Political Prisoners Account for 17% of the 1490 Released Prisoners
Bahrain Center for Human Rights said that the authorities released 260 political prisoners within the royal decree that pardoned1490 prisoners "for humanitarian reasons amid the current circumstances".
Mass Releases of Political Detainees who have Few Days or Months Left of their Prison Terms
Bahrainis were surprised on Wednesday (March 11) with the release of a large group of convicts over political background.
Former MP Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy Released after 1 Year Imprisonment
Bahraini authorities released on Thursday (January 10th, 2019) former member of parliament Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy, after serving a one-year prison sentence.
Sheikhs Al-Reyash, Al-Banaa, Al-Jamri, Eulogy Reciter Sahwan and Malikiya Obsequies Organizers Released
Bahraini security authorities released a number of detainees who were arrested during the month of Muharram, or after their participation in the commemoration of Ashura.
Photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan Released after Serving 3-Month Jail Sentence
The Bahraini authorities released on Monday (April 18, 2016) photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan after serving a 3-month jail term over taking part in an assembly.
US-Based Committee to Protect Journalists Calls for Immediate Release of Al-Jaziri & Dropping all charges against him
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Committee to Protect Journalists based in the US city of New York stated that the Bahraini authorities should immediately release journalist Mahmoud al-Jaziri and drop all charges raised against him, highlighting that “the terrorism charges were announced amid escalating sectarian tensions in Bahrain and other Gulf countries.”
Bahrain’s King Hamad Pardons 219 Detainees
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain News Agency (BNA) stated that King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a special decree of pardon and release of 219 detainees.
On the Universal Children's Day: 100 Children Arrested in November to Date
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain Human Rights Observatory demanded the Bahraini authorities to release the detained children whose number has reached 347 to date and to reinstate the citizenships of all the children which were revoked
Calls for Release of Sheikh Abduljalil Al-Meqdad & his Detained Family Members to Attend Brother’s Funeral
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society urged on Thursday (November 5, 2015) the release of the prisoner of conscience Sheikh Abduljalil Al-Meqdad so he would be able to attend his brother’s funeral, Abdulhussein Radi Al-Meqdad.
Nabeel Rajab Calls for Abduljalil Al-Singace's Release to Attend his Mother's Funeral
Bahrain Mirror: The President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Nabeel Rajab, called on the Bahraini authorities to release the detained opposition leader Abduljalil Al-Singace and his brother Abdulali Al-Singace, so that they would be able to attend their mother's funeral, who passed away on Thursday (October 29, 2015).
Detained High-Ranking Graduate Mostafa Ismail Released after Being Deprived of Studying Medicine
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini authorities released detainee Mostafa Mohammad Ali Radhi Ismail (18 years old), after serving a 3-month jail term over assembly.
Al-Wefaq’s Jameel Kadhem Released after Spending Six Months Behind Bars
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini authorities released on Monday (July 27, 2015) the president of the consultative (Shura) council of Bahrain’s main opposition group Al-Wefaq and former MP, Sayed Jameel Kadhem, after spending six months in prison over a Tweet.
Sayed Jameel Kadhem Expected to be Released on Monday after Serving his Full Sentence
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The authorities are expected to release the head of Shura Council of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society and former Bahraini Member of Parliament, Sayed Jameel Kadhem, on Monday, July 27, 2015 after he served his full 6-month sentence in prison.
Zahra Al-Sheikh Released After Serving Full One-Year Prison Sentence
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini authorities released detainee Zahra Al-Sheikh after serving a full one-year sentence in prison over charges of “unlawful assembly and assaulting policemen”.
King Hamad Issues a Special Pardon to Nabeel Rajab
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued on Monday (July 13, 2015) a royal decree granting a special pardon to the prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, who is sentenced to six months in prison.
Nafeesa Al-Asfoor: I am Free and My Future is in my Hands
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s security authorities released detainee Nafeesa Al-Asfoor who spent almost three years in prison.
Dr. Saeed Al-Samahiji Released from Prison
The Bahraini authorities released on Wednesday (July 1, 2015) Dr. Saeed Al-Samahiji after serving his one full year sentence.