Public Prosecution Arrests Citizen, Refers him to Trial over Claims of Insulting Lawyers' Honor
The Public Prosecution ordered the detention of a citizen for a week and his referral to trial for allegedly "insulting the honor of lawyers", based on complaints filed by the Bahrain Bar Society against the citizen.
Ahead of IPU Conference, Bahrain Arrests Two Citizens, Punishes Others for Using Social Media Outlets
The Public Prosecution ordered the detention of two citizens for seven days and replaced the detention of other citizens with an "alternative measure" for allegedly "misusing social media outlets".
Interior Ministry Arrests Four for Misusing Social Media, Refers them to Public Prosecution
The Interior Ministry announced the arrest of four for misusing social media, stressing that they will be referred to the Public Prosecution.
Public Prosecution Renews Detention of Fadeela Abdulrasoul, Her Husband and Brother-in-Law Despite Popular Demands
The Public Prosecution rejected a request demanding the release of family of convict Mahmoud Ali Al-Alawi and extended their arrest for 15 additional days.
Public Prosecution Says Ahmed Jaafar Held in Prison to Serve Verdicts against Him
The Public Prosecution confirmed that citizen (Ahmed Jaafar) who has been recently extradited from Serbia has been imprisoned to serve his sentences, which are 4 life terms and 10 years in jail, in addition to the fines.
Trial of Former Soldier who Attempted to Kill Sheikh Zuheir Ashour in Prison Starts
The Public Prosecution said the criminal court will urgently look in the case of assault of a prisoner of conscience by a criminal prisoner.
Police in Bahrain Beat Children, Threaten them with Rape and Electric Shocks
Bahrain police beat children arrested in protest-related cases in February 2021 and threatened them with rape and electric shocks, the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday (March 10, 2021).
Bahrain Raises Fine in Case Related to Iran to $21.5 Million
The Bahraini judiciary issued on Sunday a new ruling in the case of money-laundering which the "Future Bank, a number of Iranian banks and the Central Bank of Iran are accused with.
Bahrain Establishes New Prosecution Unit for Cases of Trafficking in Persons
Attorney General Ali bin Fadl Al-Buainain announced on Sunday (October 18, 2020) the establishment of a new specialized Prosecution Unit to be housed within the Public Prosecution.
Bahrain Sets up Prosecution Office to Tackle Financial Crimes, Money Laundering
Advocate General Ali bin Fadhl Al Buainain has set up a prosecution office specialized in tackling financial crimes and money laundering.
Bahrain Woman Charged With Insulting Hindu Religious Symbol
A woman in Bahrain seen smashing statues of the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha in a video published online has been charged with intentional damage and publically insulting a religious symbol.
Last Call on Behalf of Mohammad Ramadan's Kids: Don't Destroy Their Lives
The Cassation Court issued the final verdict against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa over charges of killing a policeman and other terrorism-related charges, even though both of the defendants stated that security men tortured and sexually assaulted them to extract confessions.
Story of Sharifa Siwar and Lyrica Pills Case
Sharifa Siwar (who holds a PhD in psychotherapy) doesn't have a lot to hide as she has revealed the source of Lyrica that were being distributed as narcotic pills in Bahrain and exposed the irresponsible way the security and judiciary authorities have dealt with the issue in previous periods.
Sharifa Siwar Presents Her Evidence on Lyrica Issue to Interior Ministry
The Cybercrime department finished its investigations with Sharifa Siwar (who holds a PhD in psychotherapy). Sharifa was summoned on Sunday (June 5, 2020) after saying that has confirmed evidence that Lyrica pills come directly from the Ministry of Health's stores.
Siwar Says She Has Evidence on "Lyrica": Source of Sold Narcotic Pills is Health Ministry
Sharifa Siwar (who holds a PhD in psychotherapy) announced on Sunday night (July 5, 2020) that she has confirmed evidence that Lyrica pills distributed as narcotic pills in Bahrain come directly from the ministry of health stores.
132 People Referred to Public Prosecution for Violating Covid-19 Precautionary Measures
A total of 132 people have been referred to the Public Prosecution by the Health Ministry for violating precautionary measures in place to combat the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19).
Public Prosecution to Release 60 Prisoners within "Alternative Penalty Law"
Bahrain's Attorney General, Ali Fadl Al-Buainain, said the Public Prosecution has completed its procedures to release 60 prisoners whom alternative penalty law procedures are applied to.
BCHR Launches Appeal to Release Prisoner Suffering from Psychological Outbreaks
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) called on the Bahraini authorities to immediately release prisoner Sadiq Marhoon (31 years), who suffers from psychological outbreaks after spending 11 years in prison, and to provide medical care for prisoners.
Jassim Al-Abbas Released Few Days after his Arrest
The authorities released on Tuesday (February 4, 2020) historical researcher, Jassim Hussein Al-Abbas, owner of the famous historical blog "Sanawat Al-Jareesh".
Detention of Mulla Abdulzahraa Al-Samahiji Renewed for 15 Days Pending Investigation
The Bahraini security authorities renewed on (January 21, 2020) the detention of Mulla Abdulzahraa Al-Samahiji (39 years) for 15 days pending investigation, over a religious sermon he delivered in one of the obsequies.