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Category: Shia Muslims in the World

Apr 13
Shia Community in Afghanistan: Hazaras

The Hazara people are commonly defined as an ethno-linguistic group from central Afghanistan that is Persian-speaking and adherent of the Shia Islam or Ismaili sect of Islam which makes them a major part of the Shia Community in Afghanistan. Population estimates range from 2.5 to 5 million, representing 9 to 18 percent of the population […]

Apr 06
Increasing the visibility of Shia Community in British Universities

The second part of the article “Fighting for “Justice”, engaging the other” focuses on the difficulties students from Shia community in British universities come across when they want Shiism to be seen more. The first part of this article was discussed in the previous post. For practicing Shiism in Britain, there are a number of […]