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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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Jerusalem chief rabbi visits Bahrain amid Israel-Arab normalization bids

MANAMA: A senior Israeli rabbi has visited Bahrain under the pretext of attending a religious event and met with the kingdom’s monarch, as Tel Aviv and its Arab allies speed up attempts to normalize ties following years of clandestine contacts. Shlomo Amar, chief rabbi of Jerusalem al-Quds, on Monday concluded …

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Bahrain executes three activists despite calls to halt death sentences

MANAMA: Bahrain has executed three pro-democracy activists on two separate cases, defying widespread calls to commute the death sentences handed to the prisoners in an “unfair” mass trial. Ahmad al-Malali, 24, and Ali Hakim al-Arab, 25, were executed at Jaw prison, south of the Bahraini capital Manama, on Friday after …

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Al Khalifa Forces arrest three Bahraini youths

Manama (Web Desk) Manama’s security forces have reportedly detained at least three Bahraini youths throughout the last 24 hours. Two were picked up when their homes were raided in Bahrain’s A’ali and Karbabad and a third was remanded in custody after being summoned for questioning on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police raids …

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Al-Wefaq: No place for Netanyahu, Zionists in Bahrain

Manama (Web Desk) Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a statement rejecting normalization with Israel. The society issued a statement saying “Normalization with the Zionist entity is a great betrayal, and our people declare that there is no place for Netanyahu and the Zionists in Bahrain.” Al-Wefaq confirmed that the media …

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