Sheikh Ali Salman Calls on Citizens to Take Coronavirus Vaccine, Abide by Medical Procedures
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society posted on its social media accounts a statement issued by its Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, in which he called on the people to take the Coronavirus vaccine and abide by medical procedures.
Reuters: Bahrain's High Court Reduces Sentence of Top Opposition Leader
Bahrain's highest court on Monday overturned a nine-year-prison sentence imposed last year on the leader of Bahrain's banned main opposition party and restored his original sentence of four years in jail, local media and lawyers said.
AFP: Bahrain Cuts Opposition Chief’s Jail Term
Bahrain's top court on Monday reduced the jail sentence of Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been in prison since 2014, a judicial source said.
AP: Rights Groups Blast Sentence against Bahrain Opposition Leader
The Associated Press (AP) reported on Monday that “Human rights groups are sharply criticizing a Bahraini appeal court's ruling upholding a nine-year prison sentence against the country's leading Shiite opposition figure [Sheikh Ali Salman].”
Amnesty: Sheikh Salman’s Verdict Arbitrary, Authorities Must Order his Immediate, Unconditional Release
Amnesty International (AI) issued a statement on its website, in which it condemned the 9-year prison verdict issued Monday against Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman.
Amnesty: Delaying Sheikh Ali Salman’s Appeals Hearing Means He Continues to be Denied Right to a Fair Trial
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International issued an urgent action petition calling on the international organizations and members to write appeals to the Bahraini authorities urging them to release Sheikh Ali Salman immediately, urging to “quash his conviction as he is a prisoner of conscience and continues to be denied the right to a fair trial.”
Akhbar Al-Khaleej: Court President Ordered not Bringing Sheikh Ali Salman to Trial... Verdict to be Issued in February 2015
Bahrain Mirror: The Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper, which has close ties with the Bahraini Prime Minister, said that the president of the first court of appeals decided not to bring the leader of the main Bahraini opposition group Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman, from prison to court.
Al-Wefaq’s Secretary-General Says his Trial in Appeals Court Is “Worse”
Bahrain Mirror: Secretary-General of the main opposition group in Bahrain Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, said that he wasn’t able to consult his defence panel days before his plea hearing scheduled on October 14, 2015.