Sadiq Al-Shaabani Released after 5 Years in Jail over “Bahrain Tamarod” Case
The security authorities released on Thursday (Febraury 14, 2019) detainee Sadiq Al-Shaabani after spending 5 years in jail over what is known as "Bahrain Tamarod" case.
Al-Wefaq Comments on Gov't Committee Meeting: Citizenship Not Consolidated by Empowering Naturalized Persons
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued on Tuesday (February 5, 2019) a comment on the first meeting of the committee formed to follow up the implementation of the National Plan to promote the spirit of belonging to the nation and consolidate the values of citizenship that was approved by the cabinet.
Al-Wefaq: New Government Cloned from Previous Governments, Involved in Large Corruption Cases
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said in a statement on Wednesday (November 5, 2018) that the Bahraini regime has appointed another government, which was cloned from previous governments, almost identically with a minor change. This government has not changed in form or content since the establishment of the modern state of Bahrain.
On it Establishment Anniversary: Al-Wefaq says it Won’t Calm Down or Retreat
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society considered all the sacrifices and the targeting of its men, entity and cadres to be cheap compared to the interest of the nation and all the citizens.
At Least 5 Candidates Rejected for Belonging to “Dissolved” Societies
The supreme committee for the general supervision of the safety of the election refused the candidacy application of each of businessman Mohammad Hasan Al-Aradi, Sheikh Mohamad Said Al-Aradi, Nader Abdulimam, Yousef Al-Buri, Hussein Al-Eskafi, Majed Taher, Ali Shamtout and Jaafar Daif.
Al-Wefaq Deplores Ongoing 700-Day Siege on Diraz, Calls for Lifting Ayatollah Qassim’s House Arrest
Bahrain-based Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that the town of Diraz, west of the capital Manama, has completed on Monday 700 days of the siege imposed on the area.
Bahraini Opposition to Reveal National Political Scheme; Says Al-Wefaq Deputy SG
Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi announced that the Bahraini opposition will reveal a new national political scheme in the upcoming period, without adding any details.
Al-Wefaq on 7th February 14 Anniversary: We Believe in Political Resolution, Can Achieve another 98.4%
Marking seventh anniversary of the February 14, 2011 movement, Bahrain's Al-Wefaq Society said they managed as Bahrainis to “achieve 98.4% with our strong will, and we still have the same energy to carry on,” referring to the anniversary of the vote on the National Action Charter on February 14, 2001.
Al-Wefaq: Arrest of Sheikh Al-Dairy Condemned, Comes within Attack Series against Clerics in Bahrain
Bahrain's largest opposition society, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, condemned the arrest of Shiite cleric and former Al-Wefaq MP Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy, after a court upheld a one-year jail term against him, over taking part in Diraz protest held in support with Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Al-Wefaq Sees that Adding Sheikh Sultan to Terror Lists Reflects Political Exploitation
Al-Wefaq Society said that classifying one of Bahrain’s parliamentarians, Sheikh Hasan Sultan, as a terrorist in Gulf blacklists reveals that these Gulf terror lists are targeting people of differing opinions and peaceful activists in the political field.
Al-Wefaq Express Condolences on Ashura, Denounce Gov’t Continued Assaults on Religious Manifestations
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition political group in Bahrain, expressed their deepest condolences over the occasion of Ashura, condemning the Bahraini authorities’ continued attacks on Ashura-related religious manifestations.
Al-Wefaq Stresses that Qatari PM Calls were among Mediation Efforts, He Met Bahraini King Afterwards
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said in a statement after Bahraini official TV aired a recorded phone call between the society’s Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman and former Qatari Prime Minister that the regime is not courage enough to air the full conversation. It cut parts of it in order to mislead the local and Gulf public opinion, defame the image of the national opposition and extend the prison term of this senior national leader, stressing that holding calls with the international society and diplomatic parties is the core of the political work.
Al-Wefaq Says it’s Not Part of Gulf Crisis, Receives Initiatives from Kuwait, Saudi, Qatar & Turkey
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that it is “not part of the Gulf crisis over Qatar”, commenting on the recent propaganda against it. Al-Wefaq confirmed that it “has, since the beginning of the crisis, received many initiatives from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, and other foreign countries.
Al-Wefaq: Ayatollah Qassim's Continued House Arrest and Heightened Security Measures Warn of Worse to Come
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that keeping the leader of Shia majority in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, under house arrest and tightening the security and judiciary measures against pro-democracy, rights and freedoms citizens warn of the worst to come in this political crisis.
Al-Wefaq: Verdict against Ayatollah Qassim Targets Jaafari Sect, Triggers Need for Our Protection as Humans
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society confirmed in a statement that the regime is leading Bahrain into a new crisis believed to be the biggest and widest.
Government's War on Activists Vehicles: A Series of Electric Fires
On December 17, 2012, Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman addressed the authorities in a tweet, deeming them responsible for the assaults against properties of opposition members.
Sheikh Ali Salman Calls on Authorities Not to Drag Country into Deep Abyss
Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman called on the Bahraini authorities to "rationalize" in reference to the verdict expected to be issued tomorrow Sunday in the case raised against Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Leader in Al-Wefaq to Al-Mayadeen Channel: Leakages Say Sheikh Qassim's Verdict would be Imprisonment & Forcible Deportation
Al-Mayadeen Channel said on its website that anxiety and tension in Bahrain escalated with the countdown of the sentence hearing of the highest religious authority in the country, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Index on Censorship: Wa’ad Calls for Solidarity against its Dissolution
Index on Censorship said in an article it published on its website the Farida Ghulam, the wife of Ebrahim Sharif, the former secretary-general of Bahraini opposition group National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), has written an open letter to political and human rights institutions worldwide calling for solidarity against the dissolution of Wa’ad.
Al-Wefaq Condemns Terrorist Attacks on Egypt, Calls to Seriously Fight Terrorism
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the terrorist attacks that targeted two churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria and left large number of innocent victims.