AFP: Bahrain Approves Law for Military Trial of Civilians
Bahrain's king on Monday approved a constitutional amendment granting military courts the right to try civilians, raising concerns among rights groups for activists in the Gulf kingdom.
AFP: Bahrain Sentences Two To Death For Police Bombing
A Bahraini court sentenced two people to death on Wednesday over a deadly bomb attack on a police patrol in 2015, a judicial source said.
AP: Bahrain Sentences 2 People to Death on Terror Charges
A court in Bahrain on Wednesday sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed down lengthy sentences to 11 others, including a former lawmaker who was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.
Reuters: Bahrain Sentences Two to Death over 2015 Bomb Attack that Killed Two Policemen
A Bahraini court on Wednesday sentenced two citizens to death over a 2015 bomb attack that killed two police officers and wounded six others, the public prosecutor said.
Court Issues Death Penalty against 2 Defendants & Whole-Life Sentence against 5 Others over Sitra Blast
Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court issued death penalties against each of Mohammad Ibrahim Al-Touk and Mohammad Radhi Abdullah and revoked their citizenships. The court also issued whole-life sentences against Salah Saeed, Ibrahim Jaafar Hassan, Ali Abdulkarim Marzooq, Layth Khalil Al-Touk and Ali Ahmad Ali and revoked the citizenships of 4 of them. Meanwhile, Sayed Mortada Al-Sanadi and Kassim Abdullah Ali were stripped of their nationalities and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
AP: Bahrain Sentences 3 to Death on Terror Charges
A Bahrain court sentenced three people to death and 14 others to lengthy prison terms on charges they established a terrorist cell with the intent of killing policemen, al-Wasat, an independent Bahraini news website, reported Thursday.
Reuters: Bahrain Sentences Three to Death for “Terrorism”, Bomb Attacks
A Bahraini court sentenced three Shi'ite Muslim men to death on Thursday after they were convicted on charges of terrorism and involvement in 2014 bomb attacks that injured a number of police officers.
Rida Al-Ghasra Echoes Che Guevara’s Words: Shoot You Coward!
Bahrain’s Rida Al-Ghasra was said to be a young revolutionary whose revolutionary passion pumped through his veins, and was dubbed by Bahrainis as Bahrain’s Guevara.
European Parliament Condemns Execution of 3 Dissidents in Bahrain
The European Parliament strongly condemned the executions of three people in Bahrain on 15 January 2017, and the executions of seven people by the Kuwaiti authorities on 25 January 2017.
UK FCO Human Rights Priority Report on Bahrain Emphasizes Need to Respect Rights of All Citizens
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued an update to its report on the Bahrain situation, which included the period between July and December 2016.
Kuwaiti MP Dubs Execution of 3 Bahraini Detainees “Political Madness”
Kuwaiti Member of Parliament, Saleh Ashoor, believed that Bahrain’s execution of three of its citizens by firing squad a “political madness” and an entry into a dark tunnel.
Saudi Arabia: 14 Qatif Citizens Sentenced to Death, Reports
Saudi criminal court sentenced to death 14 citizens from predominantly-Shiite Qatif ...
Saudi Arabia Beheads Nigerian in 95th Execution of the Year
Saudi authorities put to death a Nigerian national after convicting him of murdering a policeman.