Bahrainis Criticize Sale of Island to Israel
Bahrainis criticized on social media outlets the sale of an island to the Zionist entity, describing the act as the latest normalization step.
Amnesty: Silence of Bahrain's Key Allies Plays No Small Part in Unchecked Pattern of Repression
Amnesty International considered that "Ebrahim Sharif's trial and sentencing is simply the latest development in the Bahraini authorities' sustained repression against their own citizens." It said that Bahrainis are being made to pay a hefty price for simply expressing their views.
Bahrain Opposition Figure Gets 6 Months for Sudan Tweet
A prominent opposition politician in Bahrain faces up to six months in prison for a tweet about Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
Ebrahim Sharif Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail over Charge of Insulting Omar Al-Bashir, Amnesty Considers Verdict Flabbergasting
A Bahrain court sentenced opposition leader Ebrahim Sharif to six months in jail and 500 BD fine to stop the execution of sentence after a Bahraini court convicted him of "insulting president of a foreign country".
AFP: Bahrain Opposition Figure Sentenced for Insulting Sudan's Bashir
Bahrain on Wednesday sentenced a liberal opposition figure to six months in jail for tweeting criticsm of Sudan's president who has been facing protests against his rule, rights groups said.
Ibrahim Sharif Warns: Bahrain might Face Financial Crisis Similar to Greece
The prominent dissident Ibrahim Sharif warned on Wednesday (October 11, 2017) that Bahrain might face financial crisis similar to that witnessed in Greece in 2010, calling to take measures to confront the increase in governmental debt.
Ebrahim Sharif: Bahrain's Foreign Exchange Reserves No Longer Enough to Cover Two Months of Imports
Ebrahim Sharif said Bahrain's foreign currency reserves witnessed a sharp decline, as it is no longer enough to cover the country's imports for two consecutive months.
Ebrahim Sharif Responds to FM: Oppressing People not among Sovereignty Matters
Wa’ad’s former Secretary-General Ebrahim Sharif responded to the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Twitter saying that “supporting terrorism and oppressing people are not related to sovereignty matters,” indicating that there is no sovereignty when people are oppressed, persecuted, marginalized and insulted.
The King’s Messengers Sent to Sheikh Isa Qassim and End of the Cold Peace!
Re-reading history makes one think that the opposition’s meeting with the King on May 19, 2004 would have led to a turning point.
Bahraini Authorities Ban 4 Activists from Travelling
Bahraini authorities banned Tuesday (May 9, 2017) 4 opposition activists from travelling; a step that had caused vast criticism by the Human Rights Council this month.
Index on Censorship: Wa’ad Calls for Solidarity against its Dissolution
Index on Censorship said in an article it published on its website the Farida Ghulam, the wife of Ebrahim Sharif, the former secretary-general of Bahraini opposition group National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), has written an open letter to political and human rights institutions worldwide calling for solidarity against the dissolution of Wa’ad.
AFP: Bahrain Charges Opposition Figure with “Inciting Hatred”
Bahraini liberal opposition figure Ibrahim Sharif was charged on Monday with "inciting hatred" against the regime with his tweets, a human rights group said.
In Response to Authorities’ Move: Wa’ad Members Say National Opposition Engraved in Nation’s Memory
Prominent members of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), confirmed that the Ministry of Justice demand to dissolve the society stands evidence that Wa’ad has always been honest with its supporters, and that it never compromised the rights of its people.
Justice Minister Says No Dialogue with “Criminals”, Ibrahim Sharif Responds: Is there Anyone Left for Dialogue?
Bahrain’s Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said Tuesday (February 7, 2016) that the government will not sit for dialogue with anyone who dubs killers “martyrs”.
2016: Ebrahim Sharif is Free but “Addicted to Prison” (Timeline)
Ebrahim Sharif spent one full year in prison before he was released on (July 11, 2016). He then returned to his political and media activism where his opinions on his own Twitter account were a source of nuisance to the regime.
Ebrahim Sharif Strongly Criticizes Summoning him over Meeting with British Diplomat
Bahraini prominent opposition figure Ebrahim Sharif strongly criticized his summoning for questioning over meeting with British Embassy official
Ebrahim Sharif Summoned for Interrogation again for Meeting UK Embassy Official
Prominent Bahraini opposition figure Ebrahim Sharif said security authorities summoned him again on Thursday for questioning over meeting with British Embassy official.
Al-Wefaq Is Not for Sale, Activists Respond to Gov't Attack on Al-Wefaq Properties
"To those who don't know the value of things: Al-Wefaq can neither be sold nor bought," said Ebrahim Sharif on Twitter following Bahraini forces' raid on Al-Wefaq HQ.
Bahraini Authorities Release Ebrahim Sharif after One-Year Imprisonment
Bahraini authorities released prominent opposition leader Ebrahim Sharif, after he served one-year prison term.
Bahraini Authorities Summon Poet over Reciting Poem in Solidarity with Ebrahim Sharif
The Bahraini authorities summoned the Bahraini poet Ahmad Al-Ajami for interrogation at the Nabih Saleh Police Station, over reciting a poem on February 24 at the National Democratic Society (Wa'ad) headquarters.