1 to 3 Years Prison Verdicts against 3 Parents of Martyrs Ali Mushaima, Ali al-Sheikh, Mahmoud Abu Taki

2017-01-26 - 6:07 am

Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini courts ruled Wednesday (January 25, 2017) in favor of prison sentences against 3 fathers of martyrs, who were shot dead during the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Bahrain.

The court sentenced the mother of martyr Ali Mushaima to 1 year in prison, while it sentenced both Jawad al-Sheikh (martyr Ali al-Sheikh's father) and Makki Abu Taki (martyr Mahmoud Abu Taki's father) to 3 years in prison each.

Moreover, the court ruled a 3-year imprisonment verdict against Chairman of European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights (EBOHR), Hussein Parweez.

Authorities had accused the 4 aforementioned activists of illegal assembly and insulting the King.

The fathers of martyrs have been active in pro-democracy protests, and those called against the domination of the Al-Khalifa family, and for the accountability of those involved in the murder of their sons.

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