Parliamentary Question to Justice Minister: What are Your Plans for Expanding Alternative Punishment Program?
MP Ghazi Al Rahma raised a Parliamentary to the Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa about the ministry's preparations for the development and expansion of alternative punishment programs, and the level of cooperation it is carrying out with charities and civil society organizations to implement these programs.
Was Al-Shuwaikh Obsequy Dome Demolished or Did it Collapse?
On Sunday, May 17, 2020, the Dome of Al-Shuwaikh obsequy built in the Bahraini village of Barbar collapsed. Its collapse once again brought to light the religious persecution that the Shiite community in Bahrain suffers from as well as the constant restrictions on their religious rites.
Minister of Justice De-Lists Special Notary, Suspends Lawyer for 9 Years
Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa issued a decision to de-list a special notary, on the recommendation of the Disciplinary Committee.
Justice Ministry Prevents Non-Bahraini Legists from Giving Consultation or Following any Administrative Measure in Ministry
Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa issued a circular banning law firms that employ non-Bahraini legists from allowing these legists to give legal consultation directly to their clients on behalf of the licensed office or running law firms themselves. The circular also prohibited non-lawyers enlisted in the lawyers lists to follow any administrative procedures at any of the ministry's departments as of September 1, 2019.
Head of Endowments Directorate Letter to King: Testimony of Shia Persecution in Bahrain
Activists working on the Bahraini file since Wednesday May 8, 2019, can present the letter of complaint, sent by the Jaafaria Endowments Directorate to the King, as official document shedding light on discrimination and persecution experienced by Bahraini Shiites in all aspects of life.
178 Corruption Cases Referred by NAO to Prosecution during 5 Years, 129 Closed: Minister
Bahrain's Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa said that the number of corruption cases filed by the Financial and Administrative National Audit Office, which the Public Prosecution has began investigating, has reached 178 in the past five years, 129 of which have been closed.
Justice Ministry Prevents Seminar Discussing March 1965 Uprising in Nationalist Democratic Assembly
Nationalist Democratic Assembly announced on Thursday (March 7, 2019) that the justice ministry prevented it from holding a seminar at the society's headquarters about the March uprising that took place in 1965.
Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Demands Sheikh Ali Salman’s Release
Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar joined the calls to release Bahraini opposition leader Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Ali Salman whom the cassation court has recently upheld his life term, which has drawn wide criticism from the international community.
Eight Lawyers Disciplinary Suspended between One Month and a Year
The Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs issued a decision banning 8 lawyers (6 males and 2 females) from practicing the profession for periods ranging from one month to one year, over complaints from their clients related to receiving money without returning the cases to them.
Ministry of Justice Starts Studying Proposed Unified Family Law
Khalid bin Al Khalifa, Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment, said that the ministry stated that the ministry has begun studying the proposal submitted by the Shura Council to the Cabinet to issue a unified family law in the light of studies based on realistic issues and actual needs and in consultation with the Supreme Judicial Council.
Court of Appeals: 3-Year Jail Term Handed down to Suspect over Burning Tires in Samaheej
Bahraini high court of appeals upheld a court of first instance's verdict against an appellant. The court had sentenced him to 3 years in prison over arson and assembly in Samaheej.
At Times of Unified Prayers, Bahrain Justice Minister Allows Jassim Al-Saeedi to Deliver Lectures Again
The Bahraini Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs, Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa allowed on Wednesday (July 8, 2015) the preacher of Sabika Al-Nisf Mosque in Isa town, the extremist Salafist Jassim Al-Saeedi to deliver sermons again.