Amnesty Calls on Bahrain to Quash Convictions, Death Sentences against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
Bahrain's judiciary has decided to blatantly ignore court evidence of torture in the case of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussein Mousa, and this, despite the repeated violations of the men's right to a fair trial since their arrest over six years ago, amnesty said in a statement.
EU Calls on Bahrain to Halt Execution of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
The European Union confirmed in a statement by the European Union Spokesperson, Peter Stano, that the verdict issued by the Bahrain's High Criminal Court of Appeal confirming the death sentences for Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa was delivered despite reported concerns on the fairness of the trial.
HR Org. Call for Vigil for Nabeel Rajab Today in front of Bahraini Embassy in London
Human rights organizations called for a vigil in front of the Bahrain Embassy in London for human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, asking for his sentence to be immediately suspended.
Appeals Court Postpones "Diraz Sit-in" Case to May 25 for Ruling
The High Appeals Court postponed Diraz sit-in case to May 25 for ruling.
Authorities Re-arrest Dozens of Political Defendants in Diraz Sit-in Case
Judge Ebrahim Al-Zayed ordered the arrest of about 30 Bahrainis from the political defendants whom the first-instance court had issued prison terms against in Diraz sit-in case. The defendants were among those who attended the first appeals hearings held on Monday (April 1, 2019).
Court Commutes Prison Terms of 2 Brothers from 15 to 5 Years in Karzakan Farm Case after Serving 8 Years in Prison
The Bahraini High Criminal Court of Appeals reduced the prison sentences of two brothers convicted of burning a farm in Karzakan from 15 to five years, after they had served eight years in prison.
Bahraini Court Rejects Appeal of Defendant Accused of Burning Armored Vehicle in Al-Ekr, Upholds 7-Year Jail Term against Him
The High Appeals Court upheld a ruling sentencing a suspect, accused in taking part in an assembly and burning a police armored vehicle in Al-Ekr in 2015, to 7 years in jail, after reconsidering the case returned from the cassation court.
2018: Bahraini Opposition Leader, from Acquittal to Life Imprisonment in Case Involving Political Conflict with Qatar
Dramatic developments have been witnessed in the case of “spying” for Qatar, which was raised by the authorities in Bahrain against the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and Al-Wefaq officials Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad following the severing of relations with Qatar on June 5th, 2017.
RSF Condemns Upholding Sentence against Nabeel Rajab, Calls for his Immediate Release
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned the decision by Bahrain's court of cassation on 31 December to reject citizen-journalist and human rights defender Nabeel Rajab's appeal against his five-year jail sentence.
Upholding Verdict against Rajab is Flagrant Disregard for Human Rights, Miscarriage of Justice: HRW
The Bahrain Court of Cassation, the country's court of last resort, on December 31, 2018 upheld a five-year sentence for Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights defender, an act that was condemned by Human Rights Watch.
Paris Municipality Voices Solidarity with its Honorary Citizen Nabeel Rajab before his Trial
Samuel Hanryon, the press relations manager of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), posted a tweet on his personal Twitter account saying that the Paris municipality and Mayor Anne Hidalgo had announced their solidarity with human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
Bahrain Court Dismisses Appeal Against Dissolution of Shi'ite Opposition Group
An appeals court on Thursday dismissed a challenge to the dissolution of Bahrain's main Shi'ite Muslim opposition group, a newspaper reported, in effect affirming a lower court decision condemned by the United States and the United Nations in July.
Bahrain Launches Widespread Campaign against Shiite Clerics
Bahraini authorities summoned a number of Shiite Clerics for interrogation, as part of a widespread campaign launched by the authorities.