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Bahrain Regime Forces Attack Inmates Taking Part in Shia Mourning Ritual

MANAMA: A Bahraini human rights activist says regime forces have attacked dozens of Shia inmates participating in a mourning ritual at the notorious Jau Prison as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its crackdown on pro-democracy activists in the tiny Persian Gulf country. Arabic-language Lualua television network, citing …

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Imam Khomeini’s revolution was like those of prophets: Sheikh Isa Qassim

TEHRAN: Bahrain’s leading Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim pointed to the characteristics of the Islamic Revolution founder Imam Khomeini. In a speech delivered on Wednesday on the occasion of the 31st demise anniversary of Imam Khomeini, Bahrain’s top cleric said that Imam Khomeini’s revolution was like revolutions of …

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Over 130 prisoner rights abuses committed in Bahrain in December: Opposition

MANAMA: A new report on the human rights situation in Bahrain shows that authorities committed more than 130 cases of abuse against imprisoned anti-regime activists and political dissidents last December as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on pro-democracy campaigners in the Persian Gulf kingdom. …

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Bahrain court re-imposes death penalty for two pro-democracy activists

MANAMA: Bahrain’s top criminal court has upheld the death penalty of two pro-democracy activists who were convicted based on torture-tainted “confessions”. On Wednesday, the High Criminal Court of Appeals upheld the previous sentencing of Mohammed Ramadhan, 37, and Hussein Moosa, 33, who were convicted in 2014 for their alleged involvement …

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PM Imran Khan arrives in Bahrain to attend national day event

MANAMA: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Bahrain on Monday on the invitation of King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa to attend the national day of Bahrain as its guest of honour. The premier arrived to a warn welcome at the airport and was received by Bahrain Crown Prince Salman Bin …

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to eight anti-regime activists

MANAMA:  court in Bahrain has sentenced eight anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and handed down prison sentences to several others as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the Persian Gulf kingdom. On Wednesday, the First High Criminal Court …

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