Salman bin Hamad's Government: Is It Truly Reform-Oriented?
It was not surprising what the new Bahraini Minister of Education, Muhammad Mubarak Jumaa, did. Over the past 10 years, he has expressed his extremist views and abhorrent sectarianism, through his weekly articles in Akhbar Al Khaleej newspaper, and his television call-ins on Arabic-speaking satellite channels to comment on the matters of public affairs.
Bahrain: Politically Motivated 3-Month Imprisonment May Cost One's Housing Unit
At this point, the threads of the government's approach began to unravel little by little. It appears that some party is attempting to punish government opponents by robbing them of their remaining rights in this country, and this time it seems that someone seriously decided to deny pro-opposition citizens housing services.
Interior Minister Briefs US Ambassador on Alternative Penalties, Open Prisons Programs
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa briefed the newly appointed US Ambassador Steven C. Bondy on implementations of alternative penalties and open prisons programs.
Interior Ministry Undersecretary: We Don't Allow "Intruders" to Use HR to Harm Bahrain, Did He Mean US Embassy?
Interior Ministry Undersecretary Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa called for not allowing who called "intruders" who exploit human rights principles to harm the Kingdom of Bahrain.
New Pegasus Hackings: Gov't Hacks Phones of Al-Tajer, Siwar and Bahraini Journalist (Report by two organizations)
Citizen Lab and Red Line for Gulf announced in a joint report that the Bahraini authorities hacked, once again, Bahraini activists with Pegasus just days after a report confirming other victims.
Gov't of Bahrain Announces Launching Open Prisons Program, Says it will Expand "Alternative Penal Code"
The government of Bahrain has announced a series of measures aimed at expanding alternative penalties in parallel with the start of the open prisons program, with the aim of containing human rights criticism, which has long been a problem for the kingdom and has embarrassed it in front of the international community.
3752 Detainees Benefited from Alternative Penal Code: MoI
The Interior Ministry said the total number of beneficiaries of the Alternative Penal Code since it was applied in May 2018 has reached 3725.
MoI Announces Receiving Dissident Ahmed Jaafar, Says He is Sentenced to 3 Life-Imprisonment Terms, 10 Years Detention
The Bahraini Interior Ministry officially announced receiving dissident Bahraini, Ahmed Jaffar Mohammed Ali, 49, from Serbia.
2021 Panorama: Executioner Badr Al-Gaith's Death Brings back Images of Torture of Martyrs and Prisoners
On November 1, 2021, the head of the General Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security, lieutenant General Badr Al-Gaith (1981-2021), one of the officers involved in torture cases, dies.
Interior Ministry Takes Legal Steps against Sharifa Siwar after Announcing that King's Son is Bahrain's Largest Drug Dealer
The Anti-Cyber Crime Directorate of the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security announced taking measures and bringing cases against phycologist Sharifa Siwar, who announced arriving in London to seek asylum there.
MoI: 369 Prisoners Sent Back to Prison after Failing to Apply their Alternative Sentences
The Interior Ministry said that 369 prisoners failed to apply the requirements of the Alternative Penal Code and were sent back to prison.
Interior Ministry Refers to Prosecution Individuals who received Financial Transfers from Qatar
The Interior Ministry announced that it has referred some individuals to the Public Prosecution for being involved in suspicious money transfers with a financial source of the terrorist group, Hezbollah.
Interior Ministry Launches Raids Campaign in Samaheej and Buri, Arrests 7 Citizens
The Interior Ministry led a campaign of arrests in more than one Bahraini villages at dawn on Monday, September 13, 2021.
Second Day of Muharram 2021: Iraqi Preacher Expelled, Citizens Summoned for Interrogation, Officers Inspect Obsequies
On the second day of Muharram, Bahraini authorities continued to target Ashura manifestations in towns and villages, while officials and officers inspected obsequies and met with their heads.
Prisoner Dies in Sickle Cell Complications
The Bahraini Interior Ministry announced the death of a 35-year-old prisoner after suffering from sickle cell complications.
A Memoir of the Suppression of Prison Unrest in Bahrain
On the afternoon of April 17, there were frequent complaints about the sudden crackdown by a security group on the detainees who have been protesting in Buildings 12 and 13 since the death of the victim of deliberate medical negligence, Abbas Malallah, and the repercussions of the incident are still taking place until the moment of writing this article.
11 Protests and Sit-ins Held in Bahrain Calling for Release of Prisoners as Corona Cases in Jaw Prison Reach 97
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) announced that it had recorded 11 demonstrations and sit-ins staged Wednesday night (April 14, 2021), in several areas across Bahrain. The families of political prisoners continue to demand the release of their imprisoned loved ones after the spread of Coronavirus in prisons.
Bahrain Appoints Ali Al Mahmoud as Charge D'affaires in Lebanon
Bahrain appointed a chargé d'affaires for its office in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
Latest Developments in Jaw Prison: More than 26 Detainees Infected with Coronavirus, Prison Administration Unable to Deal with Situation
Informed sources confirmed to Bahrain Mirror the infection of more than 26 prisoners with Coronavirus. Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry announced the discovery of 3 positive cases only.
Interior Ministry Completed Vaccination of All Inmates who Wanted to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
The Interior Ministry said in an official statement on Friday (February 17, 2021) that the General Directorate of Reformation and Rehabilitation completed in cooperation with the Health Affairs Directorate the vaccination of all inmates who wanted to get COVID-19 vaccine.