Sheikh Ali Salman Calls on Authorities Not to Drag Country into Deep Abyss
Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman called on the Bahraini authorities to "rationalize" in reference to the verdict expected to be issued tomorrow Sunday in the case raised against Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Amnesty Comments on Sheikh Ali Salman’s 4-Year Sentence: A Prisoner of Conscience, Should be Immediately Released
Amnesty International called on its website for an urgent action to “urge the Bahraini authorities to quash the conviction of leader Sheikh Ali Salman, the Secretary General of Bahrain’s main opposition party Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, and to release him immediately and unconditionally,” after the court of cassation reduced the nine-year prison sentence against him to four years.
Reuters: Bahrain's High Court Reduces Sentence of Top Opposition Leader
Bahrain's highest court on Monday overturned a nine-year-prison sentence imposed last year on the leader of Bahrain's banned main opposition party and restored his original sentence of four years in jail, local media and lawyers said.
Opposition Leader Undermines Court Decision to Reduce his Prison Sentence
Commenting on the Court of Cassation’s decision to reduce his prison sentence from 9 years to 4 years, the Secretary General of al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, undermined this step.
AFP: Bahrain Cuts Opposition Chief’s Jail Term
Bahrain's top court on Monday reduced the jail sentence of Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been in prison since 2014, a judicial source said.
Court of Cassation Overturns Sheikh Ali Salman’s 9-Year Sentence, Upholds 4-Year Jail Term against Him
The Bahraini court of cassation overturned on Monday (April 3, 2017) a verdict issued by appeals court sentencing the opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General to 9 years in prison.
Al-Wefaq SG: Detained Opposition Figures Reject New Measures Imposing Handcuffs, Prison Clothes
Al-Wefaq Secretary General, Sheikh Ali Salman, said in a phone call from Jaw Central Prison, that the prison authorities are trying to force detained opposition figures to move while in handcuffs.
Photos: Al-Wefaq Launches “A Plea of a Country” Book in Beirut
Al-Wefaq Society, along with other Arab and Lebanese movements, launched on Thursday (March 9, 2017) in Beirut, the book “A Plea of a Country” (Arabic version).
Al-Wefaq Launches "A Plea of a Country" Book Today in Beirut
Deputy Secretary General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, will launch today (March 9, 2017) "A Plea of a Country" book that contains plea texts of the leader of Bahraini opposition and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman.
Detained Opposition Figures Abstain from Family Visits in Protest of Reducing time to Half an Hour
Al-Wefaq Secretary General, Sheikh Ali Salman said on Tuesday that the opposition figures decided to abstain from family visits, in protest of prison authority decision to reduce time of visit from 1 hour to half an hour.
BCHR Issues its Annual Report: Unprecedented Campaign on Civil Society & 13000 Arrested Citizens
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that the year 2016 witnessed an unprecedented crackdown on human rights in the Kingdom of Bahrain, indicating that the authorities widened their attacks against freedoms and opposers and arrested about 1300 citizens.
Justice Minister Says No Dialogue with “Criminals”, Ibrahim Sharif Responds: Is there Anyone Left for Dialogue?
Bahrain’s Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said Tuesday (February 7, 2016) that the government will not sit for dialogue with anyone who dubs killers “martyrs”.
2 Years on his Arrest, Bahraini Opposition Leader Confirms Steadiness in Struggle for Democracy
On the 2nd year anniversary of his arrest, Bahraini opposition leader, al-Wefaq Society Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman, confirmed his steadiness in his struggle for democracy, praising the sacrifices of the Bahraini people.
UK Closely Monitors Sheikh Ali Salman’s Case
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Tobias Ellwood said that his country continues to monitor the case of the Bahraini detained opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, closely.
AFP: Bahrain Adjourns Trial of Opposition Leader
A Manama court on Thursday adjourned the trial of Bahraini opposition leader and rights activist Nabeel Rajab for a fourth time and rejected calls for his release, judicial sources said.
PHOTOS: Activists Display Opposition Figures Photos on Bahraini Embassy Walls in German Capital
A group of activists organized (Thursday, December 15, 2016) a picture projection display of detained Bahraini opposition figures, on walls of Bahraini Embassy in the German capital Berlin.
Scholars in Tyre, Lebanon Condemn Appeal Verdict against Sheikh Ali Salman
The Tyre Scholars Gathering denounced the appeals court sentence against the Bahraini opposition leader, and Secretary General of al-Wefaq Society, Sheikh Ali Salman. The
“Wa’ad” Demands Release of Sheikh Salman, Says Verdict Increases Political Complications
The National Democratic Action Society “Waad” demanded the release of Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, and writing-off his case in court.
In his First Comment on 9-Year Jail Term, Sheikh Salman Says: Verdict only Strengthened my Steadfastness
In his first comment on upholding his 9-year jail term, the leader of Bahraini opposition and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman said that the verdict issued against him “strengthened his steadfastness”.
Bahraini Clerics Deem Upholding Sheikh Ali Salman’s Sentence “Imprisonment of Political Work”
Bahraini clerics deemed the verdict that upheld the 9-year jail term against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman an imprisonment of opposing political activism and condemnation of national peace, bearing the British government “responsible for supporting the Bahraini regime in delving into the security option.”