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Bahraini appeals court confirms Sheikh Ali Salman’s 9-year sentence

December 12, 2016 1:00 pm
Bahraini appeals court confirms Sheikh Ali Salman’s 9-year sentence

Bahraini anti-regime protesters carry portraits of Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of the opposition al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, during a demonstration, April 1, 2016, in Diraz village. (Photo by AP) Bahrain’s appeals court has ruled to uphold a nine-year jail sentence handed down to senior Shia opposition cleric, Sheikh Ali […]

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Bahrain postpones retrial of Shia opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman

November 6, 2016 2:45 pm
Bahrain postpones retrial of Shia opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman

Top Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman Distinguished Shia opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been sentenced to nine years in jail for alleged subversion, has attended the first hearing in his retrial. According to Bahrain’s al-Wasat newspaper, the head of the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, which was Bahrain’s largest parliamentary […]

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Top Bahraini court orders retrial of distinguished Shia opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman

October 17, 2016 1:00 pm
Top Bahraini court orders retrial of distinguished Shia opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman

A Bahraini protester holds a placard bearing a portrait of Sheikh Ali Salman, during clashes with riot police following a protest against his arrest in the village of Sitra, south of the capital, Manama, January 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The Bahraini court that has the ultimate say in appeal […]

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Bahrain court refuses to grant Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman freedom

October 3, 2016 5:00 pm
Bahrain court refuses to grant Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman freedom

Imprisoned senior Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman A court in Bahrain has turned down a request to grant freedom to distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman. On Monday, the Supreme Court of Appeal rejected the request to release the 50-year-old clergyman, who is serving a nine-year prison sentence on […]

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