Authorities Bring Charge of Assembly against HR Activist Al-Ekri and Journalist Hayyat
The Public Prosecution charged the prominent human rights activist Abdulnabi Al-Ekri and journalist Faisal Hayyat with “assembly” and taking part in an unlicensed protest.
Authorities Summon HR Activist Al-Ekri, Journalist Hayyat for Interrogation Today
The Bahraini security authorities summoned the prominent human rights activist Abdulnabi Al-Ekri and journalist Faisal Hayyat for interrogation today (Sunday, September 10, 2017). The reasons behind the summons are still unknown.
CPJ: Bahraini Journalists Harassed, Banned from Travel a Week Ahead of UPR Session
Bahraini prosecutors and security officials should cease harassing journalists and should lift travel bans imposed on two reporters in the past week, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a statement issued Monday (May 1, 2017).
Authorities Release Faisal Hayyat after Serving 3-Month Jail Term over Tweet
The security authorities released on Saturday (January 7, 2017) journalist Faisal Hayyat after serving his 3-month jail verdict.
Appeals Court Upholds 3-Month Jail Term against Journalist Faisal Hayyat
A Bahraini court upheld on Wednesday (January 4, 2017) 3-month jail term against journalist Faisal Hayyat.
BFHR: Verdict Issued against Journalist Faisal Hayyat Reflects Deterioration in Press Freedoms
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that 3-month jail term issued against Bahraini journalist Faisal Hayyat over a tweet he published his Twitter account “reflects deterioration in press freedoms”.
AFP: Bahrain Jails Journalist over Tweet
A Bahraini court has jailed a journalist for three months over a tweet deemed insulting to religion, Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday.
RSF Denounces Faisal Hayyat’s Imprisonment: He was Arrested over Open Letter to Minister of Interior
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) denounced on Wednesday (November 30, 2016) the 3-month jail term against Bahraini journalist and blogger Faisal Hayyat for allegedly insulting religion in a tweet.
Journalist Faisal Hayyat Receives 3-Month Jail Term over Tweet
Bahrain's court sentenced on Tuesday (November 29, 2016) journalist Faisal Hayyat to 3 months in prison.
46 NGOs Demand Immediate Release of Journalist Faisal Hayyat
46 Non-Governmental Organizations around the world called for the immediate release of Bahraini journalist Faisal Hayyat, who has been under the authorities’ arrest for more than a month over a “tweet” on his “Twitter” account.
Faisal Hayyat’s Family Says He was Transferred to Prison’s Clinic 3 Times since his Arrest
Family of journalist Faisal Hayyat said that he was transferred to the Dry Dock Prison’s clinic 3 time since he was arrested two weeks ago, due chest pains and high temperature.
RSF Condemns Journalist Faisal Hayyat’s Detention, Calls for his Immediate Release
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned Bahraini journalist and blogger Faisal Hayyat’s detention on the alleged grounds that he insulted religion in a tweet.
Public Prosecution Detains Journalist Faisal Hayyat for 7 Days Pending Investigation
The Public Prosecution decided on Monday (October 10, 2016) to detain journalist Faisal Hayyat for 7 days pending investigation.