Al-Wefaq Report: More than 180 Violations, Including 153 Raids in March
The month of March witnessed peaceful marches and protests in different areas in Bahrain against the execution of dozens of arbitrary death sentences against prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia.
Court Sentences Colonel Al-Zayani to Two Years in Jail over Charge of Insulting Judiciary
The minor criminal sentenced retired colonel Mohammad Al-Zayani to a two-year jail term with the execution of the sentence over charge of insulting the judiciary.
Case of Al-Zayani Adjourned until July 5 with his Continued Detention
The trial of retired colonel Mohammad Al-Zayani over charge of insulting the judiciary started on Monday (June 28, 2021).
Bahraini Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Charged with Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Police Car
The Criminal Appeals Court in Bahrain upheld a 10-year prison sentence against a Bahraini, who was accused of participating in an attack on a police patrol vehicle with Molotov cocktails, which led to the injury of a police officer.
Bahrain Court Fines 5 Members of Prisoners' Families 1,000 BD Each for Violating Ban on Gatherings
A Bahrain criminal court issued a ruling against five members of families of political prisoners after charging them with violating the ministerial decision banning gatherings of more than five people in public places, issued to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus, by fining them 1,000 dinars each.
HRW, BIRD Call for Dropping Charges against Abdullah Al-Shamlawi
Bahraini authorities should not contest the appeal of Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, a lawyer, to vacate his conviction and eight-month prison sentence for tweets, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy said.
Cassation Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Sheikh Abdulmohsen Al-Jamri over Religious Lecture
The Cassation Court upheld on Monday (August 24, 2020) upheld a one-year jail term against Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri over a religious lecture he delivered on the onset of 2020.
Cassation Court Upholds Prison Terms Ranging between 3 Years and Life Imprisonment against 45 Defendants in "Bahraini Hezbollah" Case
The Cassation Court upheld jail term sentences ranging between 3 years and life imprisonment against 45 defendants in a politically motivated case, known as "Bahraini Hezbollah" case.
Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri
The Appeals Court upheld on Tuesday (June 30, 2020) one-year jail term against Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri over a religious sermon he delivered earlier this year.
Cassation Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Two Defendants Accused of Burning Couch
The Court of Cassation upheld a 3-year jail term against a football player and another citizen over burning a couch at the highway entrance in Al-Ma'amir, aiming at disrupting the traffic and putting people's lives to danger, in protest against the execution of martyrs Ahmad Al-Malali and Ali Al-Arab.
One-Year Jail Term Handed down to Defendants over Assembly Charge
The High Criminal Court sentenced 3 defendants to one year in jail over assembling in Al-Khamis city.
Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri Sentenced to One Year in Jail over Religious Lecture
Bahraini court sentenced on Thursday (February 27, 2020) Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri to one year in jail over a religious sermon he delivered few weeks ago.
Al-Wefaq: 133 Violations against Detainees, Prison Terms Exceeding 400 Years against 49 Citizens during December
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition society, said that it monitored, during December 2019, continuing serious human rights violations, increase in abuses of arbitrary sentences or violations against conditions of prisoners of conscience.
Amnesty Calls to Quash Hussein Mousa and Mohammad Ramadan's Death Sentences, Dubs their Trial "Unfair"
Amnesty International described the trial of death row convicts Mohammad Ramdan and Hussein Mousa as "unfair", calling on to holds those suspected of torturing the two men accountable. It also called to quash the conviction and death sentences of both of the men.
Courts Roundup: 7 Activists Receive Death Sentence, 200 Citizens Sentenced to Life in Prison, including Sheikh Ali Salman
2019 was one of the bloodiest years that the Bahraini people will never forget. The king has once again exercised his authority to execute two citizens for political reasons. 2019 also witnessed the execution of two Bahrainis in Saudi Arabia on charges of “smuggling narcotic pills”.
10-Year Jail Term, 100,000 BD Fine against Two Suspects in Political Case
The High Criminal Court issued 10-year jail term against two youths in a political case and fined them 100,000 BD.
Court Upholds 2-Year Jail Term against 2 Defendants Accused of Putting Fake Bomb in Hamad Town
The First High Appeals Criminal Court rejected the appeals of two youths accused of putting a fake bomb in Hamad Town.
Cassation Court Issues Prison Terms Ranging between 2 and 3 Years in Case of Smuggling Wanted to Iran through Sea
The Cassation Court upheld prison terms ranging between 2 and 5 years against 5 suspects accused of smuggling wanted in political case.
Acquittal Verdict of 3 Accused of Transferring Funds for "Terrorist Activity" Upheld
The First High Criminal Appeals Court issued its sentence in the presence of the first and second appellants and issued its ruling against the third one in absentia, accepted the appeals in form and substance and upheld the appealed sentence.
Court Upholds 10-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Assembling, Burning Tires in Al-Ma'amir
The First High Appeals Court upheld a 10-year jail term against a suspect accused of assembling and burning ties in Al-Ma'amir after his objection was rejected.