Gov't to Refer General Budget to House of Representatives on Monday: Sources
Sources told Al-Bilad and Al-Watan newspapers that the government will refer the state's general budget 2023-2024 to the House of Representatives next week, on Monday.
More than 30 Lawyers File Complaints to Prosecute Citizen under Pretext of "offending them"
More than 30 lawyers in the Bahrain Bar Society have filed complaints with the Public Prosecution accusing a citizen of "offending them" on social media outlets.
NPRA Employee Sentenced to One Year in Jail for Disclosing Secrets and Photos of People
The High Criminal Court of Appeal upheld a one-year jail term against an employee at "the General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence" after convicting him of disclosing "secrets", including photos of people he posted on a social media outlets which others mocked and bullied.
Sarhan: Families of 138 Detained Children Complains about Delay in Applying Article 87 of Restorative Justice for Children
Ibrahim Sarhan, the legal advisor of Salam for Democracy for Democracy and Human Rights, stated said that many families of detained children complain about the delay in applying Article 87 of Law No. 7 of 2021, which requires reducing their sentences.
Former MP and Prisoner Hasan Isa Starts Hunger Strike to Warn IPU Assembly of Deteriorating HR Situation in Bahrain
Former MP and prisoner Sheikh Hasan Isa has started a hunger strike to draw the attention of participants at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference to the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain.
22 HR NGOs to IPU: Don't Allow Bahrain to Use You to Whitewash Its Dismal Rights Record
22 human rights organizations sent a letter to representatives of the 146th IPU Assembly scheduled to take place in Bahrain from 11-15 March, 2023, urging them to publicly raise concerns regarding the dire state of political freedom in Bahrain, including the ongoing detention of two former members of Bahrain's parliament.
6 Societies Referred to "Public Prosecution" for Violating Fundraising Law
Social Development Minister Osama Al-Asfoor said that 6 societies were referred to the Public Prosecution during 2022 for violating the provisions of the law on fundraising.
Bahrain and World Jewish Congress Discuss Cooperation in Education to Develop Curricula
Higher Education Council (HEC) Secretary-General and Vice Chairperson of its Board of Trustees Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa received Ellie Cohanim International Affairs Advisor to World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder.
House of Representatives Reject Final State Account, Budget Report due to Written off Amounts and Hidden Loans
The House of Representatives rejected in its session the adoption of the consolidated final account of the State for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2021 and the performance report of the implementation of the general budget of the State for the same fiscal year.
King Fahd Causeway Employees Sentenced to Prison, Fined for Accepting "Bribe" to Falsify Visas
The Fourth High Criminal Court convicted 12 defendants, including 3 employees of the Ports Department, of the crime of accepting a "financial bribe" in exchange for distorting the data of the government's electronic system and allowing the renewal of entry and exit visas to the Kingdom.
Authorities Deceive Prisoners by Canceling their Medical Appointments after Ending their Strike
Americans for Human Rights and Democracy in Bahrain denounced the deception practiced by the authorities against political prisoners by canceling their medical appointments, including prisoner Mohammad Hasan Abdullah Al-Ramel, who is in his 60s and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Criticizes Emirates and Bahrain's Normalization with Israel: We Achieved no Progress in Peace Process
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah criticized the UAE and Bahrain's normalization with Israel, stressing the lack of progress in the peace process since the signing of the Abraham Accords.
Bahrain: "Kingdom of Brutality...and Normalization", File in Lebanese Al-Akhbar Daily on Feb. 14 Ann.
The Lebanese Al-Akhbar Newspaper issued an inclusive file entitled "Bahrain: Kingdom of Brutality...and Normalization," on the 12th anniversary of February 14 uprising.
Interior Minister Receives Delegation from Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Interior Minister, Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, received on Wednesday (February 15, 2023) a delegation from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, led by Chief Executive Officer of the conference, William C. Daroff.
14th February in the Memory of the New Generation
Smoking hookah, Hussein recalls with his friends the memories he still carries of the 14th February uprising 12 years ago, when he saw his family march with him in a human flood toward the Lualua (Pearl) Roundabout, raising the Arab Spring slogan "People want to overthrow the regime".
US Ambassador: 8000 US Military Personnel in Manama, to be Provided with Fighters Jets
US Ambassador to Manama Steven Bondy revealed that there are more than 8,000 US military personnel in Manama, noting that the Kingdom "will receive the F16 Block 70 fighter jet" even before the US Air Force gets it.
Bahraini NGOs: Hundreds of Prisoners Sentenced to Life Imprisonment
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights in cooperation with SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights; Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights; the Journalist Support Committee held a press conference marking the 12th anniversary of Bahrain's popular uprising entitled "Bahrain: 12 years of Prisons and Relentless Repression".
Sheikh Sanqour: The Country should Embrace Everyone
Preacher of Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Diraz, Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, said "what the homeland needs in the current stage is the frankness that stems from a strong concern for the permanence of its security and stability."
Education Ministry Files Complaint against Social Media Account
The Ministry of Education filed a complaint against a social media account that posted news about the deteriorating conditions in schools. The ministry said the account's post about a gun fight at a school was "fabricated".
Former UK Labour Party Leader: Indicting Bahrain for Spying on Activists is Crucial Step towards Justice
Former leader of the British Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, considered that there "is a crucial step towards justice" after the UK High Court indicted the Bahrain government for hacking the computers of British-Bahraini activists.