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 Salman, despite widespread criticism both […]

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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 bloc before it was dissolved […]

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