Trial of Sayed Ahmad Al-Wadaei’s Mother-in-Law Commences
A Bahraini court postponed on Sunday (May 7, 2017) the trial of a Bahraini woman, his son, nephew and others, to May 22. The suspects are accused of putting a hoax bomb in A’ali village.
On Int’l Women’s Day, Bahrain Transparency Calls for Release of Women Detainees
Bahrain Transparency Society (BTS) issued a statement on International Women’s Day Wednesday, in which is called on the Bahraini authorities to release all women detainees held in cases linked to freedom of opinion and expression.
Judge Stops One-Year Jail Sentence Issued against Woman until Her Husband Finishes Serving Same Sentence
The execution Judge Ibrahim Al-Zayed decided to stop the execution of a one-year jail sentence issued against a Bahraini woman convicted over hiding her nephew, who is convicted over political cases, until her husband finishes serving the same sentence over the same case.
Bahrain: Angry Protests Burst after MoI, Gov’t Media Published Photos of Detained Bahraini Women
The streets of Bahrain witnessed today angry protests against the Ministry of Interior and government media outlets publishing photos for 4 Bahraini women accused by the authorities of joining terrorist cells.
Prosecution Detains Faten Hussein for 45 Days Pending Investigation
Bahrain's Public Prosecution decided on Monday (February 13, 2017) to keep detainee Faten Hussein in custody for 45 days pending investigations.
Authorities Summon Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh for Interrogation Tomorrow
Social media activists said that the Bahraini authorities summoned activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh for interrogation tomorrow (Sunday, January 22, 2017) at Muharraq police station.
Public Prosecution Releases Detainee Anwar Shubbar on 100 BD Bail
Family of detained youth Anwar Shubbar Ali Sayed Naser (21 years) said that the Public Prosecution issued on Monday (January 2, 2017) a decision releasing her on 100 BD bail, stressing that Anwar headed to the Salmaniya Medical Complex as soon as she was released to check on her infant baby Isa after his health deteriorated.
Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Bahraini Woman over Insulting Judiciary via Twitter
The second high appeals court accepted the objection in form but refused it in content and upheld the appealed verdict that sentenced a Bahraini woman to one year in prison over publically insulting the judiciary authority.
BCHR: Information about Female Prisoners of Conscience Getting Beaten and Threatened by Criminal Detainee
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it received information stating that some female detainees over political cases in Hamad town prison were subjected to beating and threatening by a criminal prisoner.
Bahraini Khawla Mattar Wins United Nations Secretary-General Award for Courage
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the Bahraini Khawla Mattar won the United Nations Secretary-General award of for courage.
Bahraini Court Upholds 1-Year Jail Term against Woman over Insulting Judiciary on Twitter
The second major court headed by Judge Badr Al-Abdullah upheld a 1-year imprisonment sentence against a Bahraini woman, for insulting the judiciary in public.
Prosecution Renews Detention of Taiba Ismail for 15 Days, Charges her with Insulting King on Twitter
A court renewed the detention of detainee Taiba Ismail for 15 additional days over the charge of insulting the king.
Court Hands down 6-Month Prison Term to Activist Maasouma Al-Sayed over Assembly
A Bahraini court sentenced today (July 26, 2016) activist Maasouma Al-Sayed to 6 months in prison over charge of assembly.
Detention of Taiba Ismail Extended for 10 More Days
Public Prosecution extended on Tuesday (July 19, 2016) the detention of Taiba Ismail for 10 more days to finish interrogating her over the charge of misusing social media.
Bahraini Authorities Release Layal Abdulnabi, Detained since March 10 Jaw Prison Unrest
Bahraini activists stated that the authorities in Bahrain released Layla Abdulnabi who was arrested on March 10, 2015, when unrest broke out in Jaw Central Prison
BCHR: 37 Arrests Including Woman During 3rd Week of December
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) stated that the Bahraini authorities arrested 37 citizens including 5 children and a woman during the third week of December, 2015, 27% of whom were arrested in illegal house raids.
Statistical Report: Bahrain Ranked Eighth among Arab Countries in Terms of Female Prisoners
Bahrain Mirror: A statistical report stated that Bahrain occupies the eighth rank among Arab countries in terms of female prisoners’ rate, as they reached 4.7% of the total number of detainees in Bahrain, i.e is 189 female prisoners.
Zahra Al-Sheikh Released After Serving Full One-Year Prison Sentence
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini authorities released detainee Zahra Al-Sheikh after serving a full one-year sentence in prison over charges of “unlawful assembly and assaulting policemen”.
Nafeesa Al-Asfoor: I am Free and My Future is in my Hands
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s security authorities released detainee Nafeesa Al-Asfoor who spent almost three years in prison.