MoI Accuses Yousif Al-Muhafda and Hassan Al-Sitri of Managing "Na'eb Ta'eb" and Other Accounts on Twitter
Director-General of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security announced that the investigation of social media accounts that aim to promote sedition and harm civil peace, social fabric and stability revealed that most of them are managed by foreign sources from Iran, Qatar, Iraq and European countries.
MoI Accuses Sayed Al-Ghuraifi of Showing Sympathy for Terrorism
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior accused Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi, the highest religious authority of Shiites in Bahrain, of showing sympathy for terrorist acts.
After Refusal to Implement it on Nabeel Rajab, Alternative Penalty Law doesn't Seem to Include Political Prisoners
On July 17, 2017, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ratified the Alternative Penalty Law, which authorizes the public prosecution or the judge to replace the sentence of preventive detention with a commuted penalty, including house arrest.
Al-Wefaq Dubs MoI Statements in Washington Fabrications
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said the fabrications and false information told by the Interior Minister are unbelievable and reflect the real crisis between the Bahraini regime and the vast majority of the people of Bahrain.
MoI Said It Took Legal Steps against Two Officers for Physically Attacking Some Inmates in Jaw Prison
Director-General of Reformation and Rehabilitation announced that the department had informed the Legal Affairs Directorate of the Interior Ministry about a case of two officers who physically attacked some inmates in Jaw Central Prison.
Despite Austerity Measures, Bahrain Establishes Museum for Police, Increases its Shares at World Bank
The government signed a memorandum of understanding to take advantage of the experience of the National Museum of the United States of America in establishing a police museum at the Ministry of Interior in Bahrain.
PM Orders Formation of Committee to Probe into Hamad Town School Case under Chairmanship of Mohammed bin Mubarak
The Prime Minister ordered the formation of a governmental committee to probe into Hamad Town Intermediate Girls School incident after talking about the promotion of drugs and practicing of immoral acts inside the school.
Education Ministry Denies Hiding Incident of Promoting Drugs in Hamad Town Girls School
Fawzi Al-Jowder, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for Education Affairs and Curricula, denied hiding the incident of promoting and selling Lyrica drug inside Hamad Town Intermediate Girls School, which Sharifa Siwar, doctor in the psychiatric field, disclosed.
MoI Said It Hasn't Received Notice about Hamad Town School Case
Ministry of Interior denied receiving a notice regarding what Dr. Sharifa Siwar had raised about gangs promoting Lyrica drug inside Hamad Town Intermediate Girls School.
Inmate Dies in Psychiatric Hospital: MoI
Director-General of Reformation and Rehabilitation announced that the Reformation and Rehabilitation Centre received a call yesterday from the Psychiatric Hospital reporting the death of an inmate, 43, who was jailed on criminal charges.
Salam Issues Report Entitled “Citizens without Citizenships”: 807 Stripped of Nationalities between 2015 and 2019
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights issued a report about the issue of stripping Bahraini citizens of their nationalities as punishment against the political stances they take. This retaliation has increased over the past 4 years, with Bahrainis, whose citizenships were revoked, reaching 807.
Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Demands Sheikh Ali Salman’s Release
Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar joined the calls to release Bahraini opposition leader Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Ali Salman whom the cassation court has recently upheld his life term, which has drawn wide criticism from the international community.
Reuters: Bahrain Closer to Extradition of Footballer Held in Thailand
Bahrain's government has submitted documents for the extradition of Hakeem Al Araibi, a Bahraini refugee footballer held in prison in Thailand, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.
MoI Responds to OHCHR: Nabeel Rajab Publically Insulted Interior Ministry
The Interior Ministry issued a statement in response to the call made by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on January 4 regarding the “immediate and unconditional release” of Nabeel Rajab, who is serving a five-year sentence on charges of “releasing false news during wartime and publicly insulting brotherly states and the Ministry of Interior”.
MoI Says Arrest of Al-Wadaei’s Relatives not due to Kinship
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior issued a statement responding to the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which criticized the arrest of Bahraini authorities, three relatives of activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, who lives abroad, describing their detention as illegal retaliation for their family connection.
NAO Report: MoI Exceeded its Specified Budget with about 1 Million BD, Its Non-Included Expenditures Reached 1.6 Million BD
The Ministry of Interior has recorded a number of financial irregularities according to the National Audit Office report, the most prominent of which is the repeated expenses of the Ministry, which are carried over to other years without being included in their actual year, as well as the failure to obtain guarantees for the entire periods specified for presenting goods and services, as well as the frequent and continuous disbursement of overtime allowance, without considering whether it is necessary.
Security Bodies Summon, Blackmail Citizens: Keep your Housing Requests in return for Participation in Elections
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that she received phone calls from citizens who were threatened by security bodies that summoned them to cancel their housing requests, if they don’t participate in the coming elections.
Rasd News Network: 56 Bahrainis Arrested, 82 Houses Raided until Mid-November
Nine citizens, including Al-Wefaq former MP Ali Al-Ashiri, were arrested within the second week of November 2018, and 23 houses were raided in different areas across Bahrain this week, Rasd news network specialized in monitoring night raids and arrests said on its Twitter account.
MoI Arrests Involved in Abusing Autistic Children, to Refer them to Prosecution
Anti-cyber crime directorate in the Interior Ministry announced the monitoring a video of children being abused by staff of a care center for autistic children.
Ammar Sahwan Slowly Dying in Jaw Prison, Shrapnel in his Kidney and Broken Teeth
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that prisoner Ammar Sahwan is suffering from medical negligence in Jaw Central Prison.