Bahrain Denies Hampering Treatment for Top Shiite Cleric
Bahrain's government on Friday denied hampering medical care for top Shiite cleric Isa Qassim, after the key opposition figure's family refused state-sanctioned treatment as fears mounted over his deteriorating health.
AFP: Bahrain’s Top Shia Cleric Isa Qassim in Critical Condition Under House Arrest
The health of Bahrain's top Shia cleric and leading figure in the kingdom's opposition movement, Ayatollah Isa Qassim, has deteriorated and his life is in danger, rights groups said Thursday.
Reuters: Bahrain's top Shi'ite cleric's health deteriorates
The health of Bahrain's top Shi‘ite Muslim cleric has deteriorated, activists said on Monday, after months under virtual house arrest following a government decision to revoke his citizenship.
Protests in Tehran Denounce Attack on Diraz Protesters, Council of Experts Warns of Repercussions
The Friday preacher in Tehran Ayatollah Sayed Ahmad Khatami, said that the attack on protesters in Diraz, the killing and arrest of dozens is a “brutality”, adding that “never has any government treated its people with such brutality.”
Al-Wefaq Society: What Happened in Diraz a Heinous Crime, US & UK Bear Responsibility
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said in a statement that the Bahraini regime has committed, with international complicity and silence, a heinous crime and historic sin and blatant violation of all international norms protecting the principles of human rights.
Al-Wefaq: Verdict against Ayatollah Qassim Targets Jaafari Sect, Triggers Need for Our Protection as Humans
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society confirmed in a statement that the regime is leading Bahrain into a new crisis believed to be the biggest and widest.
Sheikh Al-Daqaq: Ruling against Ayatollah Isa Qassim Might lead to his Exile in 6 Months
Head of the Bahraini Hawza in the holy city of Qom, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Daqaq said that the verdict issued against Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, hides between its lines dangerous mazes leading to his exile from Bahrain in 6 months.
Bahrain Senior Clerics: Verdict against Ayatollah Qassim a Major Shock, Conviction of Shiite Sect
Bahrain's senior religious clerics said that the trial and conviction of His Eminence Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Ahmad Qassim, represented a major shock.
Al-Wefaq Dep. SG: Verdict on Ayatollah Qassim, Stealing Khums Money Cause Political, Social & Religious Earthquake
Deputy Secretary General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Hussein al-Daihi said that what happened in the past 6 years left a deep wound, but what happened today after the verdict against Sheikh Isa Qassim will cause "a political, social, and religious earthquake."
Bahrain Scholars Call on Bahrainis to Gather in Mosques on the Eve of Ayatollah Qassim's Trial
Bahraini scholars issued a statement calling on the men and women of the country to fill mosques in all regions in Bahrain on Saturday night (May 20, 2017), on the eve of scheduled trial of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on Sunday (May 21, 2017).
Bahrain Scholars Call for "Public Mobilization" on the Eve of Sheikh Qassim's Trial
A statement issued by Bahrain's Shiite scholars called for the "public mobilization in all Bahraini areas on the night of the trial targeting the sect and the sacred Islamic Sharia."
Martyr Mostafa Hamdan Says in His Will: Don’t Surrender Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim & Don’t knee Before Tyrant
Family of martyr Mostafa Hamdan published on Tuesday (March 28, 2017) the will he wrote before he martyred while taking part in the protest outside Sheikh Isa Qassim’s house.
Reuters: Young Bahraini Dies after Being Shot Outside Shiite Leader’s House
A young Bahraini man died in hospital on Friday, nearly two months after he was shot in the head by gunmen in civilian clothes outside the home of the country's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric, activists and a local newspaper said.
Photos: Sufferings of Diraz Residents Continue...Daily Heavy Traffics due to Months-Long Siege
Daily sufferings of Diraz residents continue due to the siege imposed by the security authorities since June 2016.
Bahrain’s Scholars Say Prosecution’s statement “Threatens Shia Sect”, Call to “Defend Sheikh Isa Qassim Until Death”
Bahrain’s scholars said on Tuesday (February 28, 2017) that the public prosecution’s demand to issue the harshest sentences against Shiite leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim for performing one of the sect’s rituals “threatens the sect and targets its rituals and beliefs.”
Bahrain Human Rights Society Calls on Gov't to Reassess Security Measures after Diraz Raid
The Bahrain Human Rights Society said it followed up the incident of masked civilian armed forces attacking protesters staged near Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim's house in Diraz, on Thursday dawn (January 26, 2017).
Tehran's Friday Sermon Preacher Condemns Attack on Sheikh Isa Qassim's House in Bahrain
Tehran's Friday prayers sermon preacher, Sheikh Kazem Sadiqi, condemned the Bahraini authorities' attempts to disperse the crowds defending Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, outside his house in the town of Diraz.
Video: This is What Happened outside Sheikh Qassim's House
Heavily armed forces raided Diraz village where thousands of Bahrainis have been protesting since 6 months outside the house of the spiritual leader of Shia majority Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Appeals Court Commutes Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal’s Sentence to 6 Months
Bahrain’s appeals court commuted on Tuesday (November 29, 2016) the 2-year jail term against the prominent Shiite cleric Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal to 6 months only over the charge of taking part in Diraz protest.
Bahrain Continues to Prevent Shia from Performing Largest Friday Prayer
The Bahraini authorities have continued to prevent the Shia majority from performing their largest Friday prayer in the Imam Al-Sadiq mosque in Diraz.