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Anti-regime demo turns violent in Bahrain amid fears of more killings
19 Jan 2017 07:22

Anti-regime demo turns violent in Bahrain amid fears of more killings

Islam Times - Police and anti-regime protesters have clashed in the Bahraini village of Sanabis amid reports saying that more activists are facing execution in the kingdom.

 
UN human rights commissioner spokesman Rupert Colville
18 Jan 2017 11:36

UN shocked by Manama regime’s execution of three activists

Islam Times - The United Nations has expressed distress at the execution of three Shia Muslim activists in Bahrain over their alleged role in killing policemen during a pro-democracy demonstration.

 
People protest against the ruling Al Khalifah regime over the recent execution of three Shia Muslim activists in Bahrain on January 17, 2016.
18 Jan 2017 04:51

Bahrain uses hooligans to suppress dissent

Islam Times - A video, which has resurfaced on the Internet, shows hooligans ransacking a store while security forces look on and even film the incident without trying to stop the raid.

 
Drives behind Bahrain Regime’s Clampdown on Opposition
17 Jan 2017 12:02

Drives behind Bahrain Regime’s Clampdown on Opposition

Islam Times - The Al Khalifa regime of Bahrain has executed three young activists named Sami Moshaymaa, Ali al-Sankis, and Abbas al-Samiee, adding to the chain of violent actions against the civilians over the past year. The three young men were arrested and sentenced to death in 2014 on charges of ...

 
Bahrainis keep on protesting over execution of three activists
17 Jan 2017 05:50

Bahrainis keep on protesting over execution of three activists

Islam Times - People in Bahrain continue protests against the ruling Al Khalifah regime over the execution of three Shia Muslim activists convicted of killing three policemen during a pro-democracy rally back in March 2014.

 
HRW 2017 World Report: Bahrain, Accelerated Repression Jeopardizes Activists
14 Jan 2017 11:56

HRW 2017 World Report: Bahrain, Accelerated Repression Jeopardizes Activists

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its 2017 World Report that "Bahrain stepped up its repression of activists and government critics during 2016". It indicated, "The government dissolved the main political opposition group and prosecuted leading human rights activists and Shia clerics."

 
UK Gov’t: Bahrain Spent £16 Thousand to Host British MPs in Manama Dialogue
14 Jan 2017 11:56

UK Gov’t: Bahrain Spent £16 Thousand to Host British MPs in Manama Dialogue

Islam Times - A report issued by the British Government indicated that Bahrain spent more than 16 thousand British pounds for hosting 5 UK Members of Parliament from the Conservative Party, at its December 2016 Manama Dialogue Forum.

 
The Guardian: Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain Cast Shadow over £2m UK Aid Support
14 Jan 2017 11:55

The Guardian: Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain Cast Shadow over £2m UK Aid Support

Islam Times - British daily The Guardian said in a report published Friday (January 13, 2017), that, "The UK government is facing fresh questions about Britain's aid strategy after it emerged that a controversial multi-million pound program of support for Bahrain's security and justice system is being ...

 
UK’s Cameron Visits Bahrain amid Al Khalifa Ongoing HR violation
14 Jan 2017 11:55

UK’s Cameron Visits Bahrain amid Al Khalifa Ongoing HR violation

Islam Times - Pro-democracy activists voiced concerns after UK’s Former Prime Minister David Cameron mad a visit to Bahrain for talks with the Persian Gulf Tiny Island’s officials.

 
Bahrainis protest death penalties for fellow citizens
14 Jan 2017 11:36

Bahrainis protest death penalties for fellow citizens

Islam Times - People have taken to the streets of two Bahraini villages to denounce a latest court ruling that upheld death sentences against three anti-regime demonstrators.

 
Bahrain, The Unspoken Revolution that will Shake Gulf Monarchies
11 Jan 2017 09:57

Bahrain, The Unspoken Revolution that will Shake Gulf Monarchies

Islam Times - The Huffington Post published an article entitled "Bahrain, The Unspoken Revolution that will Shake Gulf Monarchies", with reference on the geopolitical status of Bahrain and its revolution.

 
Bahrain Confirms Death Sentence for Three Protesters
11 Jan 2017 09:36

Bahrain Confirms Death Sentence for Three Protesters

Islam Times - Bahraini judiciary system has confirmed the death sentences issued against three protestors by the primary courts on Monday.

 
Bahrainis rally in support of Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim in his native village of Diraz near the capital, Manama, on January 6, 2017.
8 Jan 2017 05:12

Bahrainis hold demos in solidarity with Sheikh Qassim

Islam Times - Scores of people have held separate protests in Bahrain to support prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and condemn the ongoing crackdown on pro-democracy activists.

 
Bahrain Press Association: 359 Freedom Violations in 2016
5 Jan 2017 07:49

Bahrain Press Association: 359 Freedom Violations in 2016

Islam Times - The Bahrain Press Association confirmed in its annual report that 2016 saw the most number of violations on the level of freedom of expression, since the outbreak of the revolution on February 14, 2011.

 
Behind Scenes of Bahrain’s Jaw ’Prison Break’
5 Jan 2017 06:45

Behind Scenes of Bahrain’s Jaw ’Prison Break’

Islam Times - A jailbreak that was reported on Sunday at the notorious Jaw prison in Bahrain has raised more questions than answers with suspicion being raised on who really was behind the alleged escape of prisoners.

 
Bahrainis attend a rally to support the cause championed by executed Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, in the northern village of al-Musalla, Bahrain, January 2, 2017.
3 Jan 2017 09:13

Bahrainis rally to support slain Saudi cleric

Islam Times - People have staged separate demonstrations in Bahrain to voice their continued support for the cause championed by Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, a Saudi Shia cleric who was executed by Saudi Arabian authorities one year ago.

 
Bahrainis march to mark Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr’s execution
2 Jan 2017 10:32

Bahrainis march to mark Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr’s execution

Islam Times - People of Bahrain have held a rally to mark the first anniversary of the execution of prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by the Riyadh regime.

 
The still shows participants at an Israeli celebration in Bahrain on December 24, 2016.
29 Dec 2016 05:00

Bahraini activists warn against normalization of ties with Israel

Islam Times - More than 400 Bahraini judicial activists have warned against any normalization of relations with Israel, expressing their support for the Palestinian cause.

 
Bahraini forces, protesters clash ahead of Nimr execution anniv.
28 Dec 2016 11:58

Bahraini forces, protesters clash ahead of Nimr execution anniv.

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces and dozens of protesters have engaged in skirmishes ahead of the first execution anniversary of prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr by Riyadh.

 
Bahraini Journalist, Nazeeha Saeed
28 Dec 2016 08:27

Bahrain Puts French TV Reporter on Trial

Islam Times - Bahrain officials say the reporter of the Franc 24 news channel will be put on trial early next year, Bahrain Mirror news site reported