Bahrain

Sayed Ali Al-Mosawi arrested for 15 Days pending investigation

The Bahraini Public Prosecution decided on Tuesday (October 3, 2017) to arrest Shiite cleric Sayed Ali Al-Mosawi for 15 days pending investigation. Activists said that Al-Mosawi was arrested yesterday (October ...

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Bahraini Court upholds 15-year jail terms of 7 dissidents

A court in Bahrain has upheld 15-year jail terms handed down to seven citizens as the Manama regime presses ahead with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners ...

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Bahraini activist summoned by Public Prosecution

Bahrain’s Public Prosecution has summoned the Deputy-Chairman of the European-Bahraini Organisation for Human Rights (EBOHR), Fatima al-Halwaji. The activist, who was prevented from leaving the country earlier this month, was ...

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Bahraini forces continue purging Diraz of Ashura displays

Manama has tightened the siege on the village where the country’s highest religious authority, Sheikh Isa Qassim, remains under house arrest. Security forces have also started removing all portraits of ...

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Bahrain, Israel could announce normalized ties: Report

Bahraini and Western officials say Israel is on the path to normalize diplomatic ties with Bahrain as the two sides draw closer, with an announcement even possible in the relatively near ...

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Bahrain’s Human Rights situation alarming: Rights groups

Speaking during Thursday’s discussion about the outcomes of Bahrain’s Universal Period Review (UPR), a total of ten rights groups, including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International, highlighted the dramatic ...

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