UK Minister for the Middle East: We Raised Sheikh Ali Salman’s Case at Senior Level with Bahraini Government
UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, said that the UK government raised the case of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain, on the eve of the verdict issuance against him over claims of colluding with Qatar.
GIDHR Addresses US President on Sheikh Ali Salman’s Trial Eve
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) addressed U.S President Donald Trump, in a letter issued yesterday (Monday 18 June 2018), on the eve of Sheikh Ali Salman’s trial on 21st of June 2018.
Prosecution’s Plea against Sheikh Ali Salman: “Major” Crimes and “Minor” Evidence
In the prosecution's plea submitted to the High Criminal Court on the case of Sheikh Ali Salman and two others, one will read terrible accusations, the kind that makes eyes widen in surprise.
Prosecution Rejects Abdulnabi Salman’s Testimony, Introduces New Charges against Sheikh Ali Salman
Bahraini Public Prosecution rejected testimony of Abdulnabi Salman in Sheikh Ali Salman’s case, and used his testimony to introduce new charge against Sheikh Salman.
Tenth Court Hearing of Sheikh Ali Salman's Trial Held on Charges of “Communicating with Qatar,” Case Adjourned until June
The tenth court hearing of Sheikh Ali Salman’s case and two other defendants was held on Tuesday (April 2018), on charges of communicating with Qatar.
What if Sheikh Ali Salman’s Lawyers Subpoena the King?
The defense team representing sheikh Ali Salman will be asked to provide witnesses to deny these accusations, and of course, the testimony of Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem Al Thani, or that of Sheikh Hussein al-Daihi will not be possible. However, what if the defense team subpoenas the King?
Bahrain: More than 3 Years after her Birth, Opposition Leader’s Daughter Still Deprived of her Nationality!
Family of imprisoned opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman continues to suffer from the authorities' refusal to issue a passport and identity card for Sarah, Salman’s daughter, who was born days before his arrest.
Mediator in US Initiative and Abdulnabi Salman Testified in Sheikh Ali Salman's Defense
The defense of Al-Wefaq’s Secretary-General, Sheikh Ali Salman, revealed on Thursday (March 22, 2018) documented testimonies of an international expert, an office specialized in forensic evidence and a mediator from the US administration as well as a testimony of Abdul-Nabi Salman, former president of the Progressive Democratic Forum.
Opposition Leader Case Adjourned until April 24 for Pleading
Bahraini court adjourned on Thursday (March 22, 2018) the trial of opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General and two Al-Wefaq leaders Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad until April 24 for pleading.
Prosecution Demands Maximum Penalty against Opposition Leader, Court Adjourns Hearing until March 22 for Entering Evidence in “Spying for Qatar” Case
Fourth Criminal Court in Bahrain adjourned the trial of opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman, until March 22 to enable the defense to present their evidence.
Sheikh Ali Salman’s 3-Year Old Daughter Still without Passport
Alya Radhi, wife of detained opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman, said that his daughter Sara who is 3 years and 3 months old is still deprived so far of the Bahraini citizenship.
Public Prosecution Declined Providing Full Recording of Phone Calls between Sheikh Ali Salman and Hamad bin Jassim
Public Prosecution refused to make available full recordings of phone calls between Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani.
Opposition Leader Case Adjourned until March 8 for Prosecution Pleading
Bahraini court adjourned on Thursday (March 1, 2018) the trial of opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General and two Al-Wefaq leaders until March 8.
Sheikh Ali Salman Reveals Details of His Fabricated Calls with Jassim bin Hamad
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition political society in Bahrain, said that the opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General revealed in his session yesterday (Thursday, January 25, 2018) details about the phone calls between him and the former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim in March 2011.
2017: Disputes with Qatar Create New Accusations against Bahrain Opposition
The royal family in Bahrain never stopped accusing the opposition of being loyal to or working for foreign powers, in a bid to topple the regime. The accusation never changed, but the accused countries do.
2017: This is Bahrain; 15 Martyrs, 14 Death Sentences, Al-Wasat Suspension, Wa’ad Dissolution, Diraz Raid, Israeli Visit
2017 was an exhausting year with rougher escalating violence. The political situation ended its 6th year falling deeper into crisis, with eradicating freedom of expression and opinion, issuing harsher and retaliating judicial verdicts. Everything is heading towards ending the last margin of the "state", and in return rule with oppression, tyranny, and suppression of voices and lives.
Al-Wefaq: Sheikh Ali Salman’s Trial over his Role in US, Qatari and Saudi Initiative is “Settlement for Regional Issues“
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the Bahraini regime’s insistence on trying opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman over charges of “colluding with Qatar” based on a US-Qatari initiative to put an end to the crisis.
Trial of Sheikh Ali Salman over Charges of “Communicating with Qatar” Adjourned until Jan. 4 to Listen to Witnesses
Bahrain’s high criminal court adjourned on Thursday (December 28, 2017) the trial of opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman over charge of "communicating with Qatar" until January 4, 2018, to listen to witnesses.
AFP: Bahrain Opposition Chief Denies Colluding with Qatar
Bahrain's jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to new charges of working with the kingdom's Gulf rival Qatar to overthrow the Sunni minority government.
Trial of Sheikh Ali Salman over Charges of "Communicating with Qatar" Adjourned until Dec. 28
The High Criminal Court postponed on (Wednesday, November 29, 2017) the second trial session of Opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and two Al-Wefaq leaders Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad in which they are accused of “communicating with Qatar” until December 28, for pleading and to inform the other defendant