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Bahrain Bans 3250 Citizens from Running to Parliamentary Elections

2018-04-26 - 8:03 p

Bahrain Mirror: Minister of Justice Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said that about 3250 members of the dissolved political opposition societies are banned from running to the Parliamentary elections, pursuant to a bill approved by the council on Tuesday.

Al-Wefaq has 3000 members, meanwhile members of the Islamic Action Association (Amal) and Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad) don't exceed 250 members, MP Majed Al-Majed quoted the minister.

The government dissolved opposition societies based on their demands to achieve political reforms and put an end to Al Khalifa monopoly over power.

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