In recent years, news from Pakistan about increasing sectarian violence has become a cause of international concern. The situation is worsening every day and crimes are being committed in broad daylight. The World Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Communities is monitoring the situation closely and is working to alert the international community about the atrocities occurring in current day Pakistan as many of these instances are not reported in the media.
Posted on Mon, 2015-01-19 15:15
The World Federation and CoEJ were appalled to learn of the shooting at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, where at least 12 individuals were killed and 7 injured.
The World Federation and CoEJ condemn this act of barbarity in the strongest possible terms and we offer our sincere condolences to the families of those murdered. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of all those affected at this difficult time.
Over 125 Shia Muslim organisations and activists participated in a conference to launch the formation of a national body, UK Shia Muslim Council (UKSMC) on August 30th.
The World Federation of KSIMC and The Al-Khoei Foundation strongly condemn the expulsion of Ayatollah Sheikh Hussein al-Najati, who is the representative of the highest Shia authority in the world, the Grand Ayatollah Seyed Ali al-Sistani, in Bahrain.