Tag: Diraz

Bahrain Dissolves Wa’ad, Last Major Opposition Society

Bahrain Dissolves Wa’ad, Last Major Opposition Society

31 May 2017 – A Bahraini court today approved the dissolution of Wa’ad (also known as the National Democratic Action Society), the country’s largest secular, leftist opposition group. Wa’ad was the last major opposition group officially operating in Bahrain following the July 2016 dissolution of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. Americans […]

Bahrain Police Raid Duraz Sit-in, Killing Five and Injuring Dozens

Bahrain Police Raid Duraz Sit-in, Killing Five and Injuring Dozens

**Update 23 May 2017: After the publication of this statement, the Ministry of Interior has since confirmed five deaths (see here) and 286 arrested (see here) during today’s raid into Duraz. ADHRB will be working to verify the details and provide more information as it becomes available.   **Update 24 May […]