What if Sheikh Ali Salman Refused to Receive Hamad bin Jassim's Call in 2011?
After the two ministers sat with the king, it was decided that Hamad bin Jassim would make a phone call, on behalf of the Gulf Cooperation Council states, to the Secretary-General of the Al-Wefaq Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, and this indeed took place. It was a public and completely open call, and made with the permission of the Manama authorities. This was later confirmed by Hamad bin Jassim during a television interview.
Ali Al-Aswad: Bahrain's Difficult Years
It has been 7 years since the arrest of Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman. The whole country continues to suffer and remember his nationalist stances and great sacrifices. You cannot forget the name of the most prominent political leader who adopted peace, change, reform, and hardwork.
Alya Radhi: I Saw Sheikh Ali Salman's Tears as I Have Never Seen Before
Alya Radhi, wife of imprisoned opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman, said that the most painful situation for Salman was the moment of the attack on the Pearl Roundabout and the killing of citizens who were sleeping peacefully in the events on "Bloody Thursday".
UN Raises Serious Doubts whether Bahrain Opposition Leaders Got Fair Trial
The UN Human Rights Office said on Friday there were “serious doubts” whether three Bahraini opposition leaders were given a fair trial after Bahrain’s highest court upheld this week their life sentences on charges of spying for Qatar.
BCHR Issues its Annual Report: Unprecedented Campaign on Civil Society & 13000 Arrested Citizens
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that the year 2016 witnessed an unprecedented crackdown on human rights in the Kingdom of Bahrain, indicating that the authorities widened their attacks against freedoms and opposers and arrested about 1300 citizens.
On Day of Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Trial Diraz Witnesses Intensified Security Measures
Bahraini village of Diraz witnessed intensified security measures since early hours of Sunday morning (December 4, 2016).
Bahrain Opposition Leader’s Sentencing Hearing Adjourned until Dec. 12
Bahraini High Appeal Court adjourned sentencing hearing of Secretary General of dissolved Al-Wefaq Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, until December 12 for further deliberation.
FCO Update Report Details Concerning Issues in Bahrain, Urges Political Representation for All Bahrainis.
FCO says there’s still significant work to be done by Bahrain in its programme of socio-economic reform.
Bahrain Appeals Court to Issue Sheikh Ali Salman
A Bahraini Appeals Court decided on Monday (April 11, 2016) to issue its verdict in the Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman's case on May 30.
Bahraini Appeals Court Decides to Rehear Opposition Leader Case to Display Speeches Submitted by the Defence
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Supreme Court of Appeals decided to return the case of the Bahraini opposition leader Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman for hearing, in order to display a number of CDs submitted by the defence team containing Salman's speeches, and set March 15, 2016 as the next date of the hearing.
Opposition Leader’s Tweets on Martin Luther King Day Irritates Ruling Family in Bahrain
After arresting and sentencing him to four years in prison, the ruling Al Khalifa tribe in Bahrain is doing its best to impose a complete siege on the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and his freedom of expression.
Amnesty Int’l: Sheikh Ali Salman Prisoner of Conscience Denied Right to Fair Trial
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International issued a statement on Monday (December 14, 2015) describing the extension of Sheikh Ali Salman’s detention as arbitrary and that “he continues to be denied the right to a fair trial.”
Bahrain’s Prosecution Reiterates Demand to Issue Maximum Penalty against Opposition Leader
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Prosecution, in its plea presented before the court on Monday (December 14, 2015), reiterated all the charges brought against the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman.
Bahraini Opposition Leader’s Trial Adjourned until Jan. 14
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Appeals Court adjourned the trial of the Bahraini opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, until January 14, 2016 for the defence pleading, and ordered the Public Prosecution to hand Salman its plea and court records.
Sheikh Ali Salman from Prison: Death Penalties Resemble Unlawful Killings
Bahrain Mirror: The leader of the main Bahraini opposition group and secretary-general of Al-Wefaq society, Sheikh Ali Salman, expressed his opposition to the death penalties issued by Bahraini courts, following the Court of Cassation’s decision to uphold death penalties issued against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
2nd Appeals Hearing of Bahraini Opposition Leader’s Trial: Oral Plea, Adjournment & Continued Detention
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini Appeals Court held its second hearing on Wednesday (October 14, 2015) of the trial of Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and decided to adjourn it until November 12, 2015.
Al-Shamlawi Says Defence Panel Was Unable to Discuss Defence Plan with Sheikh Ali Salman
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, Defence panel member of Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, said that the defence team was unable to "discuss defence plan" with Sheikh Ali Salman.
Bahraini Prosecution Demanded Convicting Sheikh Ali Salman over Charge of Promoting to Change Regime by Force
Bahrain Mirror:.The Bahraini prosecution appealed the court’s decision to acquit the defendant, Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman, of the charge of promoting political change using illegal forceful means and threats.
Sheikh Ali Salman in Phone Call after His Prosecution Trial: Cuffs Only Strengthen Our Determination
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Over a phone call with his wife Aliaa Radhi, detained Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman says: “The cuffs and all this only strengthens our determination to demand our just demands and rights.”