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Bahrain Sasa'a bin Sawhan mosque Damage Evidences Civil Unrest

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — At some point before dawn, the vandals struck with brutal efficiency, smashing the windows at one of Bahrain's oldest Shiite mosques. Then the attackers walked over the broken shards to ransack offices and prayer areas — making sure to pull down some framed parchments with Quranic verses.

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'Security' Forces attack this peaceful woman in Bahrain! | This has got to be a violation of Islamic law?!

'Security' Forces attack this peaceful woman in Bahrain!  |  This has got to be a violation of Islamic law?! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

That black cloth under those 3 SF's is the Woman who is being attacked!  

 

Testimonial to Shia strength:  it takes 3 of these heavily armed SF's to subdue just 1 Shia Woman!   I'll bet she would have whooped 'em if there had only been 2!

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اسم النبيّ محمد في التوراة والإنجيل Muhammad's name in Torah and Bible

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AND LIKE صلّوا على نبي الهدى والرحمة...

[I checked 'Song of Songs' 5:16 and 'Song of Solomon' 5:16 and didn't see the text referenced here...No 'Mohammad' reference?!  Not doubting or argueing, just wanting to understand!  Can anyone clue me in?  email4spencerh@gmail.com     I liked the video, and will post here, very inspirational!  |  I replayed the video, I'm on track with the verse and book, they reference the original Hebrew text, and 4 characters from hebrew.....I am unfamiliar with the book referenced...'medjelet'  'megelet'  ??!!   Occurs at about 3:30 timepoint in the video |  Take three....I just was sent this:  http://is.gd/5XgdgV  I think this clears up the translation issues better than the video!  Good try..........Muhammad isn't in the Bible or Old Testament,  but is in the Quran!  Good enough!  Why does he need to be in the Bible or Old Testament?  ]

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Comment on Sheikh Isa Qassim's call to answer violence with violence!

Comment on Sheikh Isa Qassim's call to answer violence with violence! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

My comment:

This has got to be Bahrain's darkest hour! When in the history of human events has violence solicited any other response than more violence? This is an act of desperation, and that should not be! Each Shia is not alone, first they are all in the heart and mind of Allah! Second, they have each other as a support community. Why acts of desperation? When you look at the history of freedom struggles worldwide, the proven success of civil disobedience makes it the venue of choice. This is NOT to say that this path is not full of risks, brutalities, and deaths. There WILL be sufferings on this path. But, the goal of freedom for yourselves, for your children, for all future Bahraini citizens must be the focus. The blacks in America suffered horribly, but MLK led them through this to comparative freedom today, much is to be done, but they are overcoming on this path. The Jews suffered genocidal extermination at the hands of the Nazis, but today they have their own nation. Issa suffered under the Pharsiees/Sadducees/Rome, but his movement lives today! YOU WILL OVERPOWER THIS REGIME WITH YOUR CAPACITY TO ENDURE ANYTHING THEY CAN THROW AT YOU AND STILL BE ASKING FOR FREEDOM! YOU WILL NOT, AND CANNOT, OVERPOWER THIS REGIME BY FORCE! BE STRONG, BE RESOLUTE, STAY FOCUSED! EACH ACT OF VIOLENCE BY THE DEMOCRACY REFORMERS FUELS THE PROPAGANDA MACHINE OF THE REGIME AGAINST YOUR CAUSE. DO NOT GIVE YOUR ENEMY AMMUNITION AGAINST YOURSELF, DO NOT ANSWER VIOLENCE, WITH VIOLENCE! I LOVE YOU ALL, TAKE CARE!

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Shia economic persecution in Bahrain persists

Bahrain has transferred its military personnel to the civilian government sector in order to replace sacked Shia workers.
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Bahrain police attack Shiite opposition headquarters, break up weekly meeting by force!

Bahrain police attack Shiite opposition headquarters, break up weekly meeting by force! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

...Defying government orders, Shiite clerics on Friday also held prayer services on the rubble of mosques that had been bulldozed by authorities earlier this year. It was the first time that Shiite clerics have actively taken part in the protest movement, openly defying the government.

The Shiite clerics say at least 38 mosques used by their congregations were destroyed since the protests began in February.

“We will start a campaign to defend our religious sites and the first such activity starts with a protest at the end of the prayer at Diraz grand mosque,” senior Shiite cleric Sheik Isa Qassim said during his Friday sermon. Diraz is an opposition stronghold northwest of the capital.

“We demand democracy for one people, Sunni and Shiite, and we understand the approach of the government that aims to divide our people. We are the ones who insist on unity, and because of this we are targeted by the government,” he said....

 

[The clerics are great leaders in faith AND civil disobedience!]

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American silence as Bahrain's Hamad attacks Ashura processions and observances!

American silence as Bahrain's Hamad attacks Ashura processions and observances! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

http://is.gd/95w2c1 : Learn of Ashura!

 

I wish a blessed Ashura to Muslims everywhere!

 

[ The Tragi-comic shows US oncerned only about money and oil, as 'king' Hamad attacks his citizens and violates their right of religious expression!  Muslim sacrilege! ]

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رِسالة محبة وأخوة إلى أبناء المُحرق.wmv

Message of love and brotherhood to the people of Muharraq

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«تقصّي الحقائق» تُحقق في هدم 38 مسجداً | محليات - صحيفة الوسط البحرينية - مملكة البحرين

«تقصّي الحقائق» تُحقق في هدم 38 مسجداً | محليات - صحيفة الوسط البحرينية - مملكة البحرين | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
استأنفت اللجنة البحرينية المستقلة لتقصي الحقائق أمس الأحد (18 سبتمبر/ أيلول 2011) بتنفيذ زيارات ميدانية توثيقية لـ 38 من المساجد، بالإضافة الى عدد آخر من المآتم وممتلكات ومرافق تابعة للأوقاف الجعفرية التي تعرضت للهدم أو الحرق أو الاعتداء أو التخريب...

 

Truth>> Investigating the destruction of 38 mosques

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Religion and Politics in Bahrain: (Traffic) Circles of Violence

Religion and Politics in Bahrain: (Traffic) Circles of Violence | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

"The Battle of Karbala' still rages between the two sides in the present and in the future. It is being held within the soul, at home and in all areas of life and society. People will remain divided and they are either in the Hussain camp or in the Yazid camp. So choose your camp." — 'Ashura' banner in Manama, 2006

 

"Operation Ring of Dignity" on Sep21,2011 between 7 and 10 AM.

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Repression Tears Apart Bahrain’s Social Fabric

Repression Tears Apart Bahrain’s Social Fabric | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The crackdown here has won a tactical and perhaps ephemeral victory through torture, arrests, job dismissals and the blunt tool of already institutionalized discrimination against the island’s Shiite Muslim majority. In its wake, sectarian tension has exploded, economic woes have deepened, American willingness to look the other way has cast Washington as hypocritical and a society that prides itself on its cosmopolitanism is colliding with its most primordial instincts. Taken together, the repression and warnings of radicalization may underline an emerging dictum of the Arab uprisings: violence begets violence.

“The situation is a tinderbox, and anything could ignite it at any moment,” said Ali Salman, the general secretary of Al Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest legal opposition group. “If we can’t succeed in bringing democracy to this country, then our country is headed toward violence. Is it in a year or two years? I don’t know. But that’s the reality.”

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الشيخ حسين الاكرف .... نشيدة الثوره البحرينيه

Sheikh Hussein Akraf ....

Nasheed Revolution the Bahraini

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Bahrain, Our Nation

Let the world know that muslims all stand together to support the oppressed people of Bahrain. The world powers must be ashamed of their silence. We are all ...
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Who is killing Shia Muslims in Pakistan? – A Shia scholar’s view

Who is killing Shia Muslims in Pakistan? – A Shia scholar’s view | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Related posts: 71 Shia Muslims target killed in Pakistan during February 2012  58 Shia Muslims killed in Pakistan during January 2012 In the following lecture (in Urdu), Pakistan’s Shia sch...
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Nobody wants Hamad Al-Khalifa! Why is this character still around?!

Sunnis and Shia, all united, protesting in a peaceful manner in Bahrain I love Bahrain...
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Mercenaries of the Al-Khalifas attack prayers in Bahrain! UNBELIEVABLE!

Mercenaries of the Al-Khalifas attack prayers in Bahrain!  UNBELIEVABLE! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Mercenaries of the Al-Khalifa regime attack fellow Muslims while they are at prayer!  

Watch this video of CS gas use indoors against people praying!:  http://is.gd/6xbZoK

 

[Imagine being attacked by police in your church on Sunday!......How wuld YOU respond to such barbarism?!]

 

 

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Ex-Bahrain MP tweets for killing of protesters

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Former Bahraini MP Sheikh Mohammed Khalid publicly called for the killing of protesters via Twitter on Monday, lambasting them as “traitors.”

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“If you see a traitor crossing the road, you must run them over and keep going because you are in a country where the law allows you to strike and crush them,” Khalid tweeted.

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Bahrain human rights groups, declaring in a report last November, said that "Bahrain committed violations of various international human rights treaties which it has signed and ratified."

The report documented 45 killings, 1500 cases of arbitrary arrest, and 1866 cases of torture, amongst other figures.

A government-established commission found authorities used systematic torture against detainees, ...

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Al Barbaghi mosque in ruins.....Sacrilege of the Al-Khalifa regime

Al Barbaghi mosque in ruins.....Sacrilege of the Al-Khalifa regime | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

People are praying on the site of the demolished Al Barbaghi mosque now in Bahrain!

 

[I believe all the Mosques will be rebuilt, better than before, at the expense of the regime!]

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Blasts across Afghanistan target Shi'ites, 59 dead

Blasts across Afghanistan target Shi'ites, 59 dead | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attack killed dozens of Shi'ite Muslims at a crowded Kabul shrine on Tuesday, and four others died in a smaller blast in a key northern city, in the worst sectarian violence Afghanistan has seen since the fall of the...
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Shia shrine violence: Cleric asks police to ‘behave’ properly | TwoCircles.net

Shia shrine violence: Cleric asks police to ‘behave’ properly | TwoCircles.net | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

To recall, in wake of firing incident at Dargah Hazrat Abbas on November 10, between the supporters of two committees over a shrine, the city police raided several places in Saadatganj locality. The raids were conducted to arrest the accused named in the FIR in the firing incident which left two injured.

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Bahrain Probe Finds Torture Was Systematic « Antiwar.com Blog

There were reports out more than a month ago saying as much. And at the time, it was hard for the Bahraini regime to employ the “bad apple” excuse because the princess had in fact been accused of administering such torture. Some of the medical professionals who had been detained for the crime of treating as patients those protesters who had been injured by the Bahraini security force’s crackdown claimed they had been beaten with sticks and rubber hoses, given electric shocks to the face with cables, sexually abuses, etc. All of the abuse was on the discriminated Shia majority and often explicitly racist, as one nurse recalled being screamed at with “Shia pig!”

But to be clearer still, Bahrain has long engaged in torture in its time as a US ally. One year before the Arab Spring protests broke out, Human Rights Watch released a report noting torture on the rise despite a decade of promises from the regime for reform. The torture included “electro-shock devices, suspension in painful positions, and beatings” while many detainees reported being threatened with rape or murder, or that it would be done to their families.

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Dozens of Shia pilgrims shot in Pakistan - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English

Dozens of Shia pilgrims shot in Pakistan - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Unidentified gunmen attack a bus carrying Pakistani Shia pilgrims near Quetta, killing at least 25 people.
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تكسير محلات تجارية للشيعة في البحرين (2 من 4)

Attacks on Shiaa's Shops in Bahrain....
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TimesCast | Police Apartheid in Bahrain - Video Library - The New York Times

TimesCast | Police Apartheid in Bahrain - Video Library - The New York Times | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
September 15, 2011 - Six months after Bahrain's brutal crackdown on democratic protests, sectarian tension is brewing.
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Shia pilgrims shot dead in Iraq

Shia pilgrims shot dead in Iraq | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
A group of 22 Shia pilgrims travelling on a bus to Syria have been found shot dead in Iraq's western Anbar province, say Iraqi officials.
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