Regime forces in Bahraini have handed a warrant to prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to appear in court, after clashing with supporters around his house.
Human rights activists are urging Boris Johnson UK FM to call for the release of the Bahraini campaigner Nabeel Rajab, after the Bahrain government responded to an article Rajab wrote in the New York Times this week by bringing fresh charges against him, Guardian reports.
Nicholas McGeehan (@NcGeehan) Persian Gulf researcher at Human Rights Watch posts a contradiction notion in his Twitter.
A political dissident in Bahrain has reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody.
Bahraini regime forces have arrested yet another senior Shia Muslim cleric as the ruling Al Khalifa regime continues a heavy-handed crackdown on the Shia community in Bahrain.
Muslims in different parts of the world are to hold massive rallies on Friday in protest against the trial of Bahrain’s prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and the Al Khalifa regime’s heavy crackdown on the Shiite majority of the Persian Gulf country.
A court in Bahrain has launched the trial of prominent bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Qassim and court session lasted a mere ten minutes, according to reports. Sheikh Qassim was not present at the session, which produced no verdict.
The opposition parties and movements have called for an international solidarity day with the Shiites in Bahrain next Friday (28 July).
Dozens of Shia Muslim clerics have staged a gathering in Bahrain to express their support for distinguished religious figure Sheikh Issa Qassim and denounce the Al Khalifah regime’s decision to revoke his nationality.