Two Bahraini Journalists Banned from Entering the UAE
The UAE security authorities prevented Bahraini journalists Wafa Al-Aamm and Nazeeha Saeed from entering the UAE.
Execution Judge Orders Arrest of Nazeeha Saeed to Pay Fine
Journalist Nazeeha Saeed said on Sunday (August 20, 2017) that the execution judge rejected request of lawyer Hameed Al-Mullah to stop execution of ruling that ordered Saeed to pay 1000 BD fine and ordered taking her into custody until the fine is paid.
BCHR Calls on Gov’t to Revisit Nazeeha Saeed’s Case
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemned the recent ruling issued against Nazeeha Saeed, and called “on the Government of Bahrain to revisit her case and to immediately cease all intimidation and judicial harassment of journalists and media.”
RSF Urges Bahrain to Overturn Nazeeha Saeed’s Conviction
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urged in a statement it published on its website the Bahraini authorities to overturn journalist Nazeeha Saeed’s conviction on a charge of working illegally, which has been upheld on appeal. RSF also called on the authorities to stop violating media freedom.
France Médias Monde Rejects Bahraini Desire to Appoint Reporter to Replace Nazeeha Saeed
The France Médias Monde (FMM) broadcaster denounced the verdict issued against Bahraini journalist Nazeeha Saeed after she was accused of reporting without license for foreign agencies.
AP: Bahrain Fines Reporter $2,650 for Working without Press Card
A Bahrain court has given a journalist working for France 24 and Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya a $2,650 fine for reporting without government accreditation.
RSF Urges Bahrain to Stop Intimidating Journalists, Drop Charges against Nazeeha Saeed
Reporters without Borders (RSF) said in a statement on its website that it “urges the Bahrain authorities to drop its prosecution of the journalist Nazeeha Saeed on the eve of a verdict in her case, and to halt their efforts to intimidate journalists.”
Reuters: Bahrain Journalist Found Guilty of Reporting without License
A Bahrain court fined a prominent journalist 1,000 dinars ($2,650) on Thursday for reporting in the kingdom without official permission, her lawyer said, after a trial seen by rights groups as an example of diminishing press freedom.
Journalist Nazeeha Saeed Fined with BD 1000 for Working for Foreign Radio After Expiry of Permit
The second minor criminal court convicted Thursday (May 25, 2017) Bahraini journalist Nazeeha Saeed, journalist at Radio Monte Carlo and France 24, and ruled a BD 1000 fine against her.
May 25 Scheduled for Ruling in Journalist Nazeeha Saeed’s Case over “Working without Permit”
The Second Lower Criminal Court decided on Tuesday that next May 25, 2017, would be the day to issue verdict in the case of journalist Nazeeha Saeed, over charges of “working without a permit”.
RSF, FMM Call for Dropping Charges against Nazeeha Saeed
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and French public radio broadcaster France Médias Monde (FMM) call on the Bahraini authorities to abandon their prosecution of Nazeeha Saeed on a charge of working as a correspondent for foreign media outlets without a permit.
Court to Look into Nazeeha Saeed’s Case on January 16
Bahrain’s minor court set January 16, 2017 as a date to look into the case filed by ministry of information affairs against France 24 correspondent Nazeeha Saeed in which it accuses her of “practicing journalism without a license”.
BCHR Concerned about Rejecting Renewal of Journalists Permits
BCHR is concerned about undermining of freedom of expression in Bahrain. BCHR called on the authorities to allow journalists to conduct their profession, respect their right to freedom of expression, cease arbitrarily withholding license renewals and drop the charges against journalists who exercise their work.
Bahrain Press Association: Bahrain Rejects Permit Renewals for 3 Journalists
The Bahrain Press Association stated that Bahraini authorities refused to renew permits of 3 foreign agencies’ journalists.
HRW Calls for Loud Stances to Support Journalist Nazeeha Saeed
Human Rights Watch called upon all supporters of freedom of press to speak out to support Bahraini journalist Nazeeha Saeed.
The Guardian: Press Freedom not Recognized in Bahrain, Al-Wadaei Sees Bahrain Real Journalism Impossible
BIRD director of advocacy, Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, stresses “Bahrain is making real journalism impossible.”
AFP: Media watchdog slams Bahrain charges against reporter
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has denounced Bahrain's prosecution of a journalist accused of working for foreign media without permission, describing the charge as politically motivated.
Prosecution Concludes Interrogating Journalist Nazeeha Saeed over Practicing Journalism without License
Journalist Nazeeha Saeed said on her own Twitter account that the public prosecution concluded interrogation her on Sunday July 17, 2016 over a case brought forth by the Information Affairs Authority in which it accuses Saeed of practicing journalism without a license.
Information Authority: Naziha Saeed Referred to Public Prosecution for Faking Personality of Foreign Media Correspondent
The Media Affairs Authority stated (on Sunday July 17, 2016) that it referred a journalist, Naziha Saeed, to the Public Prosecution for faking the personality of a correspondent for foreign media outlet
Prosecution Summons Journalist Nazeeha Saeed over Complaint by Information Authority
Journalist Nazeeha Saeed said that received a request for investigation from the Public Prosecution.