Al-Jamri and Al-Fardanís Trial over Slandering Salafist Bahraini MP Begins
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrainís First High Criminal Court, presided over by judge Mohammed bin Ali Al Khalifa began looking into the case of the accused journalist Hani Al-Fardan and editor-in-chief of Al-Wasat Newspaper, Mansour Al-Jamri, who are charged with slandering an extremist Salafist Member of Parliament named Abdul Halim Murad.
BCHR Slams Judge Al-Dhahrani after Salmanís Trial
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expressed its deep concerns over the ongoing trial of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Secretary-General, Sheikh Ali Salman, and the authoritiesí verdict to fine the activist Nader Abdulemam 1500 BD over establishing ďInsafĒ (Equity) organization that aims at tackling cases of discrimination.
Bahrain Sentences a Former MP to One Year in Prison
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A Bahraini court sentenced on Tuesday (May 26, 2015) the former Member of Parliament, Khaled Abdel Aal, to prison after convicting him on charges of posting tweets that insult the ministry of interior.
Nasrallah Calls on Bahrain to Launch a National Conciliation
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Hezbollahís Secretary-General, Sayed Hassan Nasrallah, said that the government of Bahrain must stop the defamed formal trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, calling on for the release of all the prisoners and launching national dialogue and national conciliation.
Al-Shamlawi: What Happened in Sheikh Ali Salman's Trial Violates the Right of Defence
The lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi said that the court prevented Sheikh Ali Salman from talking and also prevented his lawyers from delivering their plea. He considered that this step violates the right of defence.
Bahraini Court Sentences Iraqi National to 3 Years in Prison over joining a Protest
A Bahraini court sentenced an Iraqi national to three years in prison over charges of joining a protest and arson. He is also to be deported after serving his sentence.
Sheikh Ali Salman's Lawyer Says Court Prevented him from Presenting Evidence of his Innocence
Jalila Al-Sayed, member of Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman's defense panel, stated on Thursday (April 23, 2015) that the court refused the panel's request to show videos containing recordings of the speeches of which the charges against Salman were based on.
Detention of Al-Wefaq Secretary-General extended until May 20
Bahrain Mirror: A Bahraini court on Wednesday (April 22, 2015) decided to extend the detention of Sheikh Ali Salman, postponing his trial until May 20, 2015. It was the fourth trial hearing since his arrest at the end of last year.