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Unfair Trials

14 Dec, 2016

Bahraini human rights activist to face trial

Join a vigil at 10 Downing Street When: Wednesday 14 December 12:30pm Where: 10 Downing Street, London SW1A 2AA Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, an Index...

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13 Dec, 2016

Bahrain – Opposition leader’s sentence upheld on appeal (December 12, 2016)

France notes with concern the upholding of the nine-year prison sentence for al-Wefaq’s secretary-general, Sheikh Ali Salman, whose movement – the main opposition party – was...

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13 Dec, 2016

Bahrain court upholds 9-year prison term for opposition chief

A Bahraini court has upheld a nine-year prison term imposed on the country's most prominent opposition leader, Shi'ite cleric Sheikh Ali Salman, local media reported on Monday...

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12 Dec, 2016

Attacks on Civil Society Discussion Event ahead of Nabeel Rajab’s Trial on 15 December

Marking the United Nations’ International Human Rights Day on 10  December,  representatives of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Human Rights Watch Germany (...

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12 Dec, 2016

BAHRAIN: OPPOSITION LEADER CONDEMNED TO NINE YEARS IN PRISON FOLLOWING UNFAIR AND ARBITRARY VERDICT

A nine year prison sentence against the Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali SalmaAlin, was upheld today by a Bahraini Appeal Court, after a retrial, in another blow to freedom...

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5 Dec, 2016

Bahrain upholds death penalties over bomb attack on police

A Bahraini court on Sunday upheld three death sentences and seven life terms against a "terrorist" group convicted of killing police including an Emirati officer in a bomb attack...

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24 Nov, 2016

Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial Adjourned Until Dec. 4 to Hear Defense Witnesses

The Fourth High Criminal Court adjourned the trial of the Shiite majority spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim until December 4, to hear the defense witnesses and plea...

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24 Nov, 2016

Prominent Activist Nabeel Rajab Transferred to Hospital Due to Heart Problems

Adam Nabeel Rajab, the son of Bahraini prominent activist Nabeel Rajab, said that his father has been transferred to the hospital due to heart problems, after spending 3 years in...

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7 Nov, 2016

BAHRAIN: FURTHER INFORMATION: BAHRAINI OPPOSITION LEADER’S RETRIAL DATE SET

On 17 October the Cassation Court rejected the Appeal Court’s decision to extend the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman’s prison sentence from four to nine years and ordered his...

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31 Oct, 2016

Bahrain activist's trial postponed to Dec. 15

Bahrain on Monday postponed until Dec. 15 the trial of prominent democracy activist Nabeel Rajab to permit more investigation of a Twitter account he is accused of using to...

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