Court Issues 6-Month Jail Term against Defendant, 2-Month against 2 Others in Case of Distributing Publications in Al-Malikiya
The High Criminal Court sentenced a defendant to 6 months in jail in case of distributing political publications in several languages calling for disobedience and closing of shops in Al-Malikiya.
Shiite Cleric Receives One-Year Jail Term over Charge of Defaming the Caliphs
The Fourth Minor Criminal Court sentenced a Shiite cleric to one year in jail over "defaming" the Caliphs and the companions of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
3-Year Jail Term Handed down to 4 Suspects Accused of Smuggling Wanted Person in Political Case via Land
The First High Criminal Court handed down a 3-year jail to 4 suspects accused of smuggling a wanted person in political case since 2015 to outside Bahrain, using his brother's (second suspect) identity card without his knowledge. The court acquitted the second suspect of the charges brought against him.
Cassation Court Upholds Verdicts Reaching Life Sentences against 55 defendants in “Zulfiqar Brigades” Case, Overrules Citizenship Revocation
The Cassation Court upheld verdicts issued against 55 defendants in Zulfiqar Brigades case and overruled their citizenship revocation sentences.
Court Upholds 10-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Causing Blast in Ma'ameer in 2015
The High Appeals Criminal Court rejected the objection appeals presented by a defendant accused, along with 5 others, of causing a blast in Ma'ameer in 2015, and upheld the 10-year jail term issued by the first-instance court.
Appeals Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against 2 Defendants Accused of Assembling in Diraz
The High Appeals Court upheld 3-year jail verdict against two defendants accused of assembling in Diraz and fined each of them 500 BD.
Appeals Court Upholds Sentences Reaching Life Term, Citizenship Revocation against 5 Defendants in Political Case
The Appeals Criminal Court upheld verdicts against 5 defendants in a political case. It upheld a life jail sentence against an appellant out of 7, 10-year jail term against 2, 5 year-jail term against a female suspect and 3-year jail term against the last one, as well as their citizenship revocation.
Court Orders Arrest of Forensic Physician in Appeal Case of Death Row Convicts Mohammad Ramadan & Hussein Mousa
After failing to appear to give his testimony in more than one hearing, the High Criminal Appeals Court issued an order to arrest the forensic physician in the case of the two prisoners on death row, Mohammad Ramadan Isa and Hussein Ali Mousa.
Appeals: Jail Sentences Reaching Life Prison against 7 Defendants Accused of Causing Blast in Karana
The Fifth High Appeals Court upheld the verdicts issued against 7 defendants accused of planting explosive under the ground in a sand field in Karana, alluring police forces to the scene and detonating it.
Court Upholds 10-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Burning Policeman's Car in Karzakan
The High Criminal Appeals Court upheld a 10-year jail verdict against a Bahraini accused of burning, along with another suspect, a policeman's car in Karzakan. The second suspect's verdict was earlier commuted to 5 year in jail. The court also bound both of the suspects to pay together 5804 BD for the damages they caused and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Trial of Journalist Jaafar Al-Jamri Adjourned until June 25
A Bahraini court looked into the case of Journalist Jaafar Al-Jamri over case of tweets he posted on Twitter, and decided to adjourn it until June 25 for pleading.
Court Upholds 15-Year Prison Term against Defendant Accused of Assembling and Acquiring Molotov
The First High Criminal Appeals Court upheld a 15-year jail term issued against a youth and 6 others over assembling, acquiring Molotov and attacking a policeman.
6 Defendants Receive 3-Year Prison Term over Assembling in Diraz
The High Appeals Criminal Court commuted the sentences of 6 appellants in assembling case in Diraz and detonating a bomb in 2014 near a barber shop.
Appeals Court Upholds 5-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Putting Fake Bomb in Al-Sahla
The High Appeals Court upheld a 5-year jail term against defendant accused of assembling and putting fake bomb in Al-Sahla.
Cassation Court Issues 7-Year Jail Term against Two Defendants over Attacking Police Patrol in A'ali
The Cassation Court rejected challenges of two convicts in case of hurling Molotov against police patrol in A'ali and burning it.
Court Upholds 15-Year Jail Term against Suspect in "Arms Warehouse" Case in Tubli
The First High Criminal Appeals Court upheld a 15-year jail verdict against an appellant out of 12 suspects in "arms warehouse" case in Tubli and fined him 1000 BD.
Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Suspect over Burning Tires in Tubli
The First High Appeals Criminal Court upheld a verdict sentencing an appellant to one year in jail over assembling and burning tires.
Appeals: 3-Year Jail Term Handed down to Defendant Accused of Putting Fake Bomb in A'ali
The Appeals Court upheld 3-year jail term against a defendant accused of putting fake bomb on Sheikh Zayed Street in A'ali.
Prosecution Appeals Acquittal of "Daily Tribune" Chairman Rejected
The First High Appeals Criminal Court rejected the public prosecution appeals of the acquittal verdict issued against the English-speaking Daily Tribune newspaper chairman.
One-Year Jail Term Handed down to Suspect Accused of Assembling in A'ali
The First High Criminal Appeals Court sentenced a suspect to one year in jail over assembling in A'ali.