Appeals Court Postpones Diraz Sit-in Case to May 29 for Ruling
The High Appeals Court postponed Diraz sit-in case to May 29 for ruling instead of May 25.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Stresses on Importance of Political Reform in Bahrain, Greets Sayed Al-Ghuraifi
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued a statement in which he sent a message to the people of Bahrain and greeted Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi.
Major Opposition Figures not among those Given back Bahraini Citizenship: Reuters
Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters review of the list shows.
Appeals Court Postpones "Diraz Sit-in" Case to May 25 for Ruling
The High Appeals Court postponed Diraz sit-in case to May 25 for ruling.
Ayatollah Says Inviting Zionists to Attend Conference in Bahrain is Step towards Humiliation and Cooperation with Enemy
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued on Tuesday (April 2, 2019) a statement on the Zionists participation in the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Bahrain and dubbed this hosting "a bold step on the path of humiliation and surrender rather than the honorable one."
Authorities Re-arrest Dozens of Political Defendants in Diraz Sit-in Case
Judge Ebrahim Al-Zayed ordered the arrest of about 30 Bahrainis from the political defendants whom the first-instance court had issued prison terms against in Diraz sit-in case. The defendants were among those who attended the first appeals hearings held on Monday (April 1, 2019).
Bahrain Sentences 167 People to Prison in Crackdown on Dissent
A Bahraini court sentenced 167 people arrested in 2017 at a sit-in outside the home of Bahrain's leading Shi'ite Muslim cleric to between six months and 10 years in prison at a trial in late February, court documents and lawyers said.
52 of Diraz Protest Defendants Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the arbitrary sentences issued after the trial of 171 Bahraini citizens, who were being tried for participating in the peaceful sit-in in front of the house of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, were based on false investigations, confessions extracted under torture and false arrest proceedings.
After Harsh Verdicts against Diraz Protest Defendants, Al-Wefq Says World Should Wake up from its Slumber
Al-Wefaq said that the Bahraini judiciary is in the service of the security and intelligence apparatuses in full; thus, the judiciary issued its verdicts on innocent citizens, but did not make a move to try the killers and criminals who killed five innocent citizens and tore their bodies apart by live bullets in cold blood in the same incident.
SALAM Reveals in Report Extent of Judge's Complicity in “Khums”, Ayatollah Qassim Trial
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights released a report on the trial of the religious financial rights of the Shiite citizens of Bahrain.
Prosecution Extends Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal’s Detention for 15 Days for Second Time
The Public Prosecution decided on Sunday (February 17, 2019) to extend the detention of head of dissolved Ulama Islamic Council, Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal, for 15 days pending investigation, over charge of inciting hatred against the regime.
Al-Wefaq Announces Its Support to Ayatollah Qassim’s Statement
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society confirmed its support for and adoption of the whole statement issued by Sheikh Isa Qassim, entitled "This is Bahrain".
Ayatollah Qassim Leaves Iraq for Mashhad to Visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the Shia in Bahrain, arrived in the holy city of Mashhad in Iran on Saturday (February 2, 2019) to visit the shrine of Imam Ali Reza, the eighth imam of Shiite Muslims.
Ayatollah Isa Qassim in 1st Statement since Revocation of his Nationality: Freedom is constant demand for Bahraini people that they never give up on
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim issued a statement on Friday (February 1, 2019), in which he said that “Freedom is the Bahraini people’s constant demand, which they never forget, neglect, disregard or give up on.”
Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal Released after Serving Two and Half Year Prison Term
The Bahraini authorities released on Monday (January 28, 2019) prominent cleric Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal after serving two and half year prison term.
2018: Sheikh Isa Qassim Leaves Bahrain
Illness put an end to the house arrest imposed on the spiritual leader of the Shia in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, since May 23, 2017, when the authorities forcibly dispersed a sit-in that was held around his house for about a year, leaving five martyrs.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Arrives in Iraq to Visit Holy Shrines
The spiritual leader of Shia majority in Bahrain Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim arrived in Iraq on Thursday from London to visit the holy shrines. Sheikh Isa left London on Tuesday (December 25, 2018) after months of treatment.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Leaves London for Iraq
The follow-up team for the treatment of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said that he left London on Tuesday (December 25, 2018) to visit the holy shrines in Iraq.
Trial of Diraz Raid Detainees Adjourned until Feb. 27 for Ruling
The First High Criminal Court in Bahrain decided to postpone the case of 171 citizens arrested by the authorities during dispersing the peaceful sit-in held outside the home of the spiritual leader of the Shiite majority in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Back Operation Completed, Results to Come out within Days
The follow-up team for the treatment of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said a spinal cord operation had been completed at a hospital in London.