Bahraini Lawyer Demands Ending Suffering of Her Child who is Deprived of Citizenship and Education
Bahraini lawyer Balqis Al-Manami demanded to end the suffering of her child, who is being deprived of attaining a citizenship after she has utilized all legal means to what she described as a crisis that has lasted 6 years, which is the age of her child Sayed Ali Kassim.
MoI Delays Reinstating Citizen Whose Nationality was Restored by Royal Decree: Activist
Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said the Interior Ministry is delaying reinstating as a Bahraini citizen Zainab Marhoun Makki, whose nationality was restored by a royal decree months ago.
Court Upholds 3-Year Prison Term against Defendant in Political Case
The First High Criminal Court upheld a three-year prison sentence against a defendant who joined Bahraini Hezbollah.
Bahrain Adheres to Principles of Repression, No Reconciliation in the Horizon
The meeting chaired by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa immediately upon his arrival from a foreign tour was not surprising, but the joint meeting of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) and Supreme Defense Council added a security dimension to the event.
UN HR Commissioner Deeply Concerned by Mass Terrorism Convictions in Bahrain
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressed on Thursday (April 18, 2019) alarm at a court decision in Bahrain that revoked the nationalities of 138 people after a mass trial.
2018: Year that Recorded Highest Number of Citizenship Revocation in Bahrain, Over 800 in Total since 2011
The revocation of citizenship in Bahrain after 2018 has become no more than a symbolic punitive measure— a pattern and part of a clear plan to purge the country of the opposition at any price, or perhaps a plan to change the country's demographic makeup the quickest way possible, even by the most brutal means.
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.
Bahrain: Number of Bahrainis Stripped of their Nationalities Rapidly Approaching 800
The number of Bahraini citizens stripped of their nationalities is rapidly approaching to 800, as verdicts issued by Bahraini courts increase, using one of the harshest forms of punishment.
Two Years after Stripping Ayatollah Qassim of his Nationality: June 20 Deserves to be “Bahraini Nationality Day”
A statement issued by Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that June 20 of every year deserves to be "Bahraini Nationality Day" since this day marks a huge event that took place two years ago in 2016.
Appeal Court: 15-Year Prison Term, Revocation of Nationality Handed down to Defendant Accused of Organizing and Managing “Terrorist Group”
Fifth Criminal High Court of Appeals reduced sentence of a defendant from life imprisonment to 15 years in prison, who is accused of the organization and management of a terrorist group.
Administrative Court Rejects to Cancel Minister of Interior’s Decision that Revokes Citizenships of 8 Citizens
The High Administrative Court rejected the case brought by 8 people, demanding to cancel the decision of the Minister of Interior that revokes their citizenships.
Gulf Institute for Democracy & Human Rights: 304 Bahrainis with Revoked Citizenships Since 2011
The Australia-based Gulf Institute for Democracy & Human Rights (GDHR) launched on Monday its report on the citizenship revocation in Bahrain, entitled, “Revocation of Citizenships: The Silent Execution.”