AFP: Clashes in Bahrain on Uprising Anniversary
Demonstrators clashed with police in the Bahraini capital and neighboring Shiite villages on Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of anti-government protests that were brutally suppressed by the authorities, witnesses said.
Bahrain: Thousands Rally in Symbolic Funeral Processions for 3 Martyrs Killed by Authorities at Sea
Thousands of Bahrainis went to the streets tonight Sunday in symbolic funeral processions for martyrs Rida Al-Ghisra, Mahmoud Yahya, and Mostafa Yousef, whom authorities killed after they attempted to flee Bahrain last Thursday February 9, 2017.
Bahrain Scholars Call for Grand Funeral Procession for Freedom Martyrs in All Bahraini Areas Tonight
Bahrain scholars called Sunday (February 12, 2017) for the participation in the “grand funeral procession” of martyrs Rida Al Ghisra, Mahmoud Yahya, and Mostafa Yousef, whom the authorities buried today in presence of only two representatives from each family.
UK FCO Human Rights Priority Report on Bahrain Emphasizes Need to Respect Rights of All Citizens
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued an update to its report on the Bahrain situation, which included the period between July and December 2016.
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja Warns “Jaw” Prison Faces Conditions Similar to Pre-March 10, 2015
Prominent detained Bahraini rights activist, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, confirmed that the conditions in “Jaw Central Prison” are similar to how they were before the March 10, 2015 events. He noted that the offices then responsible for the prison are still committing the same violations.
3-Year Jail Term Handed down to Suspects over Planting Hoax Bomb
Bahrain’s High Criminal Court commuted a 5-year jail sentence issued against 3 detainees, accused of planting hoax bombs, to 3 years.
AFP: Bahrain Clashes Before Shiite Cleric Court Hearing, Case Adjourned till February 27
Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Bahrain before a hearing in the trial of a leading Shiite cleric accused of illegal collection of funds and money laundering, witnesses said Monday. The court later announced the final hearing to be February 12, before deferring it to February 27.
Freedom House Calls on Bahrain to Halt Violence against Protesters
In response to the Bahraini security forces firing live ammunition at peaceful protesters in Diraz, Freedom House issued a statement calling on Bahrain to halt violence against protesters.
Second Letter to Abbas Al-Samie
They are afraid of you although you are lying in your grave. They are haunted by your words that hurt their tyranny.
To Abbas Al-Samie
The brutality of Jaw prison could not silence your renowned smile and laugh, as it could not quell your resilience and perseverance.
How French Speaking Newspapers Reported Execution of 3 Bahrainis
French and French speaking newspapers reported the execution of Sami Mushaima, Abbas Al-Samie and Ali Al-Singace.
Appeals Court Sentences 4 Defendants to 6 Months in Prison over Assembling in Manama in 2013
The third high criminal court sentenced 4 defendants to 6 months in prison over assembling in Manama based on an invitation from Al-Wefaq Society, the largest opposition society in Bahrain, that was dissolved in the mid of 2016.
Reuters: Bahrain Executes Three Shi'ites for Bombing, Sparks Outcry
Bahrain on Sunday executed three Shi'ite Muslim men convicted of killing three policemen in a 2014 bomb attack, the first such executions in over two decades, drawing condemnation from foreign officials including Shi'ite power Iran.
EU: We Expressed Concerns that 3 Executed Dissidents Did not Received Right to Fair Trial
The European Union said on Sunday (January 15, 2017) that it expressed concerns that the 3 dissidents executed by the Bahraini authorities did not receive their right to fair trial.
AFP: Bahrain Executions Spark Violent Protests
Bahrain on Sunday executed three men found guilty of killing three policemen, sparking violent protests and stoking tensions between the country's Shiite majority and its Sunni rulers.
Bahrain Carries out First Death Penalties against Political Dissenters since Eruption of Feb 14 Uprising in 2011
Bahraini authorities executed three Bahraini dissidents over alleged role in killing of Emirati officer and two other policemen in political trial that based its convictions on confessions extracted under torture.
AFP: Bahrain Executes Three Shiites over Police Killings
Bahrain on Sunday executed three men found guilty of killing three policemen, in a move likely to further raise tensions between the country's Shiite majority and its Sunni rulers.
AP: First Executions in Bahrain since the 2011 Arab Spring-Inspired Uprising
Bahraini authorities put to death three men found guilty of a deadly attack on police on Sunday, the kingdom's first executions since an Arab Spring-inspired uprising rocked the country in 2011.
“Takrooz” Reveals Himself: I’m a State Not a Person, I Don’t Leave a Word Unspoken
Takrooz (Hussein Mahdi), one of most prominent Bahraini activists on Twitter explains his harsh criticism against the ruling Bahraini regime.
Reuters: Bahrain Questions Activist over Criticism of Gulf States
Bahraini authorities have questioned detained activist Nabeel Rajab about an article under his name in France's Le Monde daily containing what they called misinformation and "false rumors" about Gulf Arab states.