Ibrahim Sharif: Bahrain Debts Exceed BD 23B, SIO to go Bankrupt in 2020
Bahrain’s prominent opposition figure and economist, Ibrahim Sharif, said that Bahrain is living in a state of real bankruptcy, and that it has debts amounting to more than 21 billion Bahraini Dinars.
HRW 2017 World Report: Bahrain, Accelerated Repression Jeopardizes Activists
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its 2017 World Report that “Bahrain stepped up its repression of activists and government critics during 2016”.
Rights Group, Embassy Say Charges Against Bahraini Dropped
A charge against Bahraini political activist Ebrahim Sharif accusing him of "inciting hatred" in the Gulf island kingdom has been dropped, a rights group and the British Embassy said Thursday.
UK Embassy Announces Dropping of Ibrahim Sharif’s Charges
The UK Embassy in Bahrain announced on Wednesday (November 23, 2016) that the Bahraini authorities have dropped the charges against the prominent opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif.
HRW Criticizes Britain for Not Calling on Bahrain to Drop Charges against Ebrahim Sharif
Human Rights Watch strongly criticized the British government for not publicly calling for charges raised against prominent opposition figure Ebrahim Sharif to be dropped.
Britain Expresses Concern over Charges Raised against Ebrahim Sharif
The British Foreign Office raised concerns with Bahraini government over arrest of prominent Bahraini dissenter, Ebrahim Sharif.
Video: Washington Demands to Drop Charges against Ibrahim Sharif, Stresses “We Raised His Case with Bahraini Gov.”
The United States urged the government of Bahrain to drop the charges against the prominent opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif, stressing that they are following the case closely and they have raised the case of Ibrahim Sharif and other human rights separately directly with the Bahrainis.
Washington Demands to Drop Charges against Prominent Opposition Leader Ibrahim Sharif
The United States urged the government of Bahrain to drop the charges against the prominent opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif, stressing that they are following the case closely.
AFP: Bahrain Accuses Chief Opponent of 'Inciting Hatred'
Bahraini authorities have accused a prominent opposition figure of "inciting hatred and contempt against the regime" in a statement to foreign media, a local newspaper reported Monday.
AP: Bahraini Politician Faces Charges After AP Interview
A secular political leader in Bahrain was charged Sunday with "inciting hatred" against the island's rulers after giving an interview to The Associated Press during a recent visit by Britain's Prince Charles, an activist and his party said.
Bahraini Public Prosecution Accuses Ebrahim Sharif of “Inciting Hatred” against the Regime
Public Prosecution raised charges of “inciting hatred and contempt against the regime” against prominent Bahraini opposition figure Ebrahim Sharif on Sunday.
AP: Bahrain Opposition Leader Fears 'Whitewash' of Crackdown
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began wrapping up their trip to Bahrain on Friday, as a leader of the island's secular opposition warned their visit could "whitewash" an ongoing crackdown on dissent.
Wa’ad Secretary-General Radhi Al-Mosawi Prevented from Leaving Bahrain
The Bahraini security authorities prevented on Thursday (November 10, 2016) Radhi Al-Mosawi, the Secretary-General of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad), from leaving the country.
Wa’ad Wraps Up Eighth Conference, Members Vote “Ibrahim Sharif” to Join New Central Committee
The National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) ended its eighth conference after its members discussed the political report and voted in favor of electing a new Central Committee responsible for electing a new Secretary General for the society.
Appeals Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Ibrahim Sharif
The Appeals Court upheld on Monday (November 7, 2016) the First Instance Court’s verdict that sentenced the prominent opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif to one full year in prison.
HRW Launches Interactive Website that Presents Profiles of 140 Prominent Gulf Dissidents, Condemns Crack-down Campaign
Human Rights Watch condemned crack down on the dissidents in the Gulf States, particularly through surveilling their activism on the Internet and called on the government of these states to resort to making reforms instead of imprisoning the peaceful dissidents.
Appeal Court Schedules November 7 Ruling Date Against Opposition Leader Ibrahim Sharif
The Bahraini Appeal Court decided the postpone the case ruling of prominent opposition leader, and former Secretary General of Wa’ad, Ibrahim Sharif until next November 7.
AP: Bahraini political activist released from prison
Bahraini activist Ibrahim Sharif was freed from prison on Monday after serving a yearlong sentence over comments supporting political change in the kingdom, his supporters and family said.
Bahrain Verdict on Dissolving Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq Society Due Next Week
Bahraini court to hand down verdict next week in government's bid to dissolve main opposition group Al-Wefaq.
Bahrain Appeals Court Adjourns Ibrahim Sharif's Case
Bahraini Appeals Court decided to adjourn case of prominent opposition figure Ebrahim ...