Diyaa Ayyad: Life Term against Bahrain’s Mandela: ‘Incriminating Evidence’ Constitute Evidence for his Acquittal
Through the incriminating evidence the ruling family presented via the judiciary, it was, in fact, providing evidence for Sheikh Ali Salman’s acquittal, according to observers.
UN Raises Serious Doubts whether Bahrain Opposition Leaders Got Fair Trial
The UN Human Rights Office said on Friday there were “serious doubts” whether three Bahraini opposition leaders were given a fair trial after Bahrain’s highest court upheld this week their life sentences on charges of spying for Qatar.
EU: Ruling on Opposition Leader and his Two Companions Undermines Residual Chances for Inclusive Political Dialogue Bahrain
The European Union stressed that the "final verdict [issued on Monday] marks a further step against dissenting voices and undermines the residual chances for an inclusive political dialogue in the Kingdom of Bahrain."
Hezbollah Condemns Ruling on Opposition Leader and his Companions in Bahrain
Hezbollah strongly condemned the Bahraini Court of Cassation's sentence to life imprisonment against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and former deputies Sheikh Hasan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad on charges of "communicating with the State of Qatar."
Al-Wefaq: Regime will Remain Illegitimate after Upholding Sentence against Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman
The Bahraini regime's courts issued a final life sentence against Bahrain's national opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, and two former Al-Wefaq MPs today, Monday, January 28, 2019.
After Denying its Involvement in “Spy” Case, Manama Accuses Qatar of Abusing Integrity of Judiciary in Bahrain
Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected the statement issued by the Government of Qatar which condemned mentioning its name in the “Spy Case” in which opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, is accused and sentenced to life in jail.
Amnesty: Verdict against Sheikh Ali Salman Demonstrates Bahraini Authorities’ Ongoing Arbitrary Policies
Amnesty International said the Appeals court’s decision against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman demonstrates the Bahraini authorities' relentless and unlawful efforts to silence any form of dissent.
BFHR Calls for Freezing Bahrain's Membership in ICCPR after Sheikh Ali Salman’s Life Sentence
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) called on member states of the Human Rights Council to freeze Bahrain's membership in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which the government had joined under Law No. 56 of 2006 issued on August 12, 2006.
Acquittal Appeals of Sheikh Ali Salman Adjourned to November 4 for Sentencing
The High Appeal Court decided to postpone the acquittal appeals of Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, to November 4, 2018.
Sheikh Hasan Sultan: From Initiative Pioneer to Terrorist List Including “Somali Jihadists”!
Sheikh Hasan Sultan was among the pioneers of the initiative who drafted a roadmap out of the political crisis that hit the country in the 1990s.
Al-Wefaq Sees that Adding Sheikh Sultan to Terror Lists Reflects Political Exploitation
Al-Wefaq Society said that classifying one of Bahrain’s parliamentarians, Sheikh Hasan Sultan, as a terrorist in Gulf blacklists reveals that these Gulf terror lists are targeting people of differing opinions and peaceful activists in the political field.