UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: 20 Bahrainis are Arbitrary Detained as part of "Zulfiqar Brigades" Trial
The United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an opinion concerning the cases of 20 Bahraini citizens convicted by the Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court on 15 May 2018, following a mass trial involving 138 defendants.
Cassation Court Upholds Verdicts Reaching Life Sentences against 55 defendants in “Zulfiqar Brigades” Case, Overrules Citizenship Revocation
The Cassation Court upheld verdicts issued against 55 defendants in Zulfiqar Brigades case and overruled their citizenship revocation sentences.
Appeals Court Upholds Verdicts against All Suspects in Zulfiqar Brigades Case
The Supreme Appeals Court upheld today (Monday, January 28, 2019) verdicts issued against 88 appellants whose sentences range between life term and 3 years in prison with citizenship revocation of all the defendants in the case that includes 138 individuals.
Appeals Court to Issue its Ruling in Zulfiqar Brigades Case on Jan. 28
The First High Criminal Court postponed looking into the appeals of 86 defendants accused of colluding with foreign parties, in a case known as Zulfiqar Brigades, to January 28 for ruling.
Appeal Court: 26 Lawyers Appointed for Some Defendants in "Zulfiqar Brigades" Case
The Bahraini High Court of Appeal decided to appoint 26 lawyers for the same number of defendants in the Zulfiqar Brigades case, with the case adjourned to October 26, 2018.
Amnesty Int’l Says: Citizenship Revocation of 115 People in Bahrain is “ludicrous”
Amnesty International considered the Bahraini verdict that revoked the citizenship of 115 people and the life sentences issued against 53 of them on terrorism-related charge ludicrous.
Bahrain Court Sentences 53 Defendants to Life in Prison, Revokes Citizenships of 115 Others in "Zulfiqar Brigades” Case
The Al-Ayam local newspaper said that the Fourth High Criminal Court convicted 115 suspects in a case known as "Zulfiqar Brigades".
“Zulfiqar Brigades” Case Postponed until Jan. 30 for Pleading
The Fourth High Criminal Court postponed looking into the case of 138 defendants accused of establishing and joining the "Zulfiqar Brigades", until January 30 for pleading.
Interior Ministry Officers during Zulfiqar Brigades Trial: We Don’t Recall Anything about the Case & Defendants
Ministry officers stated that they do not remember any details about the Zulfiqar Brigades case, despite making previous statements.
Trial of "Zulfiqar Brigades" Defendants Adjourned Until Feb. 19 to Listen to Prosecution Witness
The High Criminal Court adjourned the case of 138 defendants until February 19 to listen to the attesting witness. The defendants were accused of establishing and joining the "Zulfiqar Brigades", collaborating with Iran's Revolutionary Guards, blasting 19 bomb attacks and planting hoax bombs in several areas across Bahrain.