Absent Employee and Lazy MP Ali Al-Nuaimi Receives 2000 Votes in Elections
How did Ali Al-Nuaimi win in the first round of elections, noting that he is one of the MPs who were the least present and active in parliament sessions? Al-Nuaimi did not accomplish anything during the past four years that would put him in a good light and did not even announce an electoral program this year.
Loyalists who Lost in Elections Feel Humiliated by Regime's Interferences
Pro-regime candidates who recorded losses in the elections expressed disappointment, complaining publicly, one after another, that the authorities had openly directed votes to their rivals against the will of the people, denouncing the government's control over people's votes.
Prof. Bilal Al-Laqees: Bahrainis' Boycott, Opposition Consensus Big Step that Flustered Regime and Its Western Allies
The Lebanese political researcher highlighted that the opposition consensus on boycotting is an important step that not only flusters the regime but also its "Western allies who protect it, and exposes the remaining false claims about support for democracy and the right of peoples to freedom."
Bahraini Judge Responsible for Elections Supervisory Committee Left Out of the Loop
Judge Responsible for the Supervisory Committee for the First constituency in the Capital Governorate played an apparently non-existent role for 12 hours before she was surprised to learn that she was left in the dark.
2022 Elections: Numbers, Facts and Fake Voter Turnout
Despite the government's tricks to increase the turnout percentage in the elections, it was forced to falsify the numbers after being surprised by the extent of Bahrainis' unwillingness to participate.
Protests Rejecting Elections Staged across Bahrain
Protests were staged in Bahrain on Friday, on the eve of the sham elections, which are boycotted by the people of Bahrain. The demonstrators demanded that the sham elections be boycotted, seeing that they serve the political trajectory of the ruling class.
Ali Al-Aswad: Why Have Bahraini Elections Come to This?
Bahrain has experienced years of hardships. The constant battle since the 1971 independence has had three demands agreed upon by the people of the country: obtaining rights, participating in the decision-making process, and achieving justice. It was the indigenous people who exerted efforts to reach these aims.
Sheikh Al-Daihi Announces Al-Wefaq's Complete Boycott of Bahrain's "Farcical Elections" in Event Held in Beirut
Deputy Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, announced the Society's full boycott of Bahrain's parliamentary and municipal elections in a speech he delivered on Friday (November 4, 2022) at an event held in Beirut, entitled "Word of the Homeland".
Bahrain 2022 Elections: Elections without Voters
Bahrain used to be very concerned about its reputation with regard to international human rights organizations and used to always try to improve its image through public relations campaigns to reduce any effects of these repeated human rights criticisms. However, 2011 came along to change everything in this Gulf country.
Jaw Prisoners: Participation in Elections is Approval of Political Reality
A statement issued by political prisoners in Bahrain said that participation in the elections represents an approval of the political situation in the country.
Jawad Fairooz: Authorities Seek to Consolidate Fake Democracy Leading to Legitimization of Tyranny
Former Bahraini MP and head of Salam Organization for Democracy and Human Rights, Jawad Fairooz, said in a press statement to Daraj website that "the authorities in Bahrain are systematically seeking to consolidate the fake democracy that leads to the legalization of tyranny and absolute monarchy."
Bu Keshma: Donkeys Created to be Ridden Not Elected
A poster containing a photo of donkeys with the words "Donkeys were created to be ridden, not elected" was widely circulated in Bahrain recently.
Ayatollah Qassim Asks Everyone to Stand against Sham Elections
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim demanded that everyone should stand in the face of the upcoming elections which he dubbed a sham, describing them as false.
Can We Bet on Loyalists to Take Stance in Upcoming Elections?
The 2018 parliament has come to an end and become a thing of the past. The former Council only reaped popular discontent, as it approved the taxes the government wanted, agreed to deduct massive amounts from the Future Generations Reserve Fund, and voted in its last chapter on an unfair retirement law.
Right Group Calls for "Free and Fair" Elections in Bahrain
A Bahraini-American rights group has called on Bahrain to release political prisoners and allow independent monitors to observe the country's upcoming parliamentary elections in order to avoid a repeat of what it called a "sham" vote in 2018.
Six NGOs Call on UN Secretary-General to Help Foster Human Rights and Democracy in Bahrain
Six NGOs called on Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres to help foster human rights and democracy.
Next Century Foundation Stresses Bahrain's Need to Free, Inclusive Elections, Calls for Resuming Dialogue between Gov't and Opposition
The New Century Foundation stressed in a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council in the framework of the 18th session that holding of free and fair elections is essential, and this requires the participation of the opposition groups.
Bahrain and US Elections: Betting on a Losing Horse Again
Millions around the world are holding their breath until next Tuesday, the date the US elections will take place, which seems to be pivotal this time, in a heated race in which Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a (slight) advantage over White House candidate Donald Trump, whose numbers appear to be declining in most US polls.
2018: Election Bash, Political Isolation and Pseudo Female Presence
Parliamentary elections were held in Bahrain on November 24, 2018, the third since 2011 when mostly Shi'ite protesters took to the streets demanding democracy. The 2018 Executive Elections Committee said the total number of voters was over 365,000.
MP Ali Al-Asheeri Arrested after Summons for Community Service in Place of Prison Term
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (January 20, 2019) former MP Ali Al-Asheeri as he was checking with a police station.