UIA-IROL: Bahraini Justice Minister should not Use Disciplinary Proceedings to Sanction Lawyers
The UIA Institute for the Rule of Law (UIA-IROL) said that Bahrain Minister of Justice should not use disciplinary proceedings to sanction lawyers exercising their freedom of expression.
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, a Political Target Again..
Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa continues to target the well-known lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi and retaliate against him for defending rights activists and national opposition figures.
HRW, BIRD Call for Dropping Charges against Abdullah Al-Shamlawi
Bahraini authorities should not contest the appeal of Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, a lawyer, to vacate his conviction and eight-month prison sentence for tweets, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy said.
Salam Expresses Dissatisfaction with what Dean of Bahrain's Lawyers was Subjected to, Demands to Cancel Verdict against Him
Salam Organization for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR) expressed its dissatisfaction with what is happening to lawyers in Bahrain in terms of restricting, threatening and forming retaliatory cases for their role in supporting truth and justice.
Opposition Leader Rejected Armament Offers & Warned against Consequences of Arming Any Bahraini, Lawyer
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, member of the defense team of Bahraini opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman said that Sheikh Salman rejected offers to arm the opposition and warned of the consequences of arming any Bahraini.
Lawyer Al-Shamlawi: Prosecution Arrests Sayed Mohieldin Al-Mashaal for Week Pending Investigation
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi said that the Public Prosecution decided on Wednesday (August 16, 2017) to arrest Shiite cleric Sayed Mohieldin Al-Mashaal for a week pending investigation, after charging him with “inciting hatred against the regime and attacking one of the sects”.
Lawyer Al-Shamlawi: National Action Charter & Constitution Regulated Khums as Religious Ritual, Should not be Subjected to Regulation of Law
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi, one of Bahrain's senior lawyers, said on his Twitter account that the National Action Charter of Bahrain and Constitution regulated Khums as a religious ritual that is not subjected to regulation of law. He explained that article 3 "Freedom of Beleif" of chapter One "Basic principles of the society" stipulates "The state ensures freedom of belief. Freedom of conscience shall be absolute. The state maintains inviolability of houses of worship and guarantees freedom to practice religious rites according to considered custom of the land." Besides, Article 22 of the Constitution stipulates "Freedom of conscience is absolute. The State shall guarantee the inviolability of places of worship and the freedom to perform religious rites and to hold religious processions and meetings in accordance with the customs observed in the country."
Al-Shamlawi: Cassation Court Rejects Request to Halt Liquidation of Al-Wefaq
Bahrain’s Court of Cassation rejected on Monday (February 6, 2017) request to halt liquidation of Al-Wefaq Society, Bahrain’s largest opposition society, according to lawyer Al-Shamlawi.
Bahrain Lawyer Al-Shamlawi: Charges Raised against Ayatollah Qassim Unconstitutional
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi said charges raised against Bahrain's Shia spiritual leader Sheikh Isa Qassim are contrary to Bahraini constitution.
Lawyer Al-Shamlawi: Appeals Court Rejected Majeed Milad's Appeal Request
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi said Bahraini Appeals Court didn't look into appeal request ...
Lawyer Al-Shamlawi: Appeals Court Didn't Look into Milad's Appeal
Lawyer Al-Shamlawi said Appeals Court didn't look into Al-Wefaq member Majeed Milad's appeal request...
Appeals Court to Issue Verdict in Taymour Karimi
The Second High Criminal (Appeals) Court set May 23, 2016 as a date for issuing a verdict, concerning the expulsion of lawyer Taymour Karimi after his citizenship was revoked alongside 30 other Bahrainis.
Al-Shamlawi: Prosecution Releases 4 ISIS Suspects for Not Confessing
Bahrain Mirror: Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi said that the Bahraini Terrorist Crime Prosecution released “4 suspects of forming a terrorist group and attempting to blow up mosque;” i.e. the ISIS cell case which a Bahraini court opened in its trial on Tuesday (December 22, 2015).
Bahraini Prosecution Responds to Al-Shamlawi Over Isa's Interrogation: You did not Bother Yourself to Attend Interrogation
Attorney-General Haroon Al-Zayani responded, on the behalf of the Public Prosecution, to recent statements by lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi in which he raised suspicions regarding the due process of interrogation of Al-Wefaq senior figure, Sheikh Hassan Isa, due to the lawyer's absence.
Al-Shamlawi Describes Sheikh Hassan Isa’s Detention as “Forced Disappearance”
Bahrain Mirror: Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi considered that preventing the former Member of Parliament Sheikh Hassan Isa from meeting with his lawyer despite being in custody is a “violation of his right to defense”.
Majeed Milad’s First Trial Hearing to be Held on July 13 over “Inciting Civil Disobedience of the Law”
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Public Prosecution decided to refer member of the General Secretariat of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Majeed Milad, to trial. His first trial hearing will be held on July 13, 2015.
Bahrain's Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison
Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court, presided over by judge Ali bin Khalifa Al-Dhahrani, sentenced Bahrain's opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, to four years in prison.