Trial of Abdulla Al-Binali (Brother of ISIS Preacher Turki Al-Binali) Begins
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court began the trial of Abudullah Al-Binali (Turki Al-Binali’s brother, preacher of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS)), who is accused of using his friend’s passport in an attempt to leave the country.
Al-Jamri and Al-Fardan’s Trial over Slandering Salafist Bahraini MP Begins
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court, presided over by judge Mohammed bin Ali Al Khalifa began looking into the case of the accused journalist Hani Al-Fardan and editor-in-chief of Al-Wasat Newspaper, Mansour Al-Jamri, who are charged with slandering an extremist Salafist Member of Parliament named Abdul Halim Murad.
Bahraini Public Prosecution Detains an American for a Week over Attacking a Taxi Driver
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Prosecution decided to take an American citizen into preventive custody for a week over attacking a Bahraini taxi driver.
VIDEO: Bahrain State-Run TV Airs Testimonies of Suspects of Forming “Saraya al-Ashtar” Militant Group
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior announced (June 7, 2015) that it arrested a number of individuals accused of “carrying out terrorist acts,” and foiled a “terrorist” plot aimed at threatening the kingdom’s security.
Public Prosecution: A Speedy Trial for an Arab Convict Over Promoting Extremist Ideas
Bahrain Mirror: The Chief Prosecutor of the Terror Crimes Prosecution, Ahmed Al-Hammadi, stated that the prosecution received a report from the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Evidence Department stating that a person posted on social media sites some topics that promote the thought of one the extremist organizations, which is considered an incitement of hatred against a sect of people and insult to its rituals.
Acquitting Tarek Al-Amer of Disdaining the Shiite Sect
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A Bahraini court acquitted today (Wednesday, May 27, 2015) the author Tarek Al-Amer, who wrote an article in Al-Bilad newspaper (on April 22, 2014) through which he insulted the rituals of the Shiite sect, that constitutes the majority of Bahrainis.
Bahrain Supreme Court Upholds Death Penalty of Two Youths Accused of Killing a Policeman
Bahrain Mirror: The Supreme Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Isa Al-Kaabi, and Nawaf Khalfan as Secretariat, upheld on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 the death sentences of the two youths, Mohammed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moussa, after being convicted of killing a policeman in Dair village.
Reuters: Bahrain upholds six-month sentence for prominent activist over tweet
Reuters: An appeals court in Bahrain upheld a six-month jail sentence against prominent dissident Nabeel Rajab on Thursday for a tweet deemed insulting to the kingdom's security establishment, state news agency BNA said.
AP: Bahraini appeals court upholds guilty verdict over tweets against prominent rights activist
Associated Press: A lawyer for a prominent Bahraini rights activist says an appeals court has upheld a verdict against Nabeel Rajab for insulting government ministries on Twitter.
The High Criminal Court Convicts Bahraini Activist Ghada Jamsheer
The First High Criminal Court sentenced the activist Ghada Jamsheer for a year in prison over assaulting two policewomen and acquitted her from the charge of insulting a policewoman. The court ordered to halt the execution for 3 years, starting from the date of issuing the verdict.
Bahrain Acquits the Police who Killed the Martyr Fadhel Abbass
Bahrain Mirror: The Third High Criminal Court, presided by Judge Ali bin Khalifa Al-Dhahrani acquitted the police accused in killing the martyr Fadel Abbass and sentenced him to three months in prison for injuring Sadeq Al-Asfour.
Reuters: Bahrain Sentences Man to Death for Killing Policeman
Reuters: The High Criminal Court sentenced a Bahraini man to death for a bomb attack last year that killed a policemen. It also sentenced 11 other suspects in the same case to terms ranging from 10 years to life in jail and ordered them stripped of their citizenship.
Renewing the Detention of a Bahraini Accused of Moderating Well Known Social Media Accounts
Bahrain Mirror: The Fourth High Criminal Court, presided by Judge Ali bin Khalifa Al-Dhahrani, renews the detention of the founder and blogger of “Resistant Media” website for 15 days pending investigations. The authorities charge him with insulting the king and government figures.
Trial of Defendant who Imported Unlicensed Weapons and Explosives from Saudi Arabia to "Fight Iran" Postponed
Bahrain's First High Criminal Court postponed the trial of the defendant (25 years old) who was caught in possession of 6 weapons and ammunition as well as fireworks until May 6. The defendant claimed that he obtained these arms because of his fear of a war with Iran.
Commencing a Trial of 5 Bahrainis Accused of Spying with Iran's Revolutionary Guard
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain High Criminal Court, headed by Judge Sheikh Mohammed bin Ali Al Khalifa and membership of the two judges, Dia Huraidi and Saber Jomaa, and secretariat of Naji Abdullah, has commenced the trial of 5 Bahrainis accused of spying with Iran's Revolutionary Guard aiming at carrying out explosions and destabilizing security.
"Ali Al-Singace", sentenced to death over "Al-Daih explosion" case: in the grip of the "CID"
Ali Al-Singace was arrested last Thursday on April 2nd, 2015 in an ambush in Diraz village. He is the youth, whose kidnapping at the hands of the security force in Sanabis gained widespread popularity in 2012, as photographs emerged of him lying down in a garage of one of the houses, unconscious and stripped of his clothes.