Shiite Cleric Sheikh Fadhel Al-Zaki Arrested after House Raid

2018-11-30 - 9:10 م

Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini security authorities arrested on Friday (November 30, 2018) Shiite cleric and member of the (dissolved) Ulama Islamic Council Fadel Al-Zaki after raiding his house.

Eye witnesses said that security forces raided his house and searched it for two hours, before they arrested him and took him to an unknown place.

Al-Zaki was previously arrested over taking part in protests in the capital, Manama. He was harassed over his religious activism and his membership in the Ulama Islamic Council, the highest religious authority for Shia in Bahrain.

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