Cassation Court Upholds Death Sentences against Ahmad Al-Abbar and Hussein Mahdi over Killing Policeman in Karbabad
Bahrain's Cassation court upheld on Monday (May 21, 2018) death sentences against Ahmad Al-Abbar and Hussein Ali Mahdi over case of killing Asian policeman Mohammad Nafid in Karbabad.
UN Experts: Death Sentences against 4 Bahrainis Breached Fair Trial, Suspects Should Have Never Been Convicted in First Place
UN human rights experts have called for the retrial of four men sentenced to death by a Bahraini military court in a collective trial that breached fair trial and due process guarantees and confessions obtained under torture.
MoI Sends Warning Letters to Senior Shiite Clerics in Bahrain Following their Last Statements
The Ministry of Interior addressed personal letters to senior Shiite cleric in Bahrain (Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi, Sheikh Abdulhussein Al-Sitri, Sheikh Mohammed Saleh Al-Rubai and Sheikh Mohammed Sanqour), who undersigned a statement dated April 26, 2018, regarding the death penalty which was commuted to life in jail for convicts indicted in the attempted murder of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief. The ministr
Bahrain King said Marshal was behind Decision Not to Ratify Death Sentences against Defendants Accused of Plotting to Assassinate Him
King of Bahrain sent a letter to the Military Commander-in-Chief in which he said that the latter's approach to forgiveness and tolerance led to his decision to commute the death penalty.
Senior Shiite Clerics in Statement: We Hope Step to Overrule Death Sentences Will Affect Remaining Inmates, Look Forward to Nation with No Prisoners
Bahrain's top Shiite clerics described in a statement the decision to “overrule the death sentences” of those accused of plotting to assassinate the army chief as “a welcomed and praised step.”
AP: Bahrain King Commutes 4 Death Sentences to Life in Prison
Bahrain's king has commuted four death sentences handed down by a military tribunal in the island kingdom, which included three civilians and one soldier.
King Hamad Ratifies Commuting Death Sentences of Convicts to Life Sentences in Marshal Case
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ratified today (April 26, 2018) commuting the death sentences, upheld by the military court yesterday, to life sentences, in the case known as attempting to assassinate the marshal.
Appeals Court Upholds Death Sentence against Salman Isa, Life Sentences against 5 Others over Charge of Killing Pakistani Officer
The high appeals court in Bahrain upheld on Wednesday (March 7, 2018) the verdict issued by the cassation court regarding the appeals of 6 defendants accused of killing the Pakistani police officer Mahmoud Fareed, and upheld death sentence against Salman Isa and life sentence against 5 others as well as the ruling revoking the citizenships of all convicts.
Appeals Court Upholds Death Penalty against Sayed Ahmad Al-Abbar and Hussein Mahdi over Killing Policeman in Karbabad
The High Appeals Court upheld death sentences against Hussein Mahdi and Sayed Ahmad Al-Abbar, who are accused of killing policeman Mohammad Nafid through Karbabad blast.
Cassation Court Upholds Death Sentence against Suspect Accused of Blasting Bomb that Killed Fakhriya Muslim
The Court of Cassation today upheld the appealed sentences in the case of deliberate murder and foreign intelligence connections, the Chief of Terror Crime Prosecution, Advocate General Ahmed Al-Hammadi, said.
Petition Signed by 15 Thousands Calling on “Theresa May” to Interfere to Stop Mohammad Ramadan’s Execution
The British Reprieve Organization urged to sign an online petition to call on the UK government to end its assistance to Bahrain's death penalty system and take steps to prevent Mohammad Ramadan’s execution.
Amnesty Int’l Calls for Quashing Maher Al-Khabbaz’s Death Sentence: Trial Relied on “Confessions” Extracted under Torture
Amnesty International called for quashing the death sentence imposed by Bahraini Court of Cassation against Maher Al-Khabbaz, highlighting that it followed a trial which relied on “confessions” extracted under torture.
Two Sentenced to Death, 19 to Life in Prison, 47 Stripped of their Nationalities in Jaw Prison Escape & Police Officer Murder Case
A Bahraini court today issued harsh sentences against 58 defendants in the case involving the Jaw Prison escape, harboring of fugitives and killing of police officer Al-Hammadi.
Cassation Court Issues Death Penalty Sentence against Maher Al-Khabbaz
Bahrain Court of Cassation issued on Monday (January 29, 2018) its ruling regarding the challenge filed by the defendants' attorney in Al-Sahla blast case, including death row convict Maher Al- Khabbaz.
British Organization Urges Boris Johnson to Intervene to Halt Executions in Bahrain
The British human rights Reprieve organization urged, in a statement it published on its website, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to intervene to halt repression in Bahrain, including the planned execution of political protesters.
Amnesty: Death Sentences in Bahrain against 6 after Military Trials “Unfair”
Amnesty International issued on (January 12, 2018) a statement in which it expressed grave concern about the death sentences passed against six defendants tried by the Military Court in Bahrain.
Death Row Convict Hussein Al-Rashed Arrested in Vast Security Campaign in Damistan
Social media outlets said that the security authorities arrested death row convict Hussein Abdullah Al-Rashid (29 years), from Damistan, in mysterious conditions yesterday night (January 2, 2018).
Bahrain Opposition Bloc in London Calls to Stop Military Trials, Says They Clearly Reflect Track of “Militarizing State”
Bahrain Opposition Bloc in London expressed its full rejection to all the political verdicts and trials held in Bahrain since over 7 years against prisoners of conscience in Bahrain, stressing on the necessity to stop these military courts that issued collective death sentences that are considered the first of their kind in Bahrain’s history.
AFP: Bahrain Sentences 10 Shiites for Life for Making Bombs
A Bahrain court on Wednesday sentenced 10 Shiites to life in jail for forming "terror" groups and manufacturing explosives and bombs, a judicial source said.
Al-Wefaq Describes Verdicts Issued by Military Court against 6 Citizens “Fool”
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society dubbed the death penalty verdicts issued against 6 citizens as “fool”, stressing that the cases are absurd and baseless.