Bahrain Appeals Court to Issue Sheikh Ali Salman
A Bahraini Appeals Court decided on Monday (April 11, 2016) to issue its verdict in the Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman's case on May 30.
Bahraini Appeals Court Decides to Rehear Opposition Leader Case to Display Speeches Submitted by the Defence
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Supreme Court of Appeals decided to return the case of the Bahraini opposition leader Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman for hearing, in order to display a number of CDs submitted by the defence team containing Salman's speeches, and set March 15, 2016 as the next date of the hearing.
Opposition Leader’s Tweets on Martin Luther King Day Irritates Ruling Family in Bahrain
After arresting and sentencing him to four years in prison, the ruling Al Khalifa tribe in Bahrain is doing its best to impose a complete siege on the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and his freedom of expression.
Al-Wefaq Rejects Referring Opposition Leader for Investigation..Insists It’s a Trial of Conscience Freedom
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society voiced its opposition to referring its Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman, a prisoner of conscience, by the authorities to Bahrain’s Public Prosecution to be interrogated again on Sunday (January 24, 2016).
Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Allowed Family Call & Defence Team Visit Postponed
Alya Radhi, wife of Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman, stated on Monday (January 25, 2016) that Sheikh Salman informed her over a phone call that the administration of Jaw Central Prison allowed family calls and visits.
BFHR: Depriving Al-Wefaq Secretary-General from Calls & Visits Belittlement of Prisoners' Rights
Bahrain Mirror: The President of the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) Yusuf Rabie said that the Bahraini authorities' decision preventing the Secretary-General of Bahrain's main opposition group Al-Wefaq from having contact with the outside world is considered a belittlement of prisoners' rights.
Prison Authorities Prevent Al-Wefaq Secretary-General from Calls & Visits
The wife of detained Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman said that she received a call from the Jaw Central Prison confirming that the authorities decided to prevent Sheikh Salman from any calls and visits.
Sheikh Ali Salman from Prison: We'll Press Ahead on Path of Peaceful Struggle
Bahrain Mirror: Detained Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman stressed that he will press ahead on the path of peaceful struggle to establish democracy in Bahrain as ancient constitutional monarchies did.
Sheikh Ali Salman: 1 Year of My Life in Prison Convinced Me Even More of Need for National Salvation Plan
Bahrain Mirror: Sheikh Ali Salman’s official Twitter account posted: “One year of my life in prison convinced me even more of the need for a collective national salvation plan that would save Bahrain from this miserable political, economic and cultural situation”.
Amnesty Int’l: Sheikh Ali Salman Prisoner of Conscience Denied Right to Fair Trial
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International issued a statement on Monday (December 14, 2015) describing the extension of Sheikh Ali Salman’s detention as arbitrary and that “he continues to be denied the right to a fair trial.”
Bahrain’s Prosecution Reiterates Demand to Issue Maximum Penalty against Opposition Leader
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Prosecution, in its plea presented before the court on Monday (December 14, 2015), reiterated all the charges brought against the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman.
Bahraini Opposition Leader’s Trial Adjourned until Jan. 14
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Appeals Court adjourned the trial of the Bahraini opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, until January 14, 2016 for the defence pleading, and ordered the Public Prosecution to hand Salman its plea and court records.
Sheikh Ali Salman from Prison: Death Penalties Resemble Unlawful Killings
Bahrain Mirror: The leader of the main Bahraini opposition group and secretary-general of Al-Wefaq society, Sheikh Ali Salman, expressed his opposition to the death penalties issued by Bahraini courts, following the Court of Cassation’s decision to uphold death penalties issued against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
Bahrain’s Opposition Leader Calls on “Free World” to Deal with Bahrain Based on HRW Report Facts
Bahrain Mirror: The detained leader of Bahraini opposition, Sheikh Ali Salman, welcomed the human rights report issued by Human Rights Watch calling on the “free world” to deal with Bahrain according to the facts mentioned in the report.
Sheikh Ali Salman Condemns from His Prison Cell the Terrorist Attacks that Hit Lebanon & France
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, condemned the twin suicide bomb blasts that took place in Beirut, and the attacks that hit Paris.
Akhbar Al-Khaleej: Court President Ordered not Bringing Sheikh Ali Salman to Trial... Verdict to be Issued in February 2015
Bahrain Mirror: The Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper, which has close ties with the Bahraini Prime Minister, said that the president of the first court of appeals decided not to bring the leader of the main Bahraini opposition group Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman, from prison to court.
Sheikh Ali Salman Absent from Appeals Hearing for Unknown Reasons: Trial Adjourned until December 14
Bahrain Mirror:The Bahraini Supreme Court of Appeals adjourned on Thursday (November 12, 2015) the trial of the Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, until December 14. Eyewitnesses said that Sheikh Ali Salman was not brought to the courtroom today.
Abdollahian: Sheikh Ali Salman’s Ongoing Arrest Blatant Mistake by Bahraini Regime…National Dialogue Is Solution
Bahrain Mirror: The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that “the ongoing arrest of Sheikh Ali Salman is a blatant mistake committed by the Al-Khalifa regime.”
Appeals Court Judge of Sheikh Ali Salman’s Trial Transferred to Constitutional Court
Bahrain Mirror: Judge Isa Al-Kaabi, the Appeals Court Judge of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman’s trial, was transferred from the Appeals Court to the Constitutional Court, based on a royal decree issued recently.
Al-Shamlawi Says Defence Panel Was Unable to Discuss Defence Plan with Sheikh Ali Salman
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, Defence panel member of Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, said that the defence team was unable to "discuss defence plan" with Sheikh Ali Salman.