Tag: Sheikh Ali Salman

Al Wefaq Head Ali Salman’s Unfair 9-Year Sentence Upheld

Al Wefaq Head Ali Salman’s Unfair 9-Year Sentence Upheld

12 December 2016 – An appeals court today upheld the arbitrary 9-year sentence against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman following an extended and flawed re-trial. The Bahraini government ordered a retrial of the leader of Al-Wefaq in October, but these free expression-related convictions upheld today reflect Bahrain’s continued failure to […]

Bahraini court orders retrial on case of Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahraini court orders retrial on case of Sheikh Ali Salman

On Monday 17 October 2016, Bahrain’s Court of Cassation ordered a retrial on the case of Sheikh Ali Salman. Sheikh Ali Salman is the former Secretary-General of the largest political opposition bloc in Bahrain, Al-Wefaq, which is now dissolved. The Government of Bahrain has convicted him for “inciting hatred” and […]

Bahrain’s High Court of Appeals Upholds Dissolution of Al-Wefaq

Bahrain’s High Court of Appeals Upholds Dissolution of Al-Wefaq

22 September 2016 – Bahrain’s second High Civil Court of Appeals today upheld an earlier court decision to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the largest political opposition group in Bahrain. The undersigned NGOs strongly condemn the court’s decision, which is representative of the Government of Bahrain’s broader efforts to silence […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls on Council to establish a Special Rapporteur on Bahrain

HRC33: ADHRB calls on Council to establish a Special Rapporteur on Bahrain

On 19 September, Yousif Al-Hoori on behalf of ADHRB, delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 4. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Alsalam Foundation, together with Americans for Democracy & Human […]