Bahrain Arbitrarily Detains 6 Children in Orphanage: HRW and BIRD
Bahrain authorities are detaining six boys, ages 14 and 15, in a child welfare facility, the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy and Human Rights Watch said today.
Public Prosecution Renews Detention of 6 Children for Seventh Time Despite HRW Criticism
The Public Prosecution renewed on Wednesday (February 2, 2022) the detention of 6 children from Sitra over the charge of attacking guard patrols.
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.
Public Prosecution Detains 4 Citizens over Election-Related Cases
The Prosecution also ordered the detention of all the accused in these two cases in preparation for their referral to the competent court.
Bahrain Public Prosecution’s Role in Covering Up Forged Degrees
The public Prosecution has recalled that its duty does not involve revealing the truth when it comes to governmental bodies, so it was quick to release a statement attempting to convince the public that the Ministry of Education is doing its job.
Bahrain: 100 Domestic Workers Abused in 2017
Al-Ayyam local newspaper said that according to information there are currently 16 cases concerning the exploitation of female domestic workers.
Bahrain Public Prosecution Announces Release of 11 Female Prisoners, Issues “Alternative Penalties”
Attorney General Ali Al-Buainain announced that the Bahraini Public Prosecution began to implement the provisions of the Penal Code and alternative measures.
Public Prosecution Detains Tweeter for 7 Days on Charges of Sending Tweets “Including Seditious Comments”
Public Prosecutor's Office received a report from the Anti-Cyber Crime Directorate stating that someone had created an account on Twitter through which he published “offensive comments that included inflammatory and seditious speech”.
Bahrain Prosecutes 16 Asian Nationals over Charges of Money Laundering
The Public Prosecution in Bahrain referred a number of Asian nationals to trial over charges of money laundering on October 25, 2017.
Attorney-General: 11 New Attorneys to be Appointed to Prosecution in early 2018
Bahrain’s Attorney-General Ali Fadl Al-Buainain said that the process of assigning the 11 legal experts, who were appointed in the past period, as prosecuting attorneys early next year has begun.
SIU Refers 3 Policemen to Trial over Charges of Beating Detainee
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) affiliated to the Public Prosecution said that the unit investigated 52 complaints of allegations of torture, mistreatment and use of excessive force by policemen, during the second third of 2017, adding that it only referred 3 policemen to trial.
Bahraini Public Prosecution Charges 4 Activists with “Illegal Assembly”
The Bahraini public prosecution office charged four activists with “illegal assembly” after interrogating the activists in the authorities’ latest campaign launched against rights defenders in Bahrain.
Reuters: Bahrain brings new charges against man believed to be top democracy activist
Reuters: Bahrain prosecutors on Monday filed new charges against a man believed by rights activists to be the Gulf state's most prominent jailed democracy campaigner, Nabeel Rajab, after the New York Times published an op-ed under his byline.
Life-Imprisonment Handed down to 3 Bahrainis Over Arms Possession & Manufacturing Explosives
The Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced on Thursday (April 28, 2016) 3 suspects to life in prison, over acquiring arms and ammunition and 2 other suspects to a 3-year prison term, fining each one of them 500 BD.
Bahrain Public Prosecution Accuses Sheikh Jassim Al-Khayat of “Promoting Animosity against the Regime”
The Bahraini Public Prosecution raised charges of “publicly promoting animosity against the regime” against the head of the Arbitral Tribunal of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Jassim Al-Khayat.
Reports Say "Prosecution" Appealed Verdict against Al-Wefaq's Sheikh Ali Salman
The defense lawyer of Bahrain's opposition leader, Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, stated that "there are news saying the Public Prosecution has appealed the verdict issued against the Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman".