Sayed Alawi Moussawi’s Family Denies Receiving Call from National Human Rights Institute Claiming his Whereabouts
The family of kidnapped Bahraini citizen, Sayed Alawi Sayed Hussein, denied receiving any call from the National Institute for Human Rights, contrary to a statement announced by the latter.
Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial Adjourned Until Dec. 4 to Hear Defense Witnesses
The Fourth High Criminal Court adjourned the trial of the Shiite majority spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim until December 4, to hear the defense witnesses and plea.
Photos: Mass Protest in Diraz Condemning Sectarian Persecution
A crowd protest was staged in Diraz, condemning the sectarian persecution and noose tightening against Shia in Bahrain.
Bahraini King: Bahrain Has Human Dignity Safeguarded, Rituals Protected
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa said that his country is “the country where the rule of law is supreme, human dignity is safeguarded and rituals are protected.”
Authorities Continue to Ban Shiites from Performing Largest Friday Prayer in Diraz
The Bahraini security authorities continue to ban the Shia majority from performing the largest Friday prayer in the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz by preventing the Imam of prayers and worshipers from entering Diraz that has been witnessing a security siege since over 100 days.
Thousands Perform Central Ashura Prayers in Manama Despite Authority Ban
Thousands of Bahraini Muslim Shiites performed Ashura prayers in the capital Manama, despite authorities’ ban on the central prayers Shiites are accustomed to performing on the ninth day of Muharram, marking the eve of Imam Hussein bin Ali’s martyrdom. Thousands of Bahraini Muslim Shiites performed Ashura prayers in the capital Manama, despite authorities’ ban on the central prayers Shiites are accustomed to performing on the ninth day of Muharram, marking the eve of Imam Hussein bin Ali’s martyrdom.
Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary General Condemns Sanaa Massacre, Deems it a Crime against Humanity
Deputy Secretary General of al-Wefaq National Islamic Society in Bahrain, Sheikh Hussein al-Daihi, expressed his condolences to the Yemeni people over the Sanaa massacre
Authorities Prevent Shiites from Performing Biggest Friday Prayers in Diraz
Bahrain’s security forces continued on Friday to prevent the Shiite majority from performing the biggest Friday prayers, after they prevented the Friday prayers Imam and worshippers from entering Diraz.
Photos: Mass Crowd Commemorates Ashura outside Ayatollah Isa Qassim’s House
A mass crowd took part in commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the Shiites’ third Imam, outside the house of spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
64 Academics from 20 Countries Urge Ban Ki-moon to Interfere to Stop Oppression in Bahrain
64 researchers and academics sent letter to UN Secretary General expressing concern regarding recent repressive measures against Sheikh Isa Qassim.