Haj Majid “Sumoud” Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail over Assembly Charge
Bahrain’s minor criminal court sentenced on Wednesday (October 10, 2018) Haj Majid Abdullah, known as "Haj Sumoud" to 6 months in jail over assembly charge in 2015, i.e. 3 year earlier.
Trial of 14 Defendants Accused of Joining “14 February Coalition” Adjoined until Oct. 22 to Summon Attesting witnesses
A new suspect in case of establishing a group affiliated with “14 February Coalition” denied the charge of joining the group.
Diraz Sit-in Defendants’ Trial Adjourned until October 29
The First High Criminal Court in Bahrain adjourned the trial of 171 defendants, accused of involvement in an open sit-in outside the home of the spiritual leader of the Shiite majority in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, in what has become known as the "Diraz Raid."
Court Upholds 3-Year Prison Sentence over Assembly in Sitra
The first High Criminal Court of Appeal in Bahrain upheld three years' imprisonment for a defendant charged with assembling and and having possession of Molotov cocktails in Sitra.
3-Year Jail Term to Suspect Accused of Hiding Wanted Suspects over Political Case
Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court sentenced two citizens (33 and 26 years old) to 3 years in jail. It convicted the first one of hiding and harboring the second suspect for about 2 years, noting that the second suspect is wanted over political case and is sentenced to 14 years in prison over two cases.
Appeal Court: 26 Lawyers Appointed for Some Defendants in "Zulfiqar Brigades" Case
The Bahraini High Court of Appeal decided to appoint 26 lawyers for the same number of defendants in the Zulfiqar Brigades case, with the case adjourned to October 26, 2018.
Two Suspects Sentenced to Life, 15 Years in Jail over Charge of Joining “Saraya Al-Ashtar”
A Bahraini court sentenced on Wednesday (September 25, 2018) a Bahraini (living abroad) to 10 years in jail and issued life term sentence against his brother after accusing him of joining Saraya Al-Ashtar.
BFHR: Bahraini Courts Sentenced 90 Citizens to Life Imprisonment in first half of 2018
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the Bahraini courts sentenced 90 citizens to life imprisonment in the first half of 2018, indicating that arbitrary 3-year sentences were issued against 141 Bahraini citizens.
Saudi Court Sentences Bahraini to 9 Years in Jail over Taking Part in Qatif Protests
A local newspaper said that a Saudi court sentenced a Bahraini to 9 years in prison after convicting him of providing financial support to the regime and taking part in protests in Qatif.
Prosecution Accuses Prisoner in Jaw Prison of Directing Youth to Manufacture Fake Bomb and Put it in Jid Ali
The High Criminal Court started the trial of two suspects accused of putting fake bomb on public street in Jid Ali and decided to adjourn the case until September 10 for pleading, assigning a lawyer to the first suspect and announcing the second one.
8 Protestors in Diraz Referred to Trial on Charge of Burning Security Patrol
Chief of Terror Crime Prosecution, Advocate General Ahmed Al-Hammadi, said Public Prosecution referred 8 suspects to trial on charge of burning security patrol.
Court Begins Trial of Protesters Accused by Interior Ministry of Attempted Murder of Police
A Bahraini court has started the trial of six protesters accused by the Interior Ministry of attempting to kill a number of police officers, a charge usually directed at protesters in Bahrain.
Appeals: 5-Year Jail Term Handed down to 2 Suspects over Kidnaping Youth and Beating him, Claiming He is Informant
The First High Appeals Criminal Court upheld 5-year jail term against 2 appellants over charge of kidnapping a youth and beating him, claiming that he works as an informant.
Trial of Sheikh Ali Salman over Charges of "Communicating with Qatar" Adjourned until Dec. 28
The High Criminal Court postponed on (Wednesday, November 29, 2017) the second trial session of Opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and two Al-Wefaq leaders Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad in which they are accused of “communicating with Qatar” until December 28, for pleading and to inform the other defendant
AFP: Bahrain Dissident Chief Boycotts Qatar-Linked Trial
Bahrain's jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman refused to appear in court Monday to face charges of communicating with the Qatar to "overthrow the regime,” the attorney general said.
2&3-Year Jail Term to 2 Suspects over Shahrakan Assembly
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced a suspect to 3 years in prison and another suspect to 2 years over assembling and setting fire in Shahrakan.
HRW Deems Civilians’ Prosecution in Military Judiciary in Bahrain “Violation of Int’l Fair Trial Standards”
Human Rights Watch criticized Bahraini government’s approach to adopt a law enabling military courts to try civilians, considering it a violation of international fair trial standards.
Samaheej Police Station Refuses Release of Sheikh al-Moumin, Raises New Charges
Samaheej police station raised new charges against Khayf Mosque Imam, Sheikh Isa al-Mou’min, to hinder the court decision to release him.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim to his Judges: I Don't Recognize You
Bahrain's Shiite religious leader Ayatollah Isa Qassim didn't attend his first court hearing to say that he doesn't recognize the regime's arbitrary decisions.
Bahrain Court Sentences 6 Suspects to 7-Year Jail Term over “Attack” on Armored Vehicle in Sitra
Bahraini Criminal Court sentenced 6 defendants to 7 years in prison after convicting them of attempted murder of policeman.