Tag: Al-Wefaq

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Postponed to 26 September

UPDATED: Bahrain’s Public Prosecutor Will Appeal Verdict of Acquitted Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman – Trial Date Postponed to 26 September

**Update 5 September 2018 – Today, the trial date for the Public Prosecution’s appeal of Sheikh Ali Salman’s ‘not guilty’ verdict has been postponed to 26 September 2018. **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 […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sheikh Hasan Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Sheikh Hasan Isa

Sheikh Hasan Isa Marzooq is a 47-year-old Bahraini Shia cleric who has been targeted for religious and political persecution. He was arbitrarily arrested, threatened, and subjected to an unfair trial. He currently remains in Jau Prison, where authorities continue to deprive him of medical care. Sheikh Hasan formerly served as […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Profiles in Persecution: Hassan Mushaima

Hassan Mushaima is a 70-year-old Bahraini citizen currently serving a life sentence in Jau Prison on political charges. He was sentenced for “attempting to overthrow the government” for his role in the pro-democracy protests in 2011. He remains in Jau Prison, where he has been subjected to ill treatment, including […]