Saudi Shia Releases "Ashura in Saudi Arabia" - 5 / 12 / 2012 - 3:43 am

In the light of expectations for having a tense Ashura season in the Shiite regions in Saudi Arabia after the events of the last two years during which there were several confrontations with security forces, this year’s season of Ashura ended without disturbance and involved various events and activities as well as distinctive religious discourse that addressed significant social and political issues.

This report presents the most witnessed orientations that characterizes Ashura season for this year in Qatif, Saudi Arabia, for viewing the political scene in the region after the events which had occurred in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

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