Tag: Sheikh Ali Salman

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Set for 5 September

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Set for 5 September

**Update 27 June 2018 – Today, the appeal by Bahrain’s Public Prosecution of Sheikh Ali Salman’s recent verdict has been granted a trial date of 5 September 2018. **Update 21 June 2018 – Today, Bahrain’s High Criminal Court found Sheikh Ali Salman innocent of politically motivated charges related to espionage, but the Public […]

Bahrain Moves to Ban Opposition Ahead of 2018 Elections

Bahrain Moves to Ban Opposition Ahead of 2018 Elections

** Update 11 June 2018: Today, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain confirmed the amendment to Law No. 14 relating to political exclusion. The amendment will soon be published in the Official Gazette.  30 May 2018 – The National Assembly, Bahrain’s parliament, has advanced new legislation that will virtually […]