Harassment against Shia in Bahrain Intensifies, Authorities Ban Memorial Ceremony of Top Shiite Cleric
Campaign launched by Bahraini security authorities against Shiite majority in the country is intensifying as more arbitrary measures are being taken.
Bahrain Arms Sales Belie US Commitment to Human Rights, Emile Nakhleh
Nakhleh stressed that US policy clearly shows the growing influence of Bahrain’s lobbyists in Washington and the cozy relationships that Tillerson has forged with Bahrain, the UAE and other GCC, stressing that these Sunni countries are ruled by tribal potentates who violate their citizens’ basic human rights blatantly, viciously, and systematically.
Supreme Council for Women Backs Endeavors for Unified Family Law Despite Concerns of Shiites
Secretary-General of Supreme Council for Women revealed that there are serious endeavors towards making a “unified” family law in Bahrain.
U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern Denounces Trump Decision to Back F16 Sales to Bahrain, Says Deal Puts US at Risk
U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and the co-chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, released a statement in response to media reports that the Trump Administration plans to lift all human rights conditions on U.S. sales of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain.
Middle East Eye: A Challenge to Bahrain's Rulers from an ex-MP, Let's Talk
My challenge is clear to the authorities. The opposition wants dialogue and has consistently said this on a regular basis for the past six years.
Bahraini Public Prosecution’s Plea against Sheikh Isa Qassim Unveils Authorities’ Sectarianism and Hatred
Was the plea entered by the Bahraini Public Prosecution really a judicial plea or a babbly speech delivered by a Takfiri extremist on a platform of hatred?!
The People Spoke their Word: They’ll Carry on Uprising to the Death
Mass protests were staged in over 50 areas across Bahrain, marking an extraordinary revolutionary day reflecting the people’s perseverance and adherence to their rights and legitimate demands.
The Long Scenario of Death
January 15, 2017 had a bloody beginning and ended with immense heartache. Perhaps the Bahraini people should now be more concerned about the rest of the political prisoners sentenced to death.
WikiLeaks: Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Ashura Sermon in 2009 & Account of Iranian Envoy to Manama (Part 6)
The US Embassy continued to follow up commemoration rites of Ashura steadily, particularly the central address delivered during the religious occasion.
Appeals Court Adjourns Case of 3 Detained Shiite Clerics Until Jan. 4
Bahrain’s Appeals Court adjourned (Wednesday November 23, 2016) the case of three detained Shiite clerics until January 2017.
Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial Adjourned Until Dec. 4 to Hear Defense Witnesses
The Fourth High Criminal Court adjourned the trial of the Shiite majority spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim until December 4, to hear the defense witnesses and plea.
Photos: Mass Protests in Support of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on the Eve of his Trial
Mass protests kicked off in difference areas in Bahrain, expressing solidarity with the Shiite majority spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, on the night of his trial.
Sheikhs al-Shehabi and al-Zaki Appeals Trial Adjourned Until Dec. 6
The Bahraini Appeals Court adjourned the trial of prominent clerics Sheikh Mohammad Jawad al-Shehabi, and Sheikh Fadel al-Zaki until December 6, 2016.
Cassation Court Overturns Appeal of Sheikh Ali Salman, Says Videos Lack Evidence for Conviction
Court of Cassation said it overturns the appeal verdict of Sheikh Ali Salman’s appeal, saying that the videos referred to in the findings do not show details that lead to his conviction.
Faisal Hayyat Arrested Few Days after his Reply to FM about Torture in Bahrain
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (October 9, 2016) journalist Faisal Hayyat, few days after writing an open letter to the Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa related to torturing in the Bahraini prisons.
Photos: Mass Protest in Diraz Condemning “Normalization with Israel” and Persecution of Shiites
Hundreds of citizens took part in a mass protest, after the Friday prayers in Diraz, in which they held anti-regime slogans, demanding to put an end to the sectarian persecution against the Shiite sect.
Bahraini Authorities Continue to Ban Shiites from Performing Largest Friday Prayer in Diraz
The Bahraini security authorities continued to ban the largest Shiite Friday prayer after preventing the Imam of prayers and worshipers from entering Diraz to reach the Imam Al-Sadiq mosque.
Prosecution Releases Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen after New Charges Raised by Samaheej Police Station
The Public Prosecution released on Thursday (September 29, 2016) Imam of the Al-Kheif Mosque, Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen, after interrogating him based on new charges brought forth by the Samaheej Police station.
Samaheej Police Station Refuses Release of Sheikh al-Moumin, Raises New Charges
Samaheej police station raised new charges against Khayf Mosque Imam, Sheikh Isa al-Mou’min, to hinder the court decision to release him.
Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Trial Adjourned until October 24 to Call Attesting Witness
The fourth high criminal court presided over by judge Khalifa Al-Dhahrani held the fourth trial session of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim and adjourned it until October 24, 2016 to call the attesting witness.