Major Opposition Figures not among those Given back Bahraini Citizenship: Reuters
Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters review of the list shows.
Court Upholds 7-Year Jail Term against Defendant, Revokes his Citizenship over Assembling in Karzakan
The First High Criminal Appeals Court upheld the 7-year-jail verdict issued against a defendant accused of assembling and hurling Molotov cocktails and revoked his citizenship.
Saudi Arabia Revokes Citizenship of Former Al-Qaeda Leader Osama bin Laden
Saudi Arabia announced on Friday it had revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden who was designated a "global terrorist" in 2017 by US.
Bahrain Revoked Citizenships of 40 Citizens during One Month and 20 Days: SALAM
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights said on Wednesday (February 20, 2019) that the number of citizens whose nationalities were revoked since 2012 reached almost 840 citizens.
Court Upholds 5-Year Jail Verdict against 2 Suspects Accused of Joining 14th Feb. Coalition, Revokes their Citizenships
The First High Criminal Court rejected the appeals of 2 out of 3 appellants accused of joining 14th February coalition, upheld a 5-year jail verdict against them, fined each of them 100 thousand BD and revoked their citizenships.
Bahrain Revoked Citizenships of 762 Citizens since 2012: Salam
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights said that 762 citizens were stripped of their nationalities for political reasons since 2012.
Suspects in Buri Oil Pipeline Blast Sentenced to Life in Jail, Revoked of Citizenships
The Fourth High Criminal Court issued 5 life term sentences to 5 suspects, accused of bombing an oil pipeline in Buri. It also handed down 10-year jail term to the 6th suspect and 5-year jail term to the 7th.
Darwish: We Welcome Criticism of High Commissioner for Human Rights on Decisions to Revoke Nationalities
President of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) Baqer Darwish welcomed the criticism of new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet regarding the striping of nationality in Bahrain during the opening of the 39th session of Human Rights Council in UN.
HRW: Bahrain Intent on Earning Honor of Leading Region in Stripping Citizenship
Bahraini authorities should restore citizenship to hundreds of nationals whose citizenship they revoked through executive orders or court decisions since 2012, rendering most of them stateless, Human Rights Watch said today.
Abdulhadi Khalaf: Bahraini Authorities Revoked My Citizenship, Turned Family House to Heritage Site
Bahraini dissident Dr. Abdulhadi Khalaf, Sociology teacher at Lund University, said that the Bahraini government turned the home where he was born in Manama to a heritage house to preserve the capital's memory, weeks after revoking his citizenship.
Court Issues 5-Year Jail Term against 2 Suspects, 10-Year Jail Term against Third, Revokes their Citizenships over Joining February 14 Coalition
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced a suspect to ten years in jail and two others to five years and ruled to fine each one BD 100,000 and revoke their Bahraini citizenship after finding them guilty of joining February 14 Coalition.
Court Upholds 7-Year Jail Term, Citizenship Revocation against 2 Defendants Accused of Receiving Training in Iran Revolution Guard Camps
The First High Criminal Appeals Court upheld a 7-years jail verdict against 2 appellants, who traveled to Iran and received training in camps affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, and a ruling revoking them of their citizenships.
Court Issues 7-Year jail Term against Suspect Accused of Joining 14th February Coalition, Revokes his Citizenship
The Fourth High Criminal Court handed down a 7-year jail term to a Bahraini, convicted of training to use arms and explosives in Iran and Iraq, aiming at committing crimes and joining 14th February Coalition, and revoked his citizenship. Meanwhile, it acquitted another suspect of the charges brought against him.
AP: Bahrain Strips 9 of Citizenship amid Wide Crackdown
A court in the Arab Gulf state of Bahrain has revoked the nationality of nine people and sentenced them to between three and 15 years in jail, amid a years-long crackdown on dissent.
Court Issues Sentences Ranging between 3 and 5 Years in Prison, Revokes Citizenships of 9
The fourth High Criminal Court, presided over by judge Ali Al-Dhahrani, revoked the citizenships of 9 citizens and sentenced them to prison terms ranging between 3 and 15 years, over a case of attacking policemen in Al-Janabiyah.
Amnesty Int’l Says: Citizenship Revocation of 115 People in Bahrain is “ludicrous”
Amnesty International considered the Bahraini verdict that revoked the citizenship of 115 people and the life sentences issued against 53 of them on terrorism-related charge ludicrous.
AFP: Bahrain Strips 115 of Nationality over “Terrorism”
A Bahrain court Tuesday sentenced 115 Bahrainis to jail terms ranging from three years to life and stripped them of their nationality for forming an Iran-linked "terrorist" group, the public prosecutor said.
AP: Bahrain Revokes Citizenship of 115 People in Mass Trial
A Bahrain court on Tuesday revoked the citizenship of 115 people at a mass terrorism trial, the most to lose their nationality at any one time, amid a years-long crackdown on all dissent in the island kingdom.
Life Sentence Handed down to 10 Bahrainis, 24 Stripped of their Citizenships over Charges of “Forming Terrorist Group”
High Criminal Court convicted 24 defendants of forming a "terrorist group", receiving training in Iran and Iraq and attempted murder of policemen by bombings in Bahrain.
Salam Launches “I am Bahraini” Website Allocated for Citizenship Revocation Cases in Bahrain
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights launched today, the 23rd of February 2018 "I am Bahraini” network in both Arabic and English versions. The website is allocated for supporting and defending Bahrainis whose citizenships were arbitrarily revoked due to political and identity backgrounds.