Prisoner Alawi Hussain Suffering from High Blood Pressure for over 5 Months
The wife of Bahraini prisoner, Alawi Hussain, said that her husband has been suffering for more than 5 months from high blood pressure, as the authorities don’t seem to allow him to receive necessary treatment.
UN Experts: Death Sentences against 4 Bahrainis Breached Fair Trial, Suspects Should Have Never Been Convicted in First Place
UN human rights experts have called for the retrial of four men sentenced to death by a Bahraini military court in a collective trial that breached fair trial and due process guarantees and confessions obtained under torture.
Amnesty Reveals New Details about Marshal Assassination Cases, Urges King to Allow Retrial of Defendants
Amnesty International issued a report on Wednesday (May 2, 2018) that includes new details about last moments of trial of suspects accused of planning to assassinate Bahrain Defence Force Commander-in-Chief Khalifa bin Ahmad. The military court upheld death sentences against 4 individuals, including 3 civilians, before the king commuted the sentences to life imprisonment.
UN Calls for Retrial of 4 Bahrainis Whose Death Verdicts were Commuted to Life Sentences
UN human rights experts called for retrial of each of Mohammad Abdulhassan Al-Mutaghawi, Fadhel Sayed Radhi, Sayed Alawi Hussein and Mubarak Adel Mubarak Mhanna who were sentenced to death before their verdicts were commuted to life in jail, on charges of joining terrorist cell and attempting to assassinate the Bahrain Defense Force commander-in-Chief.
Military Cassation Court Adjourns Trial of Civilians in “Marshal Assassination Plot” Case until April 25 to Issue its Verdict
The Military Court of Cassation decided on Wednesday (April 11, 2018) to adjourn the case of civilians accused of plotting to assassinate Military Commander Field Marshal Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, to April 25, to issue its verdict.
Bahraini Military Appeal Court to Look into Execution of Six Bahrainis, Announces Nabeel Rajab’s Sentence
A military court of appeal is due to announce its verdict on the execution of six Bahrainis convicted in a speedy trial, over charges of plotting to assassinate Commander-in-Chief Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
Bahraini Military Appeals Court to Announce Death Penalties of 6 Bahrainis on February 21
A military appeals court in Bahrain announced on Wednesday (January 31, 2018) adjourning the military commander attempted murder case until the February 21 for deliberation and sentencing.
Sayed Alawi Informs his Family about First Scheduled Visit since his Arrest in October 2016
Family of Sayed Alawi Hussain, who was sentenced to death in a military court, said that they had received phone calls from him informing them about his first family visit scheduled for next monday.
Amnesty: Death Sentences in Bahrain against 6 after Military Trials “Unfair”
Amnesty International issued on (January 12, 2018) a statement in which it expressed grave concern about the death sentences passed against six defendants tried by the Military Court in Bahrain.
Military Appeals Court Postpones First Trial Session of Civilians in Political Case until Jan. 14
The Military Appeals Court held on Wednesday (January 10, 2018) its first session to look into appeals against the verdicts sentencing 6 to death penalty and 7 others to 7-year jail term over a political case.
Al-Wefaq: Hiding Defendants Sentenced to Death by Military Court Causing Intimidation
Bahrain's Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society stressed that the families of civilians sentenced to death by military courts are terrified by the authorities’ measures in hiding the convicts, after the death sentences were issued against them.
Bahrain Opposition Bloc in London Calls to Stop Military Trials, Says They Clearly Reflect Track of “Militarizing State”
Bahrain Opposition Bloc in London expressed its full rejection to all the political verdicts and trials held in Bahrain since over 7 years against prisoners of conscience in Bahrain, stressing on the necessity to stop these military courts that issued collective death sentences that are considered the first of their kind in Bahrain’s history.
Lawyer Ibrahim Serhan on Military Judiciary Verdicts: Death Sentences were not Expected for Alleged Crime of Attempted Murders
Ibrahim Serhan, legal advisor in Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, commented on the verdicts issued on Monday (25/12/2017) by the military judiciary in Bahrain saying “the lawyers did not expect the death sentences since the indictment list and the military prosecution adaptation also accepted by the high military court, i.e. assassination attempt charge, was only brought against the first defendant, while the rest of the defendants were accused of inciting and supporting the first suspect”.
"Death or Confession": A Report Monitoring Torture of Civilians in Bahrain's First Military Trial
Four Bahraini human rights organizations issued a report under the title of "Death or Confession", a report that monitors the violations due to secret military courts that tried civilians whose confessions were extracted under torture. These civilians were accused of attempting to commit crimes against Bahrain Defense Force; they include human rights activist Mohammed Al-Mutghawi and Sayed Alawi Husain, the personal attendant of the highest religious cleric in Bahrain Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Military Court Adjourns Trial of Civilians until Dec. 4
A military court postponed on Thursday (November 23, 2017) the trial of 17 Bahraini citizens convicted over political reasons until December 4.
Military Court Adjourns Trial of Citizens over Political Motivated Cases until Nov. 23
A military court in Bahrain postponed on Monday (November 20, 2017) the trial of 9 citizens over political reasons until November 23.
NIHR Says It Attended Public Trial Sessions of Citizens Before Military Courts
The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) said that it attended the public trial sessions of citizens before a military court.
Bahrain Bans Reporting about Case in which Civilians are Tried before Military Court
Bahrain prevented on Thursday (November 2, 2017) reporting in the first of its kind case in which civilians are being tried before military courts.
HRW: Sayed Alawi will be among First Civilians to Face Military Court, Justice is Last Thing Bahrainis can Expect
A telecom engineer forcibly disappeared by security forces a year ago will be among the first civilians to face a military court under an April 2017 constitutional amendment, Human Rights Watch said today.
Bahrain: Trial of 4 Civilians before Military Court Begins
A military court on Monday (October 23, 2017) began the first trial of 4 civilians, following a constitutional amendment allowing the military judiciary to try civilians.