Bahrain Arrests Shiite Eulogy Reciter for Expressing his Longing to Visit Karbala
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (April 21, 2018) Haj Hassan Khamis Al-Nuami for 15 days pending investigation, over reciting a Shiite popular song.
US State Department: Int’l Firms in Bahrain Reported Pressure Not to Promote Shia Employees
The US State Department annual report about human rights stated that the Bahraini government does not implement the laws against official corruption adequately. Reports indicated that some officials reportedly engaged in corrupt practices with impunity.
Bahraini Court Sets BD300 Bail to Stop Execution of Former MP who Insulted Imam Mahdi
A Bahraini court sentenced former MP Mohammed Khalid on Wednesday (April 18, 2018) to 3 months in prison and ordered a BD300 bail to stop execution of sentence after convicting him of insulting figures of a sect.
Bahrain: Largest Shiite Friday Prayers Prevented for 90th Consecutive Week
Security authorities in Bahrain continued to ban the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the 90th consecutive week, through the continued siege imposed on Diraz village.
Bahrain’s Foreign Affairs Ministry Receives Delegation from US Commission on Int’l Religious Freedom
The Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdullah Al-Doseri, met on Thursday (March 22, 2018) a delegation from the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, on the occasion of the delegation's visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Preacher of Al-Kheif Mosque Arrested, Transferred to Prison after Court Upheld 3-Month Jail Term against Him over Friday Sermon
A Bahraini appeals court upheld on Sunday (February 4, 2018) a 3-month jail sentence issued against Shiite cleric and Imam of Al-Kheif Mosque in Al-Dair village, Sheikh Isa Al-Moemen, over a Friday sermon he delivered in 2016.
Largest Shiite Friday Prayers Prevented for 81th Consecutive Week
Security authorities in Bahrain continued to ban the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the 81th consecutive week, through the continued siege imposed on Diraz village.
Authorities Tried to Search House of Detained Shiite Cleric Sheikh Mohammad Saleh Al-Qashaami, Confiscated his Son’s Passport
The security authorities tried on Thursday (January 25, 2018) to raid the house of detained Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohammad Saleh Al-Qashaami, however, his wife didn’t allow them to enter the house because she was alone.
“Kingdom of Persecution”: New Report Issued by HR Org. that Monitors Targeting Shiite Clerics in Bahrain
SALAM for Democracy & Human Rights issued a new report entitled "Kingdom of Persecution". The report aimed at monitoring human rights violations committed against Shiite clerics in Bahrain between the years 2011 and 2017.
Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy Arrested to Serve One-Year Jail Term
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Wednesday (January 10, 2018) Shiite cleric Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy, after a court upheld one-year jail verdict against him.
AFP: Bahrain Sentences 10 Shiites for Life for Making Bombs
A Bahrain court on Wednesday sentenced 10 Shiites to life in jail for forming "terror" groups and manufacturing explosives and bombs, a judicial source said.
Intensified Presence for MoI Vehicles near Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz, Friday Prayers Prevented for 71th Consecutive Week
Security authorities in Bahrain prevented the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the 71th consecutive week, through the continued siege imposed on Diraz village.
Largest Shiite Friday Prayers Prevented for 66th Consecutive Week, Diraz Siege Continues
Security authorities in Bahrain prevented the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the 66th consecutive week, banning Imam of Friday prayer and worshipers from entering Diraz.
One-Year Prison Term Handed down to Shiite Cleric Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy
The Bahraini court sentenced on Thursday (October 12, 2017) prominent Shiite cleric and former Al-Wefaq MP, Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy, to one year in prison over taking part in Diraz protest.
Photos: Largest Shiite Friday Prayers in Diraz Banned for 64th Consecutive Week
Security authorities in Bahrain continued their siege on Diraz village and continued preventing the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the 64th consecutive week.
Shiite Cleric Arrested for 15 Days Pending Investigation
The Bahraini Public Prosecution decided on Tuesday (October 3, 2017) to arrest Shiite cleric Sayed Ali Al-Mosawi for 15 days pending investigation.
Thousands Gather in Manama to Commemorate Ashura, Al-Daihi Says No One Can Defeat Bahrainis
Despite the tightened security measures imposed by the Bahraini government to prevent mourners from commemorating Ashura, thousands of Bahrainis gathered in Manama on (September 30, 2017) to commemorate the religious occasion.
Eulogy Citers Abdulamir Al-Biladi Arrested, Ali Hammadi Summoned
The Bahraini authorities arrested at the early hours of Saturday (September 30, 2017) eulogy citer Abdulamir Al-Biladi after finishing mourning processions in the capital, Manama.
Al-Wefaq Express Condolences on Ashura, Denounce Gov’t Continued Assaults on Religious Manifestations
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition political group in Bahrain, expressed their deepest condolences over the occasion of Ashura, condemning the Bahraini authorities’ continued attacks on Ashura-related religious manifestations.
Photos: Security Authorities Turn Surrounding of Sheikh Isa Qassim's House into "Restricted Area"
The Bahraini security authorities intensified their presence in the house surrounding of the spiritual leader of Shia majority, Sheikh Isa Qassim, who has been under house arrest since May 23, 2017.