Baqer Darwish: About the Government's Mobilization to Rationalize Religious Speech
A lot of incitement and a little change in the appearance of government mobilizations wishing to pounce on religious speech is what differs from previous campaigns that have not stopped for years. The main goal is to silence, with any kind of restriction, any platform from which this speech emanates as long as it criticizes or implicitly opposes official policies in Bahrain.
Interior Ministry Arrests Four for Misusing Social Media, Refers them to Public Prosecution
The Interior Ministry announced the arrest of four for misusing social media, stressing that they will be referred to the Public Prosecution.
Bahrain: UK MPs to Debate Taxpayer Support as Political Prisoners Languish
British MPs concerned about UK support and funding for the government of Bahrain have secured a parliamentary debate on Thursday over political prisoners in the Gulf kingdom.
Head of Fishermen Society Wahid Al-Dosari Imprisoned over Charges Linked to Qatar Crisis Dies: Did He Die in Prison?
The death of Wahid Rashid Al-Dosari, chairman of the Bahrain Fishermen Society (BFS), was announced late Tuesday (April 6, 2021). Al-Dosari was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence over charges of receiving funds from a former Qatari minister to finance his election campaign in 2018.
Political Prisoner Abbas Malallah Dies in Jaw Prison, amid Coronavirus Spread and Starvation
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced on April 6, 2021 through a statement issued by the Prisons Directorate, the death of 50-year-old political prisoner, Abbas Hasan Malallah, who is from the Nuwaidrat area, married and has three children.
Will Nasser bin Hamad Become First Military Security Man in Bahrain?
The centrality of the Bahraini King's son Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, 32 years, is increasing day after day and so is his presence in the Bahraini military, security and service fields, especially after the King issued a royal order 54/2019 appointing him as a National Security Advisor.
Bahraini Interior Minister: We Need Vigilance to Deal with Cybercrime, Ballistic Missiles and Drones
"With full confidence I say that the crime rate has returned to normal as it was in 2008 and 2009. We will need to be vigilant towards new threats emerging from technology, such as cybercrime and the use of drones to carry out strikes. We are alert and prepared to deal with known challenges such as ballistic missile threats," said Bahrain's Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa during an event held in London by the Bahraini-British Friendship Society.
Khalid Al Khalifa Defends Israeli Occupation
The Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa continues to surprise people time and time again. Whenever one thinks that the Bahraini regime has reached rock bottom, this minister surprises everyone and stoops to an even lower level.
Twitter Slams Bahrain for Criminalizing “Follow” of Opposition Accounts
Twitter criticized the Bahraini Interior Ministry’s announcement criminalizing the “follow” of accounts on its site, stressing that this poses a significant threat to freedom of expression and press.
King Hamad Gives Green Light to Security Agencies to be Strict with Tweeters
Bahrain Press Association (BPA) issued in May its annual report for 2018 entitled "Bahrain, the Kingdom of Closed Doors".
Report for the Idle Prisoners’ Commission: Reasons Why Fasting Inmates Suffered Food Poisoning
A number of human rights defenders and activists published confirmed information that inmates in buildings 12, 13 and 14 in Jaw Prison have been food poisoned after Iftar and Suhoor meals on Tuesday (May 7, 2019).
Interior Ministry Deems it a Mere Brawl: Trial of Advisor who Insulted Shiites
After the Ministry of Interior statement in which it said that it referred the Egyptian advisor Yasser Al-Attar to the Public Prosecution over a quarrel, it seems that expectations to hold him accountable were very low.
Court Minister’s Anger at Objection to his Son's Ownership of Arad Land Led to Interrogation of Twitter Users
The recent moves by the Interior Ministry against a number of Tweeters, such as Lawyer Abdullah Hashim and his associates came as a result of the Arad land plot, which was granted by the King to Naif, son of Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, a Royal Court Minister, and Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, head of Museums Directorate.
Interior Minister Meets with Iraqi Interior Ministry Undersecretary, Discusses Security Issues
Bahraini Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa met with Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Iraq Aqeel Mahmoud Al-Khazali on the sidelines of the 36th session of the Arab Interior Ministers Council held in Tunisia.
What’s Truth behind Murder of Moroccan Prisoner in Jaw Prison: Two Contradictory Narratives between Bahraini Ministry & Moroccan Embassy Raise Questions
Killing inside Bahraini prisons has a long history, casting a dark shadow over any death that occurs inside the horrific cells, where dozens have died over the past decades.
Amnesty Int’l Calls on King of Bahrain to Release Nabeel Rajab Immediately
Amnesty International addressed on Thursday (December 13th, 2018) the Bahraini authorities in an urgent action appeal, demanding the immediate release of imprisoned human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. The organization confirmed that Rajab was sentenced for expressing his opinion in peaceful tweets.
Bahraini Prisoner Uses “Clorox” to Ease Tooth Pain after Interior Ministry Neglects his Treatment
Rights Activist Ibtisam Al-Sayegh said a prisoner is suffering from severe pain in his teeth, forcing him to use diluted Clorox to relieve the pain, especially since he was not referred to a doctor and did not receive any treatment.
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Says Arrested 116 Citizens for “Working with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Iraq’s Asa'ib Ahl Al-Haq”
Bahraini Interior Ministry announced arresting 116 citizens, which it accused of training with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Forces Target Annual Ashura Religious Manifestations this Morning
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry forces launched a campaign today, targeting religious manifestations of Ashura, a religious occasion commemorated annually by Shia citizens in the country.
Two Days After Disappearing, Young Bahraini Man Informs Family He’s Detained by “Security Apparatus”
Family of Mohammed al-Arab said they received call from him informing them that he is detained...