Trial of Abdulla Al-Binali (Brother of ISIS Preacher Turki Al-Binali) Begins
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court began the trial of Abudullah Al-Binali (Turki Al-Binali’s brother, preacher of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS)), who is accused of using his friend’s passport in an attempt to leave the country.
Bahraini Public Prosecution Detains an American for a Week over Attacking a Taxi Driver
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Prosecution decided to take an American citizen into preventive custody for a week over attacking a Bahraini taxi driver.
Public Prosecution or “ISIS": Who is Trying the Shiite Bahraini Opposition Leader?
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): In the strangest political\religious trial that Bahrain has witnessed, a case with only one plea was presented by the Public Prosecution against the Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman.
Taiba Darwish’s Detention Extended for Two More Weeks over Harboring Wanted Suspects
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini Public Prosecution decided on Monday (June 1, 2015) to renew the detention of detainee Taiba Darwish for two additional weeks, for the second time in a row, since her arrest (May 14, 2015).
Public Prosecution: A Speedy Trial for an Arab Convict Over Promoting Extremist Ideas
Bahrain Mirror: The Chief Prosecutor of the Terror Crimes Prosecution, Ahmed Al-Hammadi, stated that the prosecution received a report from the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Evidence Department stating that a person posted on social media sites some topics that promote the thought of one the extremist organizations, which is considered an incitement of hatred against a sect of people and insult to its rituals.
Acquitting Tarek Al-Amer of Disdaining the Shiite Sect
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A Bahraini court acquitted today (Wednesday, May 27, 2015) the author Tarek Al-Amer, who wrote an article in Al-Bilad newspaper (on April 22, 2014) through which he insulted the rituals of the Shiite sect, that constitutes the majority of Bahrainis.
Court Refuses to Hand Salman’s Defence Team a Copy of the Prosecution’s Plea
Bahrain Mirror: Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, one of the defence lawyers of Al-Wefaq leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, said that they requested “a copy of the Prosecution’s plea and record of the court hearing, during which we were not allowed to deliver our plea”, stressing that their “request was denied” by the court.
Bahrain Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty of Two Youths Accused of Killing a Policeman
Bahrain Mirror: The Supreme Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Isa Al-Kaabi, and Nawaf Khalfan as Secretariat, upheld on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 the death sentences of the two youths, Mohammed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moussa, after being convicted of killing a policeman in Dair village.
Public Prosecution Doesn’t Renew Rajab’s Pretrial Detention Nor Refers him to Court
Bahrain Mirror:: Lawyer Mohammed Al-Jishi said that the Public Prosecution stopped the renewal of the pretrial detention of the BCHR president, human rights activist Nabeel Rajab "over the charge related to his tweets about the Jaw Prison abuses" among other charges linked to his opposition to the war on Yemen.
Sheikh Salman’s Defence Team File a False Testimony Complaint
Bahrain Mirror: Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, one of the defence lawyers of Al-Wefaq leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, said that the prosecution listened to the defence team as they raised a false testimony complaint against the only prosecution witness, "the interior ministry officer Khaled Al-Saedi".
Saudi Court Sentences a Defendant to Death over Charges of Allowing Terrorists into the Country from Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: A Saudi Specialized Criminal Court handed down a death penalty to defendant number 14 in the case of the 85 terrorist cell known as “Turki Al-Dandani” cell, the Saudi Okaz newspaper reported on Wednesday (May 20, 2015).
Judge Prevents Bahrain Opposition Leader from Delivering his Plea... Sh. Ali Salman: The Court Refuses to Hear Me
Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court refused to hear the plea of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Secretary General, detainee Sheikh Ali Salman, and adjourned the verdict to June 16.
Bahrain Claims 4 Suspects, Including a Young Woman, Involved in Al-Muharraq Bombing
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s prosecution claimed that “police investigations” revealed that four suspects, including one young woman, were involved in the detonation of an explosive device near a mosque in Sheikh Khalifa Al-Kabeer Avenue in Al-Muharraq.
Nabeel Rajab's Jail Term Extended for 15 More Days
The Public Prosecution decided to extend the jail term of the president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, the prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, for 15 more days pending investigation, stated the lawyer Mohammed Al-Jishi.
Bahrain Acquits the Police who Killed the Martyr Fadhel Abbass
Bahrain Mirror: The Third High Criminal Court, presided by Judge Ali bin Khalifa Al-Dhahrani acquitted the police accused in killing the martyr Fadel Abbass and sentenced him to three months in prison for injuring Sadeq Al-Asfour.
Reuters: Bahrain Sentences Man to Death for Killing Policeman
Reuters: The High Criminal Court sentenced a Bahraini man to death for a bomb attack last year that killed a policemen. It also sentenced 11 other suspects in the same case to terms ranging from 10 years to life in jail and ordered them stripped of their citizenship.
Renewing the Detention of a Bahraini Accused of Moderating Well Known Social Media Accounts
Bahrain Mirror: The Fourth High Criminal Court, presided by Judge Ali bin Khalifa Al-Dhahrani, renews the detention of the founder and blogger of “Resistant Media” website for 15 days pending investigations. The authorities charge him with insulting the king and government figures.
Nabeel Rajab's Detention Extended for Two More Weeks
Bahrain's Public Prosecution renewed on Sunday (April 26, 2015) the detention of the Bahrain Centre for Human Right's president, Nabeel Rajab, for an additional two weeks, pending further investigations over charges of having opposing views.
Trial of Defendant who Imported Unlicensed Weapons and Explosives from Saudi Arabia to "Fight Iran" Postponed
Bahrain's First High Criminal Court postponed the trial of the defendant (25 years old) who was caught in possession of 6 weapons and ammunition as well as fireworks until May 6. The defendant claimed that he obtained these arms because of his fear of a war with Iran.
Commencing a Trial of 5 Bahrainis Accused of Spying with Iran's Revolutionary Guard
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain High Criminal Court, headed by Judge Sheikh Mohammed bin Ali Al Khalifa and membership of the two judges, Dia Huraidi and Saber Jomaa, and secretariat of Naji Abdullah, has commenced the trial of 5 Bahrainis accused of spying with Iran's Revolutionary Guard aiming at carrying out explosions and destabilizing security.