Bahraini Judiciary: Verdicts Issued to Serve Will of Appointed
Sami Mahmoud Abdulrahim is the other face of the Bahraini judiciary, where verdicts are issued to serve the will of the appointed and he who pays. It is a suspicious judiciary in which interests, money and politics overlap.
Bahraini Protester Convicted of Burning Garbage Based on Helicopter Pilot Testimony
The Court of Appeal upheld the conviction of two Bahrainis, sentencing them to two years imprisonment on charges of setting fire to tires, a garbage container and a water tank next to a gas station in the southern Sahla area.
Justice Ministry Strikes off 35 Lawyers who Haven’t Paid Register Fees
The Bahraini Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments made a decision to strike off 35 lawyers, whose names appear in a list in the 4325 issue of the Official Gazette, for not paying the renewal register fee in the general table of lawyers.
178 Corruption Cases Referred by NAO to Prosecution during 5 Years, 129 Closed: Minister
Bahrain's Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said that the number of corruption cases filed by the Financial and Administrative National Audit Office, which the Public Prosecution has began investigating, has reached 178 in the past five years, 129 of which have been closed.
Justice Ministry Employee and Lawyer Sister Received Bribes to Release Convicts, Refer them to Prosecution
The head of the General Directorate for Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security said that an employee at the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments was arrested along with his sister (a lawyer) for receiving money as bribery in return for the former providing services in violation of his job duties.
Supreme Committee for Hajj and Umrah Licensed 57 Hajj Tour Groups this Year
Bahrain's Supreme Hajj and Umrah Committee said that the official Hajj campaigns (tour groups) authorized by the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs amounted to 57 campaigns.
Justice Minister Approves E-Payments to Ministry
Bahraini Minister of Justice issued Circular No. (7) of 2018 concerning the scope of accepting financial e-payments to the Ministry's account.
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”.
Court Forces Interior Ministry to Release Criminal Record of Law Graduate
Lawyer Mohammad al-Jeshi said that the Supreme Administrative Court ruled the cancellation of the negative decision by the defendant (Interior Ministry), stating that it would not hand over the criminal record of the plaintiff to the Justice Ministry.
160 Lawyers Call for Challenging Justice Minister's Decision to Raise Fees on Them
More than 160 lawyers signed appeal to file lawsuit to appeal decision by Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs, to raise fees on attorneys.
Local Paper: Saudi Arabia Arrests at Least 20 Bahrainis Heading to Perform Haj
Al-Wasat local Bahraini newspaper reported that at least 20 Bahrainis were taken into custody in Saudi Arabia in past few days.
Local Newspaper: Judicial Changes Take Place, Al-Zayed Chairs Appeal Court and Higher Criminal Court
Local newspaper al-Wasat reported information that Head of Supreme Judicial Council issued decision to create a new department at the Court of Civil Appeal
Bahrain Court Delays Trial of Sheikh Al-Moamen to Summon Investigations Officer
Bahraini court decided to postpone the Trial of Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen until September 28, 2016, after verdict was scheduled to be issued today.
Authorities Prevent "Zulfiqar Brigades Case" Defendants' Families from Attending First Trial Hearing
Bahraini security authorities prevented families of defendants in "Zulfiqar Brigades" case to attend first trial hearing today on Tuesday.
Bahraini Justice Ministry Summons Sheikh Sanqour Yet Allows Hardline Salafist to Preach
Bahrain's Justice Ministry summoned Shiite preacher Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour while allowing hardliner Salafist Al-Saeedi to resume delivering sermons.
Justice Ministry Prevents Wa'ad Society from Holding Current Week's Seminar
Wa'ad Society canceled seminar to be held Wednesday after Justice Ministry demanded it to refrain from holding it.
Bahraini Justice Ministry: Use of Term "Target" Fuels Sectarian Approach
Justice Ministry considered using term "target" is "continuation of sectarian incitement approach to promote disorder."
Bahrain Administrative Court Speeds Up Al-Wefaq Dissolution Hearing to Tuesday
Representative of Justice Ministry filed new request to expedite administrative court hearing of Al-Wefaq dissolution case.
Local Newspaper: No Travel Ban Issued against Dr. Al-Dirazi
Al-Wasat newspaper said Justice Ministry didn't issue any decree preventing Neurosurgeon consultant Taha Al-Dirazi from leaving country.
Excluding “Progressive Democratic Tribune”.. Bahrain Justice Ministry Only Funded Pro-Government Political Societies
The Bahraini Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs revealed the list of political societies that have received government support in 2015, which clearly shows that it has excluded opposition groups.