AP: Bahrain Sentences 3 to Death on Terror Charges
A Bahrain court sentenced three people to death and 14 others to lengthy prison terms on charges they established a terrorist cell with the intent of killing policemen, al-Wasat, an independent Bahraini news website, reported Thursday.
AP: French News Agency Says Former Staffer Released in Bahrain
Agence France-Presse says a former photographer for the French news agency has been released in Bahrain after being held for more than 24 hours.
Reuters: Former AFP Photographer Released in Bahrain
Bahraini authorities released a former Agence France-Presse photographer on Thursday after holding him for more than 24 hours because of his work for AFP, the French news agency reported.
AFP Photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh Released One Day after his Arrest
The security authorities released on Thursday (March 23, 2017) the AFP photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh who was arrested one day ago upon returning from private vacation in India.
AFP Photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh Transferred to CID
Bahrain Press Association said that the Bahraini authorities transferred the AFP photographer to the criminal investigation building after his arrest.
Authorities Arrest AFP Photographer upon Arrival to Bahrain
Bahrain Airport authorities arrested the AFP photographer Mohammad Al-Shaikh at the early hours of Wednesday (March 22, 2017).
Bahraini Photographer Qassim Zeineddine Released after 3 Years of Imprisonment
Bahraini authorities released Bahraini photographer Qassim Zeineddine, after he spent 3 years in prison for covering popular protests.
RSF Says Upholding Ten-Year Jail Term against Photographer Ahmad Al-Musawi Is Outrageous
Reporters Without Borders deplored Bahrain court decision to uphold photographer Sayed Ahmed Al Mousawi's ten-year jail sentence.
Detained Bahraini Photographer Ahmad Hmaidan Competes for Gov’t Press Award
Journalist Ahmad Hmaidan, who is serving a 10-year jail term since 2014, completed the measures taken to participate in the competition for the award, entitled “Khalifa bin Salman Press Award” in the Best Press Photo category.
Mai Al Khalifa Dissolves Bahrain Society for Photography
Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, the President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, issued a decree, dissolving the Bahrain Society for Photography, claiming the "involvement of members of the society in activities that violate the law and public order".
Photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan Released after Serving 3-Month Jail Sentence
The Bahraini authorities released on Monday (April 18, 2016) photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan after serving a 3-month jail term over taking part in an assembly.
Amnesty Int’l Says Photographer Ahmad Al-Fardan Is Prisoner of Conscience & Calls for his Immediate Release
Amnesty International stated that a Bahraini court upheld a verdict sentencing Bahraini photographer Ahmad Al-Fardan to three months in prison over charges of “attempting to participate in a public gathering.”
RSF Condemns Appeals Court Decision to Uphold 3-Month Jail Term against Photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned a Manama appeal court decision on Wednesday (February 3, 2015) upholding internationally-known photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan’s three-month jail sentence and arrest after the hearing to begin serving the sentence.
Appeals Court Upholds 3-Month Prison Term against Photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan over “Assembly”
Bahrain’s court of Appeals upheld a 3-month jail sentence against Photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan over joining assembly. Al-Fardan; however, has already denied this charge before the court.
Reporters without Borders Calls on Bahrain to Abolish Punishment Handed down to Photographer Al-Mosawai
Bahrain Mirror: Reporters without Borders urged the Bahraini authorities on Tuesday (November 24, 2015) to abolish the punishment handed down to photographer Sayed Ahmed Al-Mousawi.
Bahrain: 3 Photographers Sentenced up to 10 Years in Prison
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A Bahraini court sentenced on Wednesday (November 11, 2015) 3 photographers to prison after the security authorities accused them of being involved in setting fire to a security patrol vehicle. The photographers; however, denied this charge.
Bahraini Security Forces Arrest 3 Photojournalists at Country Mall
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini security forces arrested on Friday (August 28, 2015) 3 photojournalists who were at the Country Mall, near the bomb blast site.