Sheikh Al-Jamri's Trial Commences, Preacher Zainuldin Detention Renewed, Mulla Al-Samahiji Released
The Bahraini authorities began the trial of Shiite cleric and prominent preacher Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri over charge of insulting Muawiyah Bin Abi Sufyan and Banu Umayya and decided to adjourn the case until February 27, 2020, with his continued detention.
Bahrain: Vast Raid Campaign, 10 Citizens Arrested within Hours
The Bahraini authorities launched in the late hours of Tuesday (January 14) and Wednesday at dawn (January 15) a vast raid campaign, which resulted in the arrest of at least 10 citizens, according to "Rasd", a network specialized in security movements, raids and arrests.
Seven Protestors in Diraz Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced 7 protestors to 3 years in prison over charge of assembling and acquiring Molotov.
Court Upholds 6-Month Prison Term against Defendant Accused of Assembling in Diraz
The High Criminal Court rejected the appeals of a defendant accused of assembling in Diraz and upheld a 6-month prison term against him over the chargers brought against him.
Appeals Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against 2 Defendants Accused of Assembling in Diraz
The High Appeals Court upheld 3-year jail verdict against two defendants accused of assembling in Diraz and fined each of them 500 BD.
6 Defendants Receive 3-Year Prison Term over Assembling in Diraz
The High Appeals Criminal Court commuted the sentences of 6 appellants in assembling case in Diraz and detonating a bomb in 2014 near a barber shop.
Court Upholds 7-Year Jail Term against 3 Detainees over Charge of Attempting to Murder Policeman in Diraz
The High Appeals Court upheld 7-year jail term against two political detainees convicted, along with a third defendant, of attempting to murder a policeman at Diraz entrance.
Amnesty Int’l Condemns Collective Trial in Diraz Case, Calls on Bahrain to Fairly Try or Release Defendants
Amnesty International said that the verdict issued by Bahrain on February 27, 2019, sentencing 167 people in a single proceeding to prison terms for their participation in a non-violent sit-in is yet another example of the suppression of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly that has been ongoing since 2011, and a new instance in the growing pattern of mass trials in Bahrain.
52 of Diraz Protest Defendants Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the arbitrary sentences issued after the trial of 171 Bahraini citizens, who were being tried for participating in the peaceful sit-in in front of the house of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, were based on false investigations, confessions extracted under torture and false arrest proceedings.
After Harsh Verdicts against Diraz Protest Defendants, Al-Wefq Says World Should Wake up from its Slumber
Al-Wefaq said that the Bahraini judiciary is in the service of the security and intelligence apparatuses in full; thus, the judiciary issued its verdicts on innocent citizens, but did not make a move to try the killers and criminals who killed five innocent citizens and tore their bodies apart by live bullets in cold blood in the same incident.
Bahraini Court Punishes Diraz Protestors with Sentences from 6 Months to 10 Years in Prison
The first high criminal court convicted 167 of the Diraz protestors on charges of gathering in front of the home of the country's top Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, between 2016 and 2017.
Editorial: Who is the Bahraini Now?
If you find yourself to be unwanted, and not welcomed by the state, you then know that you are indeed a Bahraini, and if you find yourself in the position where others dare to assault you, and you do not have the ability to respond, rest assured that you are a Bahraini.
Court Upholds 7-Year Jail Term against Suspect Accused of Attacking Police Patrol in Diraz
The First High Criminal Appeals Court issued 7-year jail term against one appellant out of 26 suspects accused of attacking police patrol in Diraz and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Ayatollah Isa Qassim in 1st Statement since Revocation of his Nationality: Freedom is constant demand for Bahraini people that they never give up on
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued a statement on Friday (February 1, 2019), in which he said that “Freedom is the Bahraini people’s constant demand, which they never forget, neglect, disregard or give up on.”
2018: Sheikh Isa Qassim Leaves Bahrain
Illness put an end to the house arrest imposed on the spiritual leader of the Shia in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, since May 23, 2017, when the authorities forcibly dispersed a sit-in that was held around his house for about a year, leaving five martyrs.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Leaves London for Iraq
The follow-up team for the treatment of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said that he left London on Tuesday (December 25, 2018) to visit the holy shrines in Iraq.
7-Year Jail Term Handed down to 3 Suspects Accused of Assembling, Attacking Police at Diraz Entrance
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced 3 suspects to 7 years in jail over case of assembling and attacking police at Diraz entrance.
Appeals: Life-Term sentence against 6 Suspects Accused of Planting Bomb Near Diraz Park
The High Appeals Court upheld life term sentence against 6 suspects accused of planting a bomb near Diraz park, claiming that it injured two policemen.
Court Sentences Suspect to One Month in Jail, 200 BD Fine for Vandalizing Election Billboard in Diraz
The Third Minor Criminal Court sentenced a citizen to one month in jail over vandalizing an election billboard of a candidate. The court replaced the sentence with binding the suspect to not approach any of the candidates' billboards and fined him 200 BD for the charge attributed to him. It also bind him to pay 236 BD, value of the damaged billboard, for the candidate.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against 4 Suspects Accused of Putting Hoax Bomb in Al-Budai Street
The High Appeals Court rejected the appeal of 4 defendants convicted of manufacturing a hoax bomb and putting it in Al-Budai street near Diraz. The court upheld the 3-year jail term issued against the 3 appellants and rejected that appeals of the 4th appellant.