3-Year Jail Term Handed down to 2 Suspects over Burning Couch in Protest against Execution of Martyrs Al-Malali and Al-Arab
The High Criminal Court sentenced two suspects, in presence, to 3 years in jail over charge of burning a couch in Al-Ma'amir.
Appeals Court Adjourns Ruling in Case of Death Convicts Hussein Mousa & Mohammad Ramadan until Dec. 25
The First High Criminal Court adjourned the ruling in case of death convicts Hussein Mousa and Mohammad Ramadan until December 25.
Court Issues Life Sentence against 5 Defendants, 5-Year Jail Term against Sixth in Political Case
The First High Criminal Court issued life sentence against 5 defendants and 5-year jail term against the sixth one in a political case.
Trial of Bahraini who Forged Passport of His Handicapped Brother to Leave Country Commences
A citizen wanted over cheques without balance cases made use of expiry of passport and ID of his handicapped brother, renewed them and put his own photo on them using the government's website. He used them for 3 years before he was arrested at the airport coming from a gulf states.
One-Year Prison Term Handed down to 2 Defendants Accused of Setting fire to Parliamentary Candidate Tent during 2018 Elections in Damistan
Bahrain's First High Criminal Court commuted a verdict against two defendants, accused of setting fire to a parliamentary candidate tent during 2018 elections in Damistan, from 5 to 1 year in prison and replaced their sentence by working in the service of community with their consent.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Joining Popular Resistance Brigades
The Appeals Court upheld a 3-year prison term against a defendant accused of joining the Popular Resistance Brigades (Saraya Al-Muqawama Al-Shabiya) and receiving military training in Iraq.
Court Abolishes Citizenship Revocation Sentence, Upholds 10-Year Jail Term against 2 Defendants over Assembling in Al-Ekr
The First High Criminal Court upheld a 10-year jail term against two defendants who took part, along with others, in an assembly in Al-Ekr and abolished citizenship revocation sentence against them.
Court Upholds 10-Year Jail Term, Life Sentence against Defendants in Bahraini Hezbollah Case
The First High Appeals Criminal Court upheld a 10-year jail term and 100,000 BD fine against a defendant in "Bahraini Hezbollah" case and a life imprisonment and 100,000 BD against another defendant.
Court Issues 10-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Assembling in Hamad Town
The Fifth High Criminal Appeals Court sentenced a defendant to 10 years in jail over assembly case in Hamad Town.
10-Year Jail Term Handed down to Two Defendants Accused of Joining Feb. 14 Coalition
The First High Criminal Court issued 10-year jail term against two youths, fined the first defendant 100,000 BD and the second 500 BD over taking part in February 14 coalition acts and printing banners and photos for the coalition.
Appeals Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against 2 Defendants in Political Case
The First High Criminal Appeals Court upheld a 3-year jail verdict against 2 out of 5 suspects over trafficking the first appellant, who is wanted since 4 years in a political case, through land outside the country using his brother's identity card.
Court Upholds 5-Year Jail Term against Suspect in Political Case
The First High Criminal Appeals Court upheld a 5-year and one-month jail term against a suspect in a political motivated case.
Appeals Court Upholds Verdicts against 9 Defendants Accused of Managing "Ahrar Damistan" Account
The First High Appeals Criminal Court rejected the appeals of a convict sentenced to two years in prison and upheld verdicts issued against 8 others in a case of managing an account on social media outlets.
Court Abolishes Citizenship Revocation Sentence, Upholds Life Imprisonment against Defendant
The First High Appeals Criminal Court abolished citizenship revocation sentence against a suspect in a political case and upheld life sentence and 100,000 BD fine against him.
Court Upholds 6-Month Jail Term against Suspect Accused of Distributing Political Publications in Al-Malikiya
The First High Criminal Court issued 6-month jail term against a suspect accused of distributing political publications.
Prison Term of 3 Citizens in Diraz Sit-in Case Commuted
The First High Criminal Appeals Court issued its ruling in 4 appealing objections out of 167 defendants in case of dispersing the sit-in held outside house of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim in Diraz. The court accepted 3 objections in form and rejected the fourth one.
Life Term Handed down to 5 Defendants, 7-Year Prison Term to 2 Others in Saraya Al-Ashtar Case
The Fourth High Criminal Court issued life term sentence against 5 suspects and 7-year prison term against 2 others over charge of joining Saraya Al-Ashtar.
Case of Dr. Sharifa Siwar Postponed to Nov. 14 for Ruling
The Minor Criminal Court adjourned the trial of Dr. Sharifa Siwar until November 14 for ruling. Siwar is accused of publically slandering the plaintiffs, publishing false news and misusing social media outlets.
Cassation Court Upholds Conviction of Al-Dossari and Al-Arabi for Receiving Money from Qatari Minister
The Court of Cassation upheld on Wednesday (October 9, 2019) the two verdicts issued against convicts in receiving money from a former Qatari Minister, aiming at affecting the Parliamentary elections in Bahrain. The first instance court had sentenced Waheed Al-Dossari to 5 years in prison and Hasan Al-Araibi to 3 years.
Judiciary Shows Mercy to Torturer, Pitiless towards Bahraini Women: Story of 3 Sisters from Diraz
This is where the situation in Bahrain has led us- a judiciary appointed by that King, practicing unprecedented brutality and cruelty. The judicial authorities have refused to replace the punishment of three sisters arrested in a political case with an alternative penalty, yet at the same time refused to imprison an Arab woman who tortured her child who was less than two years old back then, in order to ensure that the justice of the court be served by protecting the "reunion of the family".