Bahrain Interfaith Launches Equal Citizenship Charter, Calls on All components to Cooperate
Bahrain Interfaith Center launched the "Charter of Equal Citizenship" in Bahrain at a conference held on Friday in the Lebanese capital, Beirut
Maytham Al-Salman: Sheikh Isa Qassim Suffers from New Illnesses since House Arrest, He Suffers from Continuous Bleeding
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman said that the spiritual leader of Shia majority Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim is “facing a slow death” due to being prevented from his right to treatment by the party he trusts. Al-Salman revealed that Sheikh Qassim has suffered from new diseases since the house arrest was imposed on him besides the continuous bleeding he suffers from.
Al-Salman: Discrimination against Shiites has become “State Doctrine”, Washington Must Pressure Bahrain to End it
Sheikh Maytham al-Salman, senior advisor at the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), hailed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's statement when announcing the United States’ International Religious Freedoms report, calling for putting an end to the persecution of Shiites in Bahrain.
Al-Salman Calls on Torture Victims to Unveil what they were Subjected to
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman called on all torture victims in Bahrain to file urgent complaints to the United Nations and disclose to the organization and public opinion all of what they were subjected to.
Al-Salman: Condemnations will Continue against Government of Bahrain due to Diraz Massacre
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman said that condemnations will continue against Bahrain due to committing a massacre against protestors outside Sheikh Isa Qassim’s house.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman: Gov’t Seeks Alternative Obedient Political, Civil Society
Bahraini human rights defender of religious freedoms Sheikh Maytham al-Salman, believed that the Bahraini government is seeking the formation of an alternative political and civil society, obedient to it.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to RFI: Once I Set Foot in Bahrain, Authorities would Ban my Travel if not Arrest Me
In an interview with Radio France Internationale (RFI), Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman noted that meeting with other religious clerics who call for dialogue and respect for political rights is becoming more difficult in Bahrain. He clarified that the Bahraini authorities are banning all forms of civil activities.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to Le Monde: Verdict against Sheikh Isa Qassim May Lead to High-Level Violence
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman said in an interview with French newspaper Le Monde, said that issuing a verdict convicting Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, the supreme Shiite authority in Bahrain, would exacerbate the rage of the Shiite majority.
Activists to Bahrain Mirror on UPR: US Stance Surprising, UK's Stance like any Arab Country
Bahrain failed another round in the United Nations. No one now believes the small state that masters falsifying recommendations and investing in the ad to waste time. 20 members wearing elegant suits and ties sat in the Human Rights Council (HRC) to be insulted. All the member-states' recommendations were on a side, and they were on the opposite one. The 20 members came to read papers like "robots". They became a mockery.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to Attend UNHRC Session in Geneva, Warns of Bahrainis Losing Hope for “Peaceful Reconciliation” amid Repression
Leading Bahraini human rights campaigner Sheikh Maytham al-Salman warned that civilians could lose hope for “peaceful reconciliation” if the government refuses to halt its crackdown on dissent.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to France 24: There is Serious Deterioration in HR Situation in Bahrain, Major States Should Exert More Pressure
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, Head of Religious Freedom Unit in BHRO, said that the majority of Bahraini citizens (Shia) are subjected to systematic violations over their religion, according to the Special Rapporteurs reports and that of the US Department of States and European Union, stating that 65% of the citizens are being persecuted.
Maytham Al-Salman: NIHR’s Latest Statements are “Human Rights Suicidal Move”
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, Head of Religious Freedom Unit in the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory (BHRO), described the latest statements of National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) as “blatant human rights suicidal move”.
HRF: Washington should Call on Manama to Drop Charges against Sheikh Al-Salman and Dr. Al-Dirazi
Human Rights First said in a statement on the Internet that “the U.S. government should speak out on behalf of both these men (Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi) and call for the charges against them to be dropped.”
ICSRF Fears Ongoing Harassment of Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain
International Centre for Supporting Rights and Freedoms said fear...
Malinowski: Treating Sheikh Al-Salman as a Criminal Makes Moderation a Crime in Bahrain
Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor said treating Maytham al-Salman as a criminal makes moderation a crime in Bahrain.
US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom Concerned by Assembly Charge against Sheikh Al-Salman & Dr. Al-Dirazi
David Saperstein, Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, expressed concern by illegal gathering charge against Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi.
Freedom House: Bahrain Uses Baseless Interrogations to Intimidate Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman & Other HR Defenders
Freedom House strongly condemned Bahraini authorities’ decision to formally question Sheikh Maytham Al Salman on Sunday.
UN Rights Experts Urge Bahrain to End Persecution of Shias
Group of UN human rights experts said they are deeply concerned by “systematic harassment of Shia population by authorities in Bahrain.
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman Released after More than 9 Hours of Interrogation
Bahraini authorities detained on Sunday (August 14, 2016) Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman after interrogating him for more than 9 hours about his stances regarding the violations practiced against Shiites in Bahrain.
International HR Groups Call on Bahrain to End Reprisals and Harassment of Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman
32 human rights organizations from around world denounced continued harassment of human rights defenders by authorities in Bahrain.