Authorities Revoke Nationality of Sheikh Abdullah Al-Daqaq along with Two Others
A Bahraini court stripped the citizenship of prominent cleric Sheikh Abdullah Al-Daqaq along with two others after regime courts issued sentences reaching 15 years in prison against them. It is to mention that Al-Daqaq is the director of a scientific Hawza in Iranian City of Qom.
Al-Wefaq Leader Sheikh Hassan Isa Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced on Wednesday (March 29, 2017) Al-Wefaq prominent leader and former MP Sheikh Hassan Isa to 10 years in prison.
Appeals Court Upholds Detaining Khaif Mosque Imam for 3 Months for “Inciting Hatred against the Regime”
Bahraini appeals court upheld a 3-month jail sentence issued against Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Al-Moemen over charges of “inciting hatred against the regime.”
HRW Expresses Concern over Citizenship Revocations, Clerics Prosecutions in Bahrain
Human Rights Watch (HRW) expressed extreme concern regarding the large-scale citizenship revocations in Bahrain, and the continuous prosecution of Shiite clerics and rights activists.
Shiite Cleric Transferred to Dry Dock Prison after Month of Detention in Criminal Investigation Building
The security authorities transferred prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Saleh Al-Qashaami along with his son Abu Al-Fadel to Dry Dock prison after detaining them for about a month in the Criminal Investigation Building (the intelligence), according to Al-Qashaami’s daughter “Bentalhuda”.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to France 24: There is Serious Deterioration in HR Situation in Bahrain, Major States Should Exert More Pressure
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, Head of Religious Freedom Unit in BHRO, said that the majority of Bahraini citizens (Shia) are subjected to systematic violations over their religion, according to the Special Rapporteurs reports and that of the US Department of States and European Union, stating that 65% of the citizens are being persecuted.
After MoI Published Photos of Sheikh Al-Qashami along with his Son & Daughter, Their Family Expresses Concern over Being Mistreated
Family of Shiite cleric Sheikh Saleh Al-Qashami expressed concerns after the Ministry of Interior and local media outlets published his photo along with his son Abu Al-Fadel and daughter Amira before referring them to trial.
Photos: Religious & Political Figures Offer Condolence to Families of "Freedom Martyrs"
A large number of citizens offered condolence to the families of freedom martyrs "Rida Al-Ghisra, Mahmoud Yousif and Mostafa Yousif" in the Imam Zainulabedin Mosque in Bani Jamra on Monday (February 13, 2017).
Shiite Cleric, his Son & Daughter Arrested after House Raid in Barbar
Eyewitnesses said that the security authorities raided the house of Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Saleh Al-Qashaami and arrested him along with his son "Abu Al-Fadel" and daughter.
Authorities Launch Vast Security Campaign in Different Bahraini Villages, Arrest Number of Citizens
The Bahraini security authorities launched at the dawn of Thursday (February 9, 2017) a vast campaign that led to arresting a number of citizens.
Sheikh Bashar al-A’li Fined with 50 BD for Insulting Council of Representatives
A Bahraini court fined Tuesday (February 7, 2017) Bahraini cleric Sheikh Bashar al-A’li with 50 Bahraini Dinars on charges of insulting the Council of Representatives.
Authorities Release Prominent Cleric after Spending 6 Months in Prison over Diraz Protest
The Bahraini authorities released on Friday (February 3, 2017) Sheikh Mohammad Al-Shahabi after spending 6 months in prison over taking part in Diraz protest held against the decision that revoked the citizenship of the highest religious leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Bahrain Witnesses Shrouds Protest on Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Trial Eve, Senior Clerics Warn from “Slippery Slopes”
Thousands of angry protestors took to the streets on Sunday (January 29, 2017) on the eve of the new court hearing of Sheikh Isa Qassim over charge of managing Khums (Shiite religious ritual) money.
Bahrain’s Senior Clerics Offer Condolence in Nation’s Martyrs: Real Shock that Stirred our Feelings
Bahrain’s senior clerics described on Wednesday (January 18, 2017) the Bahraini regime’s execution of 3 activists as “catastrophic news”.
HRW 2017 World Report: Bahrain, Accelerated Repression Jeopardizes Activists
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its 2017 World Report that “Bahrain stepped up its repression of activists and government critics during 2016”.
Reuters: Iran Receives Saudi Invitation to Discuss Haj Arrangements
An Iranian official confirmed on Monday that Saudi Arabia had invited Tehran to discuss arrangements for the annual Muslim haj, which Iran boycotted last year after hundreds died in a crush at the 2015 pilgrimage.
Iran: Chairman of Expediency Discernment Council of the System Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Dies
Head of Iran's Expediency Council and two-time president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday (January 8, 2017) due to heart attack.
Al-Khair Mosque Preacher Criticizes Doubts in MOI Procedures after “Jaw” Prison Break
Al-Khair Mosque Preacher, Sheikh Salah Al-Jowdar, criticized those who doubted the security apparatuses and questioned their efforts, in reference to the Ministry of Interior procedures adopted after the “Jaw” prison break.
Amnesty: Al-Samahiji Was a Prisoner of Conscience, We Will Continue to Monitor his Situation
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International said in a report (January 5, 2016) that Bahraini activist Dr Saeed Al-Samahiji has been released after completing his one-year prison sentence.
Video: Sayed Nasrallah Denounces Allowing “Worst Zionist Organization” to Enter Bahrain
Hezbollah Secretary General, Sayed Hassan Nasrallah, denounced how Bahraini government allowed the “worst Zionist organization” to enter country, in reference to the Zionist delegation that visited Manama, accompanied by an Israeli musical band.