Justice Ministry to Political Societies: Meetings with Diplomatic Missions should be Attended by Foreign Ministry Representatives
The Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs called on political societies to abide by the Political Societies Law, which prohibits them from meeting with diplomatic missions without coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Condemning Occupation Crimes in Palestine not Mentioned in Bahrain's Friday Sermons: Former MP
Former Muslim Brotherhood MP, Mohammed Khalid, publicly complained about the lack of dua'a for Palestine in Friday sermons at the mosques he attends.
Mosques will Partially Re-Open in Bahrain
Mosques will re-open across Bahrain for the Fajr (Dawn), Dhuhr (Noon) and Asr (Afternoon) prayers starting Thursday, the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said.
Was Al-Shuwaikh Obsequy Dome Demolished or Did it Collapse?
On Sunday, May 17, 2020, the Dome of Al-Shuwaikh obsequy built in the Bahraini village of Barbar collapsed. Its collapse once again brought to light the religious persecution that the Shiite community in Bahrain suffers from as well as the constant restrictions on their religious rites.
Amnesty Calls on Bahrain to Offer Fair Trial to Hussein Moussa and Mohammad Ramadan
Amnesty International called to take an urgent action in case of Mohammad Ramadan Isa Ali Hussein and Hussein Ali Mousa Hussein Mohammad who were sentenced to death in Bahrain.
Minister of Justice De-Lists Special Notary, Suspends Lawyer for 9 Years
Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa issued a decision to de-list a special notary, on the recommendation of the Disciplinary Committee.
Royal Decrees Appointing 9 Undersecretaries and Assistant Undersecretaries in 5 Gov't Institutions
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued 5 royal decrees appointing 9 undersecretaries and assistant undersecretaries in 5 government institutions.
Justice Ministry Refers 4 Persons for Practicing Law without Prosecution License
Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments referred complaints of number of lawyers related to people unlawfully practicing law, especially that they are not enlisted in the lawyers list. 4 violations were monitored and referred to the prosecution.
Royal Decree Restructuring Justice Affairs and Islamic Affairs at Ministry of Justice
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Decree 49/2019 restructuring the Justice Affairs and Islamic Affairs at the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments.
Justice Ministry Grants Lawyers One Month to Correct their Statuses according to Anti-Terrorism Law
Lawyers received a letter from the registrar general at the Ministry of Justice binding them to submit the financial audit reports pursuant to law 4/2001 regarding prohibiting and combating money laundering and the funding of terrorism and law 64/2017, within one month as a deadline from the ministry to reconcile their situations.
Justice Ministry Prevents Non-Bahraini Legists from Giving Consultation or Following any Administrative Measure in Ministry
Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa issued a circular banning law firms that employ non-Bahraini legists from allowing these legists to give legal consultation directly to their clients on behalf of the licensed office or running law firms themselves. The circular also prohibited non-lawyers enlisted in the lawyers lists to follow any administrative procedures at any of the ministry's departments as of September 1, 2019.
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.
Justice Ministry Provides 107 Work Types to Accommodate 775 Individuals within Alternative Penalties Program
Justice Ministry Undersecretary Wael Rashid Boualley said that number of government bodies which are taking part in providing community services, rehabilitation and training program increased, thus the overall number of work types reached 107 to accommodate more than 775 individuals within the alternative penalties program.
Cassation Court Rejects Bahrain Bar Association Challenge against Justice Ministry Decision to Monitor their Works
The cassation court rejected the challenge of Bahrain Bar Association against minister of justice's order 64/2017 to monitor the works of lawyers offices and their clients, committing to international agreements regarding anti-monetary laundering and funding terrorism.
Judicial Leave Partially Abolished in Executive and Commercial Courts: Newspaper
Local Al-Bilad newspaper said that the judicial leave was partially abolished in some courts.
Justice Ministry Employee and Lawyer Sister Accused of Bribery Case Released
The minor criminal court decided to release an employee in the ministry of justice and his sister (a lawyer) under guarantee of their place of residence. The two were arrested over case of receiving money as bribery in return for releasing a convicted person in a fraud case.
Sunni Endowments Announce Muezzin Job Vacancy, Says Priority for Unemployed and Retirees
The Sunni Endowment Department of the Ministry of Justice announced a number of job vacancies for the Muezzin job.
Detention of Justice Ministry Employee and Lawyer Sister over Bribery Case Continues
The minor criminal court decided to renew the detention of an employee in the ministry of justice and his sister (a lawyer) for 15 days pending investigations over case of receiving sums of money for the release of a convicted person in a fraud case.
Minors Fund Finished Handing 7.8 Million BD due to Adult Citizens in 2018
The Minors Fund and Affairs department said that it finished handing 7.8 million BD to those who reached the age of maturity (21 years and above) in the period between January 1 2018 and January 24, 2019.
Eight Lawyers Disciplinary Suspended between One Month and a Year
The Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs issued a decision banning 8 lawyers (6 males and 2 females) from practicing the profession for periods ranging from one month to one year, over complaints from their clients related to receiving money without returning the cases to them.