured.

Also, since February 2011, Saudi protesters have held demonstrations on an almost regular basis in Eastern Provinces, mainly in the Qatif region and the town of Awamiyah, calling for the release of all political prisoners, freedom of expression and assembly, and an end to widespread discrimination.

However, the demonstrations have turned into protests against the Al Saud regime, especially since November 2011, when Saudi security forces killed five protesters and injured many others.

The Saudi interior ministry issued a statement on March 5, 2011, prohibiting "all forms of demonstrations, marches or protests, and calls for them, because that contradicts the principles of the Islamic Sharia, the values and traditions of Saudi society, and results in disturbing public order and harming public and private interests."

In June, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ordered the country's security forces to go on a state of high alert due to what he called a "turbulent situation" in the region.

According to Human Rights Watch, the Saudi regime "routinely represses expression critical of the government".

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Saudi Woman Defies Religious Police: It Is None of Your Business If I Wear Nail Polish

Saudi Woman To Members of the Religious Police Who Harass Her for Wearing Nail Polish: This Is None of Your Business, I Am a Free Woman and Will Expose You o...
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الشيخ عمران حسين : الربيع البحرينى و دور آل سعود | Arab Spring in Bahrain and the role of Al-Saud

Bahrain: Not  a sectarian conflict....not Sunni, not Shiite.......An Al-Khalifa lust for power and  an Al-Saud insecurity......

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Shias in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Shooting the sheikhs - Bahrain Freedom Movement

Shias in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Shooting the sheikhs - Bahrain Freedom Movement | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

ANGER is rising in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province after security forces arrested and wounded one of the government’s harshest critics, a Shia cleric called Nimr al-Nimr (pictured).
Two young men were shot dead in the protests that followed. This takes the total number of Saudis killed since the start of the Arab spring a year and a half ago to ten, all from the Shia minority that makes up about a tenth of the country’s 27m-odd people.

Sheikh Nimr has long been a thorn in the side of the ruling family. A warrant for his arrest was first issued in 2009 after he said that if Saudi Shias were not allowed to “live with dignity”, the eastern provinces should secede from the kingdom. Such talk is particularly inflammatory, since most of Saudi Arabia’s oilfields are in the east. ...

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جورج غالوي على الشعب في السعودية ان ينتفض ويثور | Rise up and revolt - people of Saudi Arabia!

النائب البريطاني السابق جورج غالوي واحد الداعمين لقضايا الشعوب العربية المحقه وبالخصوص فلسطين.

جوج غالوي على الشعب في السعودية ان ينتفض كما بدات القطيف تنتقض. ويتوعد النظام السعودي بالجلد في كل المحافل اذا جلد الجزاوي المعتقل والناشط الحقوقي المصري المسجون في سجون ال سعود

وانا اقول لهم الان
ان ينتفضو على هائولاء الطغاه
ان يسقطو هائولاء المجرمين
هائولاء المنافقون
هائولاء الفاسقون
اسقطوهم

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Exclusive: Arab states arm rebels as UN talks of Syrian civil war

Exclusive: Arab states arm rebels as UN talks of Syrian civil war | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Syrian rebels are being armed by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, The Independent has learnt, in a development that threatens to inflame a regional power struggle provoked by the 15-month-old uprising against the Assad regime.
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India advances, but many women still trapped in dark ages

India advances, but many women still trapped in dark ages | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

NEW DELHI, June 13 (TrustLaw) - The birth of a girl, so goes a popular Hindu saying, is akin to the arrival of Lakshmi - the four-armed goddess of wealth, often depicted holding lotus flowers and an overflowing pot of gold.
That should assure pride of place for women in Indian society, especially now the country is growing both in global influence and affluence.
In reality, India's women are discriminated against, abused and even killed on a scale unparalleled in the top 19 economies of the world, according to a new poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The survey, polling 370 gender specialists, found Canada to be the best place to be a woman amongst G20 nations, excluding the European Union economic grouping. Saudi Arabia was the second worst, after India ....

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A car specially designed for Saudi Women........

A car specially designed for Saudi Women........ | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

No disrespect intended........just poking fun at the Saudi laws against women driving!

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Quetta : Terrorists funded by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia martyred Muhammad Ali, a shia young man. – Shia Killing | English

Quetta : Terrorists funded by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia martyred Muhammad Ali, a shia young man. – Shia Killing | English | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

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Through out Pakistan Shia population is being targeted especially in the areas where Shia are in majority. Terrorists are slaughtering people in sectarian attacks for the sake of Saudi Riyals. Although these terrorist attacks are going on in large numbers, still the government and law enforcing agencies are unable to put an end to this terrorism. Moreover the role of so called free media and free Judiciary is pathetic and discouraging. These incidents are creating frustration in public, particularly Shia Community.

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PAK: Parachinar: Taliban attack a bus leaving 2 Shia dead and 6 injured – Shia Killing

PAK: Parachinar: Taliban attack a bus leaving 2 Shia dead and 6 injured – Shia Killing | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

History: Wahhabi and Salafi Jihadists were imported to the War with Occupying USSR in the '80's.  They have stayed and now persecute the local Shia with their extreme fundamentalist misinterpretation of Islam!

In the West these terrorists are known as 'AlQaeda' and 'Taliban.'  

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