Family of Ibrahim Mashkour Demands Authorities to Temporary Release him to Attend his Mother’s Funeral Procession
Family of political detainee Ibrahim Mashkour from Bu Quwah demanded the Bahraini authorities to temporary release him to attend his mother’s funeral procession who died on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Court Sentences 2 Suspects to 15&7 Years in Prison, Revokes their Citizenships over Joining “Saraya Al-Mokhtar”
Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced the first suspect to 15 years in prison and the third one to 7 years. The court also handed down 3-year jail term to the fifth suspect, acquitted the second and fourth suspects and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Appeals Court Upholds Stripping Nationalities of 5 Appellants over Importing Arms through Sea
The High Appeals Court presided by judge Mohammad bin Ali Al Khalifa and Naji Abdullah as secretariat upheld stripping 5 appellants of their citizenships and a first-instance verdict issued against them. Meanwhile, it commuted a life-sentence against an appellant to 15 years only.
MEPs Urge Mogherini to Take Rapid Actions to Stop HR Violations in Bahrain
MEPs called on Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, to take rapid actions to put an end to human rights violations in Bahrain.
Balqees Al-Manami: I Only Want an Exit Permit for My Son to Leave Bahrain
Lawyer Balqees Al-Manami is not demanding the impossible. All she is asking for is a passport for her infant son to leave the country and reunite with her husband.
Roundtable Session in Berlin on Bahrain’s Deteriorating Human Rights Situation: 1153 Detainees in 2016
Participants in a roundtable session in the German capital Berlin said that Bahrain has arrested 1153 people since the beginning of the year, including 186 children and 21 women, which reflects the extent of human rights deterioration in the country.
Appeals Court Upholds Jail Sentences & Stripping Nationalities of 5 Accused of Establishing February 14 Group
Bahrain’s Appeals Court upheld verdict imprisoning and revoking citizenships of 5 dissidents accused of establishing February 14 organization.
Amnesty Refuses Ignoring Human Rights Issues During GCC Summit in Bahrain
Amnesty International said that the appalling human rights records of states in the Gulf must not be swept under the carpet when member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) gather in the Bahraini capital, Manama, this week (6-7 December) for their annual summit.
Court Upholds Death Penalty against 3 Defendants over Killing Emirati Officer during Crackdown on Bahrain Protests
Bahraini Appeal Court upheld on Sunday (December 4, 2016) sentencing three defendants to death and five others to life imprisonment.
MoI Withdraws Passports of Citizens Returning from Iraq for Bearing Unofficial Stamps
Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said that passports of some Bahrainis had been withdrawn as they arrived in the country since they had the stamps of unauthorized bodies. The passports had therefore lost their official status and could not be used, he said.
Local Newspaper: 14 Bahraini Children Denied Citizenships over Political-Related Reasons
The Al-Wasat newspaper said that Bahrain prevented 14 Bahraini children from receiving citizenships over political reasons.
Al-Wadaei's Family Leaves Bahrain for London Days after Being Banned from Traveling
Duaa Al-Wadaei (wife of human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei) left Bahrain on Tuesday (November 1, 2016), along with her infant baby for London, few days after she was banned from traveling.
Bahraini Embassy in London: Al-Wadaei’s Wife was Detained, Searched & Questioned in Airport, but not Mistreated!
The Bahraini embassy in London stressed that Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei’s wife was briefly detained while leaving Bahrain’s airport for London, questioned, searched and released.
Bahraini Authorities Target Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei's Family, His Wife Beaten and Interrogated
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Wednesday (October 26, 2016) Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei’s wife, Duaa Al-Wadaei and her infant son, while attempting to leave Bahrain for London.
Appeals Court to Consider Al-Daih Blast Case on November 10 after Cassation Court Overturned Verdict
The sixth high appeals will look on November 10, 2016 into the appeals of 10 suspects accused of killing the Emirati officer Tariq Mohammad Al-Shahi and two other policemen in Al-Daih, after the cassation court overturned the verdict.
Court Hands down Life Sentences to Suspects, Revokes Citizenships of 15 over "Establishing Terrorist Group"
A Bahraini court issued on Thursday (October 27, 2016) harsh sentences against 15 dissident accused of establishing a terrorist group; a charge the authorities usually bring against opposition activists.
Kuwait Court Restores Citizenship of Pro-Opposition TV Owner
Kuwait's lower court Sunday ordered the government to restore the citizenship of a pro-opposition television station owner and his four children who were stripped of their status in 2014.
Bahraini Authorities Exile Mahmoud Khawiri after Years of Detention
The Bahraini authorities exiled Saturday morning (October 8, 2016), member of the Ettifaq Football Club, citizen Mahmoud Khawiri.
Two Bahraini Sentenced to 10-Year Jail Term, Revoked of their Citizenship over Terrorism-Related Charges
The High Criminal Court sentenced two Bahrainis to ten years in prison and revoked their citizenship over terrorism-related charges.
Canada Criticizes Bahrain for Arrest of Opposition Personnel and Religious Scholars
Canada's representative at Human Rights Council criticized Bahraini government's revocation of opposition members' nationalities arbitrarily.