Largest Shiite Friday Prayers Prevented for 66th Consecutive Week, Diraz Siege Continues
Security authorities in Bahrain prevented the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the 66th consecutive week, banning Imam of Friday prayer and worshipers from entering Diraz.
Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen Arrested to Execute 3-Month Prison Verdict Over Friday Sermon
Bahraini security authorities arrested (Monday April 19, 2017) Imam of Al-Kheif mosque Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen in the town of al-Dair.
Appeals Court Upholds Detaining Khaif Mosque Imam for 3 Months for “Inciting Hatred against the Regime”
Bahraini appeals court upheld a 3-month jail sentence issued against Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Al-Moemen over charges of “inciting hatred against the regime.”
Authorities Continue to Ban Largest Friday Prayer in Diraz
The Bahraini authorities have continued to prevent the Shia majority from performing their largest Friday prayer in the Imam Al-Sadiq mosque in Diraz for the 15th consecutive week.
Authorities Continue to Prevent Shia from Performing Largest Friday Prayer in Diraz
The Bahraini authorities continued its siege in Diraz that has been imposed since over 4 months. The authorities also continued to prevent the Shia majority from performing their largest Friday prayer in the Imam Al-Sadiq mosque in Diraz.
Authorities Continue to Ban Shiites from Performing Largest Friday Prayer in Diraz
The Bahraini security authorities continue to ban the Shia majority from performing the largest Friday prayer in the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz by preventing the Imam of prayers and worshipers from entering Diraz that has been witnessing a security siege since over 100 days.
Authorities Prevent Shiites from Performing Biggest Friday Prayers in Diraz
Bahrain’s security forces continued on Friday to prevent the Shiite majority from performing the biggest Friday prayers, after they prevented the Friday prayers Imam and worshippers from entering Diraz.
Photos: Mass Protest in Diraz Condemning Prevention of Shia’s Largest Friday Prayer
Hundreds of Bahrainis took part in mass protest around Diraz, condemning preventing worshipers and Imam of Al-Sadiq mosque from entering Diraz to perform Friday prayers.
Prosecution Charges Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairi with Inciting Hatred against Regime and Insulting Statutory Entity
The Public Prosecution interrogated on Tuesday (July 26, 2016) a Shiite cleric Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy and released him on residence bail after charging him with inciting hatred against the regime.
Public Prosecution Charges Sheikh Al-Khadran with Inciting Hatred Against Constitutional System
Public Prosecution said it raised against Sheikh Aziz Al-Khadran charges of inciting hatred against “constitutional system” during Friday sermon.
Newspaper Linked to Bahrain Royal Court Attacks Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, Accuses him of Breaking Law
Local Al-Watan newspaper, linked to royal court, published inflammatory article against prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour.
Bahrain: Clashes Erupt Following Protests Denouncing Persecution of Shia in the Country
Thousands took to the streets of Bahrain to denounce sectarian oppressive policy adopted by government against Shiite majority.
Friday and Congregational Prayers Resumed in Bahrain Shiite Mosques, Sanqour Calls on Gov't to Cool Down Atmosphere & Restore Trust
Following a four-week pause, Friday and congregational prayers were resumed in Shiite mosques across Bahrain.
Imams of Friday Prayers to Resume Holding Prayers in Diraz and Shiite Mosques across Bahrain
Imams of Friday and congregational prayers announced they will resume holding prayers in Shiite mosques starting.
Authorities Still Ban Largest Friday Shia Prayer... No Friday Prayers Held for 4th Consecutive Week
Imams of Friday and congregational prayers announced their continuous halt to the Friday and congregational prayers amid the authorities' ongoing clamp down on Shia.
No Friday Prayers Held in Bahrain's Shiite Mosques for 3rd Consecutive Week
Shiite clerics in Bahrain stressed security risks and violations committed by authorities against the Shia are still ongoing.
Bahrain: Shiites Halt Friday Prayers for 2nd Consecutive Week after Widespread Campaign Targeting Religious Figures
Bahrain Shiite clerics announced continued suspension of Friday congregational prayers due to widespread campaign against Shiite religious figures.
Authorities Ban Sheikh Sanqour from Performing Friday Prayers & Summon Al-Mashaal
Social media activists said Bahraini authorities told Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour he's banned from preaching.
Bahraini King Bans Mixing "Religious Preaching with Political Practice"
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a Law on Saturday (June 11, 2016), amending some of the provisions of Law 26/2005 regulating political societies.
Salafist Cleric: Sunni Endowments Ordered Preachers Not to Speak of Gov’t Lifting Subsidies Decisions
The Secretary-General of the National Adala (Justice) movement, extremist Salafist Mohiuddin Khan, said that the Sunni Endowments (Waqf) in Bahrain ordered Friday preachers to not speak of the decisions made by the government to lift subsidies as well as the high cost of living.