AFP: Bahrain Top Court Rejects Release of Opposition Chief
Bahrain's top court rejected Monday a request to release Shiite opposition chief cleric Ali Salman, who is serving a nine-year jail term on charges of inciting hatred and forceful regime change.
Al-Wefaq: Al-Ahsa Crime Calls for Sincere Efforts to Eradicate Sources of Terrorism
Bahrain’s main opposition group, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, condemned the “heinous terrorist act” that targeted worshippers at the Imam Ridha Mosque located in the Al-Ahsa governorate, east of Saudi Arabia.
Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary-General: We Were Told for Years Our Economy Is Strong Yet Everything Was Revealed Suddenly
The Deputy Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, said: “We heard for years that our economy is strong and it would not be affected, suddenly the citizens discovered that they were deceived and should pay the price of this failure.”
Prosecution Summons Al-Musawi, Kadhem & Al-Salman for Participating in Al Wefaq’s Symposium
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Prosecution summoned on Tuesday (January 5, 2016) the Secretary-General of Wa’ad Society Radhi Al-Musawi, head of Al-Wefaq’s Shura Sayed Jameel Kadhem, and the Chairman of the Religious Freedom Committee in Bahrain Observatory Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman for interrogation on Wednesday.
Al-Wefaq General Secretariat: 2016 Begins amid Ongoing Political Crisis, Absence of Leaders & Shaky Local Scene
Bahrain Mirror: Al-Wefaq’s General Secretariat said in a statement after its regular weekly meeting on (December 22, 2015) that Bahrain will begin the new year amid a continued political crisis, an absence of opposition leaders and a shaky local scene.
Al-Wefaq: We Encourage Kerry’s Call for Reconciliation Yet Doors for Dialogue Shut by Authorities
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that its General Secretariat held its regular meeting at the society’s headquarters and discussed the main developments on the local, regional and international levels. One of the main points the society discussed during its meeting was John Kerry’s call to reach a national reconciliation in Bahrain.
Bahrain Sentences Majeed Milad to 2 Years in Prison...Al-Wefaq: Milad Is Prisoner of Conscience
Bahrain Mirror: A Bahraini court handed down a 2-year prison term to a member of the main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Majeed Milad. Al-Wefaq stressed that the trial of Milad is a trial of conscience, as it reflects the absence of any freedom of opinion and expression.
Bahrain’s National Audit Office: No Remarks on Al-Wefaq’s Record
Bahrain Mirror: The National Audit Office in Bahrain has confirmed Al-Wefaq’s compliance with its financial and administration requirements, and did not list remarks on the record of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society.
Bahrain’s Justice Ministry: Al-Wefaq to Resume Its Activities
Bahrain Mirror: The Office of Political Society Affairs at the Bahraini Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments announced that “the Al-Wefaq society is to resume its activities and its last general conference is to be adopted.”
Al-Wefaq: Bahraini Authorities Keep Sheikh Ali Salman in Detention Despite Court’s Void Procedures
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that the authorities decided to “keep Sheikh Ali Salman in detention despite the fact that the court’s procedures were void.”
Al-Wefaq: Independence Day Recalls the Necessity of Participation in Power
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society stressed that August 14 is a historic day in Bahrain and a badge of pride for all Bahrainis..