Bahraini Courts Issue Prison Sentences against Shiite Clerics
2016-09-01 - 5:06 ص
Bahrain Mirror: A number of Bahraini courts issued today on Wednesday (August 31, 2016) prison sentences against Shiite clerics over their participation in the open sit-in protest held outside the Bahraini Shia spiritual leader Sheikh Isa Qassim's house in Diraz.
President of the Ulama Islamic Council Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal was sentenced to two years in prison while Sheikh Aziz Al-Khadran and Sayed Yassin Al-Musawi were both sentenced to one year.
Bahraini authorities have launched a widespread campaign targeting the Shiite-majority in the country since 3 months ago, as it dissolved the main political opposition group Al-Wefaq Society, in addition to religious Shiite societies, stripped Ayatollah Qassim of his nationality, and is banning Friday prayers at the largest Shia mosque in the island kingdom.
التعليقات المنشورة لا تعبر بالضرورة عن رأي الموقع
comments powered by Disqus