Crown Prince Conducts First Press Interview after being Appointed as PM
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, stressed in his first interview with the local press since his appointment as a Prime Minister, on the "importance of expanding the alternative punishments".
Bahrain Roundup 2020: Conditional Release of Nabeel Rajab under Alternative Penalty Law
on June 9, 2020, the security authorities released human rights activist and president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights under 2017 law which allows the courts to impose "alternative" penalties after the detainee spends half of his jail term, which Rajab finished on (November 1, 2020).
Parliamentary Question to Justice Minister: What are Your Plans for Expanding Alternative Punishment Program?
MP Ghazi Al Rahma raised a Parliamentary to the Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa about the ministry's preparations for the development and expansion of alternative punishment programs, and the level of cooperation it is carrying out with charities and civil society organizations to implement these programs.
Why's the Alternative Penalty Law Suddenly Supported by All of these People?
What is the reason behind the sudden awakening of government writers who started expressing in the media about their support for the Alternative Penalty Law?
Nabeel Rajab's Dog
Nabeel Rajab is bringing back political humor to its glory days. His posts, comments and interaction with readers remind us of his sarcastic comedy, which he added to the political scene since 2011.
Rajab: Political Prisoners Recorded Success in Implementing Alternative Penalties, Everyone Deserves Other Chance in Life
Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab said that the political detainees who were released under the Alternative Penalties Law have made success in implementing the alternative action, indicating that those returned to prison are criminal prisoners who have violated the law.
Rajab Starts Serving his Alternative Punishment at Social Affairs Department
Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab started on Sunday (June 14, 2020) serving the alternative punishment after the executive judge replaced his remaining sentence with an alternative action.
Nabeel Rajab, Icon from the Gulf
It is difficult to count the number of summonses, interrogations, arrests and prison terms that have passed through Nabeel Rajab's life. We can call him Martin Luther of the Gulf. He; however, has his own journey of pain and suffering. He can be called just that, Nabeel Rajab, an icon from the Gulf.
NGOs Congratulate Nabeel Rajab on his Release, Confirm his Right to Obtain Unconditional Freedom
Three Bahraini human rights organizations congratulated prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, for his release after 5 years of arrest over a tweet in which he criticized war on Yemen and charges related to freedom of expression.
Nabeel Rajab Released after 5 Years of Arrest
Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was released, his lawyer Mohamed Al-Jishi said today (June 9, 2020).
Bahrain Releases Leading Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab: Lawyer
Bahrain has released leading human rights activist Nabeel Rajab after a court agreed to pass an alternative sentence to the jail term he is currently serving, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
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.
King Hamad Pardons 901 Inmates
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal decree pardoning 901 inmates for humanitarian reasons, in the backdrop of the current circumstances.
Cancer Patient Detainee Elias Al-Mulla Released after 8 Years in Prison
The Bahraini security authorities released today (Wednesday, January 22, 2020) cancer patient detainee Elias Al-Mulla after spending 8 years in prison over a political motivated charge.
2019 Roundup: Two Years after being Passed, Bahrain Timidly Implements Alternative Penalty Law
On July 17, 2017, King Hamad ratified the alternative penalty law which allows the public prosecution or a judge to replace pretrial detention with commuted punishments.
Nationalist Democratic, Al-Menbar Societies Welcome Decision to Release Dozens of Prisoners, Call for Comprehensive and National Reconciliation
Both the Nationalist Democratic and Al-Menbar societies welcomed the King’s decree which pardoned 269 inmates and convicts and the royal directives to implement the alternative penalty law in cases of 530 prisoners.
530 Inmates Granted Alternative Penalties
Public Prosecutor Ali Fadhl Al-Bouainain announced that a group of 530 inmates who served half of their jail terms have been released from rehabilitation and reform centers after replacing their remaining sentences with non-custodial penalties.
80 Juveniles Released Under Alternative Penalty Law on Occasion of National Team Victory
Public Prosecutor Ali Fadhl Al-Bouainain announced on Monday (December 9, 2019) that a group of 80 inmates have been released from rehabilitation centers after replacing their remaining jail terms with non-custodial penalties.
Mojtaba Al-Abbar: First Political Convict to Receive Alternative Punishment
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the released detainee Sayed Mojtaba Al-Abbar is the first case among political detainees to receive alternative punishment.
Alternative Punishments Applied on 75 Prisoners
Execution Prosecution head Mohammed Al-Musallam said that the prosecution agreed to replace the prison sentences of 75 prisoners and apply alternative sentences against them.