On Anniv. of its Dissolution, Al-Wefaq Says Bahrain is Approaching Status of Failing State, Citizens Yearn for National Project
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a statement on the fourth anniversary of its dissolution, liquidation, and the closure of its buildings by the Bahraini authorities on June 14, 2016, after a lawsuit was filed against it.
Al-Wefaq Says to Remain Steadfast with its Cadres on Al-Wefaq Dissolution Anniv.
"Al-Wefaq will remain steadfast with the wise [religious] authority Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, its prominent figures, cadres, clerics and beloved people," Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary-General, said on the anniversary of Al-Wefaq's dissolution.
HRW: Global Sports Groups New Human Rights Ally in Bahrain?
For the last eight years, the Bahraini authorities have carried out an unrelenting campaign of repression against demonstrators, opposition leaders, peaceful critics, and human rights defenders, said Aya Majzoub in a report on the eighth anniversary of the Bahraini Uprising.
Joe Stork: New Year Not Likely Happy For Leading Gulf Rights Defenders
It’s been a grim 2018 for partisans of free expression in the Gulf, said Joe Stork in an article published on the LobeLog website, mentioning the final appeals court rulings on the long prison terms of the leading human rights figures in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
Amnesty "Concerned" over Bahrain Opposition Crackdown- AFP
Amnesty International said Friday it was "gravely concerned" by Bahrain's suppression of political opposition, a day ahead of the parliamentary election.
At Least 5 Candidates Rejected for Belonging to “Dissolved” Societies
The supreme committee for the general supervision of the safety of the election refused the candidacy application of each of businessman Mohammad Hasan Al-Aradi, Sheikh Mohamad Said Al-Aradi, Nader Abdulimam, Yousef Al-Buri, Hussein Al-Eskafi, Majed Taher, Ali Shamtout and Jaafar Daif.
Bahrain: Final Verdict on Al-Wefaq Closure
The Court of Cassation decided on Monday (February 19, 2018) to uphold the closure of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition political group in Bahrain.
Justice Ministry to Adopt Measures Against Remaining Opposition Societies
The Ministry of Justice said that the political societies that almost entirely devoid of all elements of legitimate political work, which threatens action against the remaining opposition societies, after the dissolution of Al-Wefaq Society.
2016: Bahrain Dissolves Al-Wefaq Society, John Kerry Says Move Undermines Region’s Security (Timeline)
On the 14th of June 2016, the Bahraini authorities shut down the headquarters of the main opposition group in the country, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, without any prior warning.