Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Calls to Commemorate Quds Day, Condemns "Deal of Century"
Spiritual leader of Shia majority in Bahrain Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim urged the crowds to renew their promise to Palestine, calling for commemorating Quds Day.
Highest Religious Authority in Bahrain Announces his Rejection to Deal of Century
The highest religious authority in Bahrain Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim announced his rejection to the "Deal of the Century", expressing his refusal to any introductory steps for the deal. He said that no one has the mandate to speak on behalf of Palestinians in this deal and severely criticized the Arab regimes involved in it.
Dozens of Diraz Sit-in Case Detainees Released after Commuting their Jail Terms to 6 Months
The Bahraini security authorities released on Tuesday (May 28, 2019) dozens of detainees in Diraz sit-in case after the appeals court commuted their sentences on Monday (May 27, 2019) to 6 months in jail.
Eulogy Ceremony Held in Qom for Diraz Martyrs in Presence of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim took part in the eulogy ceremony held in the Iranian city of Qom on the second anniversary of the massacre carried out by the regime against Diraz protestors.
Bahrain Adheres to Principles of Repression, No Reconciliation in the Horizon
The meeting chaired by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa immediately upon his arrival from a foreign tour was not surprising, but the joint meeting of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) and Supreme Defense Council added a security dimension to the event.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim: Attack on Al-Ghuraifi is Attack on the People and their Causes
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued a statement on Sunday (May 12, 2019) defending Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi after the official media attack on him, following his recent acts.
Appeals Court Postpones Diraz Sit-in Case to May 29 for Ruling
The High Appeals Court postponed Diraz sit-in case to May 29 for ruling instead of May 25.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Stresses on Importance of Political Reform in Bahrain, Greets Sayed Al-Ghuraifi
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued a statement in which he sent a message to the people of Bahrain and greeted Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi.
Major Opposition Figures not among those Given back Bahraini Citizenship: Reuters
Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters review of the list shows.
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.
Ayatollah Says Inviting Zionists to Attend Conference in Bahrain is Step towards Humiliation and Cooperation with Enemy
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued on Tuesday (April 2, 2019) a statement on the Zionists participation in the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Bahrain and dubbed this hosting "a bold step on the path of humiliation and surrender rather than the honorable one."
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).
Bahrain Sentences 167 People to Prison in Crackdown on Dissent
A Bahraini court sentenced 167 people arrested in 2017 at a sit-in outside the home of Bahrain's leading Shi'ite Muslim cleric to between six months and 10 years in prison at a trial in late February, court documents and lawyers said.
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.
SALAM Reveals in Report Extent of Judge's Complicity in “Khums”, Ayatollah Qassim Trial
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights released a report on the trial of the religious financial rights of the Shiite citizens of Bahrain.
Prosecution Extends Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal’s Detention for 15 Days for Second Time
The Public Prosecution decided on Sunday (February 17, 2019) to extend the detention of head of dissolved Ulama Islamic Council, Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal, for 15 days pending investigation, over charge of inciting hatred against the regime.
Al-Wefaq Announces Its Support to Ayatollah Qassim’s Statement
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society confirmed its support for and adoption of the whole statement issued by Sheikh Isa Qassim, entitled "This is Bahrain".
Ayatollah Qassim Leaves Iraq for Mashhad to Visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the Shia in Bahrain, arrived in the holy city of Mashhad in Iran on Saturday (February 2, 2019) to visit the shrine of Imam Ali Reza, the eighth imam of Shiite Muslims.
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.”