UN Experts Call on Bahrain to Halt Executions of Al-Arab and Al-Malali
UN human rights experts have appealed to Bahrain to halt the imminent executions of Ali Mohamed Ali Mohamed Hakeem Al-Arab and Ahmed Isa Ahmed Isa Al-Malali, amid serious concerns that they were coerced into making confessions through torture and did not receive a fair trial.
HRW: Suspend Death Penalty of Two Men
Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday (May 15, 2019) that the Bahrain Court of Cassation, the country's court of last resort, upheld the death sentence against two men on May 6, 2019. A court convicted the men, Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali, of terror offenses in a mass trial on January 31, 2018.
Mohammed bin Salman Broke Promises to Western Media to Reduce Death Sentences
Speaking to Time magazine a year ago, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman promised to reduce the death sentences to the minimum. What do numbers say one year later?
Story of Saudi Martyr who Sympathized with Bahrain: Al-Hawaj Killed by Sword
In the territory ruled by the oil Sheikhs and guarded by the best weapons and armies from the west, there is no value for human beings.
Editorial: The Doomed Silence on Saudi Arabia
Is it possible for anyone in this world to break free from the Saudi oil and money enslavement for one day only, breaking the doomed silence and separating from the herd to shout in the ears of the rest?
Saudi Arabia Crucifies Prisoner, Executes 36 Others (American Website)
The America The Insider website said that Saudi Arabia crucified a prisoner and executed 36 others in largest mass killing in over 3 years.
As World Moves towards Abolishing Death Penalty, Bahraini Parliament Passes it against Molotov Cocktail Throwers
As the world moves towards abolishing the death penalty, the Bahraini Parliament has passed new amendments toughening the punishment against those who use Molotov cocktails to the death penalty.
Proof Confessions Extracted Under Duress: Political Prisoner Acquitted of Attacking Armored Vehicle Charge despite Another Prisoner’s Confession
After unjustly spending two years in prison, a Bahraini court acquitted a political prisoner of charges of attacking, along with other unknown suspects, a security armored vehicle using Molotov cocktails in Al-Shakhoura in 2016, and abolished a 7-year prison sentence issued against him. The prisoner's name was mentioned in the confessions of another prisoner.
Appeal Court Upholds Death Penalty Handed down to Asian Nationals in Another Murder Case
The High Court of Appeal upheld the death sentence issued against two Asian nationals convicted of killing another Bengali citizen and disposing of his body by placing it in a large bag and dumping it next to a garbage dump in Manama in April 2013, the case referred for a second time from the Court of Cassation.
7 Bahraini Detainees Face Death if King Approves their Death Penalties: SALAM Releases List
London-based Salam for Democracy and Human Rights published on Tuesday February 26, 2019, a list including the names of political prisoners sentenced to death in Bahrain.
Appeal Court Upholds Death Sentence against Youth Hussein Abdullah Marhoun
The Bahraini Court of Appeal upheld the death sentence of Hussein Abdullah Marhoun, in the case of the death of a policeman, in a bombing that authorities said took place in Diraz in June 2017.
Final Verdict on Execution of Mohammad Al Tawq & Mohammad Radhi in Sitra Bombing
Bahrain's Court of Cassation issued a final verdict on the execution of Mohammad Ibrahim Al Tawq and Mohammad Radhi Abdullah in the Sitra bombing case, which the authorities said left two policemen killed in 2015.
Appeals: Case of Two Death Convicts in Drug Case Adjourned until March 25 for Ruling
The High Appeals Court set March 25 as a date to issue its ruling in the appeals of two death convicts and 5 others accused of forming a cell to bring in narcotics in car tires after smuggling them through King Fahd Causeway.
2018: 9 New Death Penalties, 5 on Death Row and 147 Life Sentences
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) named 2018 as a death penalty year, condemning the Bahraini judiciary’s determination in issuing death sentences, which have reached 35 since 2011, 3 of which were executed.
2018: End of Case over which Constitution was Amended: Life Sentences Issued against Accused over Marshal Assassination Plot
On April 25, 2018, the Military Cassation Court in Bahrain upheld death sentences against 4 Bahrainis over charges of attempting to assassinate Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force, Marshal Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. It was the strangest charge issued since the eruption of protests in 2011.
Amnesty Int’l: Bahrain’s Harsh Sentences Continuation of Post-Elections Escalating Crackdown
Amnesty International Bahrain has commented on the harsh sentences handed down by the courts in Bahrain recently, stating that they represent "the continuation of the post-elections escalating crackdown in Bahrain by stripping 32 people of their nationality."
Bahrain Opens Door for New Round of Elections by Executing Dissidents
The ruling family in Bahrain has decided, mid-way into the election process, to remind Bahrainis of its intensified harsh campaign launched against human rights, telling them that there is no place for these rights.
What Happened to Detainee Zuhair Ibrahim & his Wife before Appearing in Court, Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) issued a new report entitled "Bahrain: Concerns of Further Death Penalties amid Disregard of Prisoners’ Torture Allegations”.
Court Issues Death Sentences against Zuheir Ibrahim and Mohammad Mahdi after Accusing them of Targeting Police Bus
The High Criminal Court Issued on Thursday (November 29, 2018) death sentences against two detainees who were severely tortured to confess that they targeted a bus for security men, leaving one dead and others injured.
Appeals Court Upholds Death Penalty against Murderer of Imam of Bin Shida Mosque
The High Appeals Court upheld, unanimously, death penalty against murderer of Imam of Bin Shida mosque in Muharraq.