Forcibly Exiled MPs to IPU Secretary-General: Bahrain Very Distant from Implementing Principles You Promote
Forcibly exiled Bahraini MPs called on Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Secretary-General Martin Chungong to demand Bahrain, which is currently hosting the IPU 146th General Assembly, to release all political prisoners, on top Al-Wefaq Secretary-General and former MP Sheikh Ali Salman as well as former MP Sheikh Hasan Isa.
Bahrain: Security Forces Arrest Citizens, Prevents Sit-in at Beit Al Quran in Manama to Denounce the Burning of the Holy Quran
Security forces in Bahrain were present in the vicinity of the Swedish Embassy and the Beit Al Quran (House of the Quran) Museum in the capital, Manama, to prevent citizens from holding a gathering to condemn the burning of the Holy Quran.
Al-Wefaq Calls on Bahrain Authorities Not to Retaliate against Prisoners: What They're Subjected to is a Crime
Commenting on the increasing demands of prisoners to improve the living conditions in Bahraini prisons, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that what political prisoners are being subjected to is a crime and constitutes a threat to the lives of political prisoners.
What if Sheikh Ali Salman Refused to Receive Hamad bin Jassim's Call in 2011?
After the two ministers sat with the king, it was decided that Hamad bin Jassim would make a phone call, on behalf of the Gulf Cooperation Council states, to the Secretary-General of the Al-Wefaq Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, and this indeed took place. It was a public and completely open call, and made with the permission of the Manama authorities. This was later confirmed by Hamad bin Jassim during a television interview.
Al-Wefaq: Bahrain's Sham Elections Failed, Further Repression and Violations Expected in Coming Period
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a statement in which it said that the "Bahraini regime conducted a sham election process amid political repression and flagrant human rights violations, while violations and harassment are expected to increase in the coming period."
Sheikh Al-Daihi Announces Al-Wefaq's Complete Boycott of Bahrain's "Farcical Elections" in Event Held in Beirut
Deputy Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, announced the Society's full boycott of Bahrain's parliamentary and municipal elections in a speech he delivered on Friday (November 4, 2022) at an event held in Beirut, entitled "Word of the Homeland".
Al-Wefaq Hopes His Holiness the Pope Undertakes Initiative for Serious Dialogue between Regime and People
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society expressed its hope that His Holiness the Pope undertakes a humanitarian initiative and adopts a call for serious dialogue between the regime and the people, noting that the country lacks true tolerance.
Al-Wefaq Offers Condolences to Al-Qatif People on Martyrdom of 41, Stresses that Language of Killing Condemned
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condoled the people of Qatif for the martyrdom of a group of their sons, after the Saudi authorities executed 81 detainees, including 41 from Al-Qatif and Al-Awamiyah.
Al-Wefaq: More than 300 Violations, 118 Peaceful Protests in February
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society monitored the most prominent events in February 2022 and the violations carried out by the authorities, which resulted in the arrest of dozens, including a woman and three children, in addition to the enforced disappearance of two detainees.
Bahraini Opposition to Commemorate Feb 14 Uprising in Lebanon
Baqer Darwish, president of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights, stressed that the Bahraini opposition respects the Lebanese state and its laws, and confirmed that the two events that will be organized by Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society and February 14 Coalition will be held at Risalat Hall, in Lebanon, on February 14 and 15.
Al-Wefaq: 16 Protests and 37 Security Raids Monitored during Fourth Week of January
Al-Wefaq Islamic National Society documented a number of violations practiced against citizens and detainees during the fourth week of January, most notably the arrest case of Ahmed Jaafar Ali, who was forcibly extradited by the Serbian authorities.
Al-Wefaq: Courts Issued Total Prison Sentences of 38 Years, BD 400,000 Fine within One Week
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that it monitored more than 60 human rights violations against citizens and detainees within the second week of January.
Bahrain: 36 Human Rights Violations in First Week of January 2022
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that it documented 36 cases of human rights violations against citizens in the first week of 2022.
Why is Bahrain Creating a Political Crisis with Lebanon?
The conference held by Al-Wefaq to launch a human rights report in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, is not the first Bahraini opposition activity, and will not be its last, of course. However, we can say that this conference included no provocation to the regime in Bahrain that would evoke all this alerting.
BFHR Head Responds to Deportation Request: You Haven't Had Enough of Epidemic of Violations in Bahrain, You Want to Export it Abroad
Head of the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights commented on the Bahraini Interior Minister request from his Lebanese counterpart to deport members of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society from Lebanon saying "Government of oppression, haven't you had enough of the epidemic of violations inside Bahrain to export it abroad?"
Al-Wefaq Calls on Gov't to Immediately Respond to Demand of 3 UN Experts to Visit Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society called on the Bahraini government to respond promptly to a request by three UN experts to visit Bahrain to look closely at the human rights situation and make recommendations.
Al-Wefaq Criticizes Manama Dialogue: Countries Launch Dialogue in a Country that Rejects Internal Dialogue
Bahrain's opposition Al-Wefaq Society called on the participants in the Manama Dialogue to urge the Bahraini regime to put an end to the political repression, marginalization, tyranny, and rejection of internal dialogue.
Alya Radhi: I Saw Sheikh Ali Salman's Tears as I Have Never Seen Before
Alya Radhi, wife of imprisoned opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman, said that the most painful situation for Salman was the moment of the attack on the Pearl Roundabout and the killing of citizens who were sleeping peacefully in the events on "Bloody Thursday".
Next Century Foundation Stresses Bahrain's Need to Free, Inclusive Elections, Calls for Resuming Dialogue between Gov't and Opposition
The New Century Foundation stressed in a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council in the framework of the 18th session that holding of free and fair elections is essential, and this requires the participation of the opposition groups.
Israeli Foreign Minister's Visit to Bahrain Rejected: Al-Wefaq
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society announced its absolute rejection of the Israeli Foreign Minister's visit to Bahrain's capital, Manama.