Bahrain’s persecution against the opposition leader, SheikhAli Salman

Bahrain’s persecution against the opposition leader, SheikhAli Salman

May 2018 Introduction Sheikh Ali Salman is the Secretary General of the Bahrain’s largest opposition party, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. He led the political movement in the 1990s, when he was arrested and forced to be in exile. He went ...

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Bahrain: New verdict awaits one of the most prominent opposition leaders, Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain: New verdict awaits one of the most prominent opposition leaders, Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahraini authorities arrested Sheikh Ali Salman, secretary-general of Al-Wefaq Islamic National Society on December 28, 2014. He was sentenced by the Public Prosecution on June 16, 2015 to four years’ imprisonment for “Inciting hatred of the regime and Insulting the ...

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The 2011 US Halted Initiative to Resolve Bahrain’s Political Crisis

The 2011 US Halted Initiative to Resolve Bahrain’s Political Crisis

On 28 December 2018, Sheikh Ali Salman, the Secretary-General of the main opposition political group in Bahrain, completes a four-year sentence based on a trial, which lacks justice standards and it is a reprisal against his peaceful struggle for democracy. ...

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Bahrain keeps Nabeel Rajab in prison while the international community continues to recognize his active role in advocacy for human rights

Bahrain keeps Nabeel Rajab in prison while the international community continues to recognize his active role in advocacy for human rights

The world’s largest human rights organizations condemned the Bahrain Court of Appeal ruling on June 5, 2018 against prominent human rights defender and President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights Nabeel Rajab for five years for charges related to ...

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