Salam DHR Launches Report Entitled: "Arbitrary Revocation of Nationality in Bahrain: A Tool of Oppression"
A human rights report, launched on Tuesday, revealed that from 2012 to 2019, a total of 985 individuals were arbitrarily stripped of their nationality either by a court order, a royal decree or ministerial order. Today, the total number is 434, after the King reinstated citizenship for 551 individuals in 2019.
MoI Delays Reinstating Citizen Whose Nationality was Restored by Royal Decree: Activist
Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said the Interior Ministry is delaying reinstating as a Bahraini citizen Zainab Marhoun Makki, whose nationality was restored by a royal decree months ago.
Bahrain Interfaith Launches Equal Citizenship Charter, Calls on All components to Cooperate
Bahrain Interfaith Center launched the "Charter of Equal Citizenship" in Bahrain at a conference held on Friday in the Lebanese capital, Beirut
First Deputy Speaker of Shura Council Denies Exclusion of Dual Nationals from Government Support
The First Deputy Speaker of the Bahraini Shura Council denied exclusion of all dual nationals from government support in Bahrain.
Parliament's Public Utilities Committee Rejects Proposal Imposing 10-year-long Naturalization for Housing Services
The Parliamentary Committee on Public Utilities and Environment rejected a proposal for a law that conditions 10 years on Bahraini naturalization before someone is entitled for housing services.
Reuters: Bahrain Punishes Opponents By Revoking Their Citizenship
Bahrain Mirror (Reuters): The decision to revoke Taimoor Karimi's Bahraini citizenship was read out on state media late one night while he was fast asleep at his home in the capital Manama. His children woke him up to break the news.
Case of 10 Bahrainis Stripped of their Nationality Adjourned until Feb. 22
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Second High Appeals Court decided to adjourn the case of attorney Taymour Karimi and nine others, until the Public Prosecution has a royal decree issued to revoke their nationalities. The court set February 22, 2016 as a date for implementing the sentence.
Bahraini Authorities Deny Sheikh Ali Salman’s Daughter of a Citizenship
Bahrain Mirror: Aliaa Radhi, the wife of the Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Ali Salman, said that their daughter is deprived of her right to a Bahraini citizenship.
Royal Decree Issued to Withdraw Retirement Rights & Benefits from Bahrainis Stripped of their Citizenships
Bahrain Mirror: The King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal decree to revoke “retirement rights and benefits” of individuals who have been stripped of their Bahraini citizenship.