Bahraini Appeals Court Confirms Dissolution of Wa’ad, Last Major Opposition Group

26 October 2017 – Bahrain’s High Court of Appeals has today confirmed the asset seizure and 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.[…]

Bahrain: Court Postpones Hearing in Case to Dissolve Wa’ad Political Society

18 April 2017 – A Bahraini court yesterday decided to postpone to 30 April 2017 the final hearing in the government’s case to dissolve the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), a secular liberal political society. Yesterday’s hearing was the second in the case against Wa’ad, and the verdict is expected in May. We, the undersigned,[…]