HRW, BIRD Call for Dropping Charges against Abdullah Al-Shamlawi
Bahraini authorities should not contest the appeal of Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, a lawyer, to vacate his conviction and eight-month prison sentence for tweets, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy said.
Cassation Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Sheikh Abdulmohsen Al-Jamri over Religious Lecture
The Cassation Court upheld on Monday (August 24, 2020) upheld a one-year jail term against Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri over a religious lecture he delivered on the onset of 2020.
Bahrain Woman Charged With Insulting Hindu Religious Symbol
A woman in Bahrain seen smashing statues of the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha in a video published online has been charged with intentional damage and publically insulting a religious symbol.
COVID-19 Patient Sentenced to 3-Year Jail Term over Deliberately Attempting to Transmit Virus to Doctors
A Bahraini court sentence a COVID-19 patient to 3 years in jail and BD 1,000 fine over attempting to transmit the Coronavirus to doctors through coughing in their faces.
Bahrain Court: 3-Year Prison Term Handed down to Defendant Accused of Planting Mock Bomb in Aali
The Bahraini Court of Appeal sentenced a defendant to 3 years in prison over charges of planting a mock bomb on Shaikh Zayed Street in the Aali area, opposite to a driving school.
Court Sentences Defendant to 5 Years in Prison over Charge of Burning Car in Sitra
The High Court of Appeal in Bahrain upheld a 5-year prison sentence issued against a defendant charged with participating with others in burning an old vehicle on the highway in Sitra.
Cassation Court Upholds Prison Terms Ranging between 3 Years and Life Imprisonment against 45 Defendants in "Bahraini Hezbollah" Case
The Cassation Court upheld jail term sentences ranging between 3 years and life imprisonment against 45 defendants in a politically motivated case, known as "Bahraini Hezbollah" case.
Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri
The Appeals Court upheld on Tuesday (June 30, 2020) one-year jail term against Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri over a religious sermon he delivered earlier this year.
Prominent Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shemlawi Sentenced to 8 Months in Jail over two Tweets, Bail to Stop Execution of Sentence
A Bahraini court issued on Tuesday (June 30, 2020) 8-month jail term against prominent lawyer Abdullah Al-Shemlawi over two tweets he posted on his own Twitter account.
Cassation Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Two Defendants Accused of Burning Couch
The Court of Cassation upheld a 3-year jail term against a football player and another citizen over burning a couch at the highway entrance in Al-Ma'amir, aiming at disrupting the traffic and putting people's lives to danger, in protest against the execution of martyrs Ahmad Al-Malali and Ali Al-Arab.
One-Year Jail Term Handed down to Defendants over Assembly Charge
The High Criminal Court sentenced 3 defendants to one year in jail over assembling in Al-Khamis city.
Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri Sentenced to One Year in Jail over Religious Lecture
Bahraini court sentenced on Thursday (February 27, 2020) Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri to one year in jail over a religious sermon he delivered few weeks ago.
2019 Roundup: Citizenship Restored to Hundreds of Bahrainis, Legal Amendments Withdraw from Judiciary Power to Revoke Citizenship
Unlike 2018, 2019 ended with imposing limits on the judiciary's power to revoke citizenships and halting their drive to strip hundreds of dissidents of their nationality under the pretext of terrorism. In 2019, the citizenships of more than 50% of people were restored.
Al-Wefaq: 133 Violations against Detainees, Prison Terms Exceeding 400 Years against 49 Citizens during December
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest opposition society, said that it monitored, during December 2019, continuing serious human rights violations, increase in abuses of arbitrary sentences or violations against conditions of prisoners of conscience.
Amnesty Calls to Quash Hussein Mousa and Mohammad Ramadan's Death Sentences, Dubs their Trial "Unfair"
Amnesty International described the trial of death row convicts Mohammad Ramdan and Hussein Mousa as "unfair", calling on to holds those suspected of torturing the two men accountable. It also called to quash the conviction and death sentences of both of the men.
Case of Int'l Passports and Visas Fraud Network Adjourned until Dec. 30 for Ruling
The First High Appeals Court postponed the ruling in the challenge of 18 appellants convicted of forming an international passports and visas fruad netwrok until December 30.
10-Year Jail Term, 100,000 BD Fine against Two Suspects in Political Case
The High Criminal Court issued 10-year jail term against two youths in a political case and fined them 100,000 BD.
Case of Employee in Civil Defense Accused of Bribery Adjourned
The Fourth High Criminal Court adjourned the case of an employee in the Civil Defense, accused of receiving bribery in return for offering a service to one of the companies, to December 18 for pleading.
Court Upholds 2-Year Jail Term against 2 Defendants Accused of Putting Fake Bomb in Hamad Town
The First High Appeals Criminal Court rejected the appeals of two youths accused of putting a fake bomb in Hamad Town.
Cassation Court Issues Prison Terms Ranging between 2 and 3 Years in Case of Smuggling Wanted to Iran through Sea
The Cassation Court upheld prison terms ranging between 2 and 5 years against 5 suspects accused of smuggling wanted in political case.