Ibrahim Bahr Candidacy Rejected over Affiliation to Opposition Wa'ad Society
Artist Ibrahim Bahr said that the Northern Governorate Supervisory Committee rejected his nomination papers because he belonged to the opposition Wa'ad Society, which was dissolved by the authorities.
Cassation Court Postpones Looking into Wa’ad Dissolution Until Technical Office Issues it Report
Cassation Court rejected on Monday (March 19, 2018) an urgent request demanding to stop the dissolution of National Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad), the second largest opposing political society in the country, and adjourned that case until the technical office issues its report.
Cassation Court Considers Appeal against Wa’ad Dissolution on March 19
Ahmad Al-Ghasra, member of National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), the second largest opposition society in the country, said that the cassation court will consider the appeal against Wa’ad dissolution on March 19.
AFP: Bahrain Charges Opposition Figure with “Inciting Hatred”
Bahraini liberal opposition figure Ibrahim Sharif was charged on Monday with "inciting hatred" against the regime with his tweets, a human rights group said.
Ebrahim Sharif Summoned for Interrogation Today Coinciding with “Wa’ad Society Dissolution” Trial
Bahraini Public Prosecution summoned on Sunday the prominent dissident and former secretary-general of Wa’ad Society, Ebrahim Sharif, for interrogation today.
HR Groups Describe Lawsuit Raised to Dissolve Wa’ad Society as “Vexatious”
Number of human rights organizations described the lawsuit raised by the Bahraini Justice Ministry against the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) as “vexatious”.
Wa’ad Central Committee Rejects Ministry of Justice’s Accusations: They Target Political Action
The central committee in the National Democratic Action Society “Wa'ad” rejected the accusations raised by the ministry of justice against the society and considered them among the steps that target the freedom of political action in Bahrain and confront the political and economic reform attempts followed by Wa’ad.
Bahrain Moves to Ban Opposition Party and Let Army Courts Try Civilians, The Guardian
Bahrain Justice ministry files lawsuit to dissolve Wa’ad society, while parliament approves constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians amid fresh crackdown on dissent and human rights.
Wa’ad Demands to Unveil Fate of Citizen Forcibly Disappeared since 40 Days
The National Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad) expressed its deep concerns at the enforced disappearance of Bahraini citizen Sayed Alawi Sayed Hussein and considered his disappearance a constitutional and legal violation incriminated by the international law. It is to mention that Sayed Alawi has been forcibly disappeared since about 40 days.
Wa’ad Demands Release of Ghada Jamshir for Humanitarian Reasons, Deteriorating Health Status
The National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) demanded the release of detained activists Ghada Jamshir, who was arrested by the Bahraini authorities last August 15.
Wa’ad Launches 8th Conference, Confirms Adherence to Opposition Demands
The National Democratic Action Society “Wa’ad” launched its 8th annual conference in presence of representatives from Bahraini political societies, and Arab and Gulf parties.
“Wa’ad” Central Committee: We Adhere to “Principle of Elected Government”
The Central Committee of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) reasserted its adherence to the Manama Document, which includes the principle of elected government.
Ministry of Justice Considers Wa’ad Visit to Ashura Gatherings in Violation to Associations Law
Yousif Al-Khaja said that the society received a notice from the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs stating that the society has violated the political association’s law over its members’ visit to Ashura gatherings.
Wa’ad on Ashura: Religious Freedoms are Protected by International Charters
The National Democratic Action Society “Wa’ad” praised the Bahraini people and Islamic world on Ashura and said he greatest lesson learned is to adhere to national unity, confront the systematic division schemes and block the way before those who plan division between the sons of one nation.
Wa’ad Deems FM Statement Praising War Criminal Peres Unacceptable
The National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) believed that the statements of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa praising former Zionist President, Shimon Peres, were unacceptable.
Wa'ad Believes Dissolving Al-Wefaq Undermines Public Political Action
The National Democratic Action Society - Wa'ad believed that the decision to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society undermines the public political action. This stance came after the appeals court upheld a decision to dissolve Al-Wefaq.
Wa’ad to Hold Extraordinary Conference to Amend Statute
Bahrain Mirror: The National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) will hold an extraordinary conference on Friday (November 6, 2015) at 9:00 a.m., at the Bahrain Society of Engineers headquarters in order to amend its statute.
Wa’ad: Bahrain Needs National Unity Government to Face Budget Deficit
Bahrain Mirror: The National Democratic Action Society “Wa'ad” called on the Bahraini authorities to form a national unity government to face the financial crisis due to the drop in fuel prices and budget deficit.
Amnesty International: Bahrain Intends to Silence Dissident Voices by Imprisoning Ebrahim Sharif
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International called on the Bahraini authorities to release political activist Ebrahim Sharif, former Secretary General of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), and end his ongoing prosecution.