Bahrain: Forces Disperse Protestors Attempting to Reach Lualua Roundabout, Injure Dozens
Angry protestors tried on Monday (October 2, 2017) to reach the Pearl (LuaLua) Roundabout; the cradle of popular protests that sought to put an end to Al Khalifa monopoly over power.
Thousands Gather in Manama to Commemorate Ashura, Al-Daihi Says No One Can Defeat Bahrainis
Despite the tightened security measures imposed by the Bahraini government to prevent mourners from commemorating Ashura, thousands of Bahrainis gathered in Manama on (September 30, 2017) to commemorate the religious occasion.
Eulogy Citers Abdulamir Al-Biladi Arrested, Ali Hammadi Summoned
The Bahraini authorities arrested at the early hours of Saturday (September 30, 2017) eulogy citer Abdulamir Al-Biladi after finishing mourning processions in the capital, Manama.
Bahrain: Needed Legal Measures will be Taken against Practices that Harm Ashura
The Director General of the Police Directorate of the Capital Province warned that the Ministry of Interior will not allow to make use of Ashura occasion to break the law, stressing that “needed legal measures will be taken against any practices or actions that harm Ashura.”
Photos: Security Authorities Attack Ashura Manifestations
Security forces affiliated to the Ministry of Interior continued their campaign against Ashura manifestations.
Ashura Holiday in Bahrain from Saturday till Monday
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa issued a circular stipulating the official holiday on Ashura anniversary.
Jaffaria (Waqf) Endowments: Registration of 312 Ashura Food Stands Completed
Bahrain’s Jaffaria Endowments (Waqf) directorate said that it has completed the registration of 312 Ashura food stands, since the directorate announced opening the door for registration on September 10.
Al-Wefaq Express Condolences on Ashura, Denounce Gov’t Continued Assaults on Religious Manifestations
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition political group in Bahrain, expressed their deepest condolences over the occasion of Ashura, condemning the Bahraini authorities’ continued attacks on Ashura-related religious manifestations.
Banning Ashura Commemoration in Dry Dock Prison Leads to Hunger Strike
Dry Dock Prison administration’s banning of Ashura commemoration by detainees prompted angry chants of condemnation and a hunger strike.
Bahraini Capital Secretariat Director-General: Food Stand Licenses Valid during Ashura Only
Director General of the Secretariat of Bahrain’s Capital, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa stressed that it is necessary that food stand organizers commit to the authorized period during Ashura season only, noting that unlicensed food stands or food stands in violation of regulations will be removed.
Bahrain: Security Authorities Attack Ashura Religious Manifestations
Activists said that the security authorities launched a campaign today morning targeting religious manifestations of Ashura, a religious occasion commemorated annually by Shia majority in the country. Ashura manifestations were took down in 4 Bahraini villages.
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Forces Target Annual Ashura Religious Manifestations this Morning
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry forces launched a campaign today, targeting religious manifestations of Ashura, a religious occasion commemorated annually by Shia citizens in the country.
Jaafaria Endowment: Ashura Mada’ef Need Written Consent of Landlords to Register
Jaafaria Endowments Directorate stated that organizers of Ashura food stands and events require written consent...
Al-Salman: Summoning Preachers & Obsequies Administrators Part of Crackdown on Shiites
Bahrain Mirror: Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, head of the religious freedom department of the Bahrain Observatory for Human Rights, said that more than 17 figures have been summoned, including preachers, clerics and lecturers in addition to obsequies administrators and organizing committees for Ashura events.
Bahraini Public Prosecution Detains Preacher Abbas Al-Jamri for 7 Days Pending Investigations
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Public Prosecution decided to detain the Shiite preacher Abbas Al-Jamri for seven days pending investigations over one of his sermons delivered during Ashura in Karbabad.
PHOTOS: Mourning Procession Held for Fathers of Martyrs in Manama..Martyr Ali Mushaima’s Father & Haji Majeed Summoned
Bahrain Mirror: Fathers of martyrs who were killed during the February 14 revolution participated Friday night (October 23, 2015) in a united mourning procession in the Bahraini capital Manama. Father of martyr Ali Mushaima’ and Haji Majeed were summoned by authorities to attend Al-Hoora police station.
Bahraini Interior Ministry Urges Taking Down Photos of Sheikh Ali Salman in Manama
Bahrain Mirror: Hanging pictures of Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman in the Bahraini capital Manama sparked the anger of security authorities which began making calls to take them down.
Mulla Abbas Attia Al-Jamri Arrested over Lecture Delivered during Ashura
Bahrain Mirror: The family of Husseini Preacher Mulla Abbas Attia Al-Jamri said that he was summoned to the Al-Hoora police station Sunday afternoon (October 25, 2015) and was interrogated about the content of one of his Ashura lectures.
Nasrallah: Revolutionary People of Bahrain Determined to Achieve their Rights
Bahrain Mirror: The Secretary-General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, slammed Saudi Arabia over its desecration of Yemen, oppression of the Bahraini people and failure to serve the pilgrims during Hajj.
Jaffaria Endowments Criticizes Taking Down Ashura Banners by Security Forces
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Jaffarian Endowments (Waqf) administration expressed disapproval on Tuesday (October 20, 2015) of the actions of security authorities in Bahrain over the past few days, as security forces took down in a number of villages and towns across the country black Ashura banners.