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20 Intl. Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Free Opposition Figures amid COVID-19 Crisis

20 Intl. Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Free Opposition Figures amid COVID-19 Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch along with 18 other rights groups called on the Bahraini regime to release opposition figures and journalists from jails amid the outbreak of the coronavirus in the tiny Persian Gulf state. - World news - “Such prisoners are at high risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19, and thus ought to be...

Ayatollah Isa Qasim demands release of prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Ayatollah Isa Qasim demands release of prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Bahrain’s most prominent Shi’ah cleric Ayatollah Isa Qasim has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of political dissidents currently being held in the Manamah regime’s prisons. RNA – Grand Ayatollah Shaykh Isa Qasim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s majority Shi’ah population and the head of al-Wefaq National Islamic Society has issued a statement in which he...

The American ‘Deal of the Century’ is shameful and treacherous

The American ‘Deal of the Century’ is shameful and treacherous

Hujjat al-Islam Isa Qasim emphasized, “The shameful and treacherous Deal of the Century is one of the most dangerous and product-driven evil deals of led by the United States and the Zionist regime.” RNA - Hujjat al-Islam Isa Qasim, a Bahraini source of emulation, issued a statement that said the “Deal of the Century” would target the very nature and...

US raids on Iraq amount to aggression against entire Muslim Ummah

US raids on Iraq amount to aggression against entire Muslim Ummah

Bahrain’s top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim has denounced the deadly American air raids that targeted the positions of Iraq’s Hashd al-Sha’abi or Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), saying they constitute an act of aggression against the entire Muslim world. RNA - In a statement carried by Arabic-language Lua Lua TV network on Wednesday, Sheikh Qassim stressed...

US, Israeli and British intelligence services present in Bahrain

US, Israeli and British intelligence services present in Bahrain

Hujjat al-Islam al-Sanadi noted that the American, Israeli and British intelligence ‎services are monitoring the activities of Bahraini revolutionaries.‎ RNA – In an exclusive interview with Rasa News Agency, Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid ‎Murtadha al-Sanadi, the secretary-general of Bahrain’s al-Wafa Islamic Party, said, “In ‎the past several years, the Al...

Sheikh Salman’s life term shows Bahrain judiciary is corrupt & politicized, Wefaq says

Sheikh Salman’s life term shows Bahrain judiciary is corrupt & politicized, Wefaq says

Bahrain's main opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has strongly condemned the life sentence handed down to prominent Bahraini Shia cleric and opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, stating that the ruling clearly shows that the kingdom’s judiciary is corrupt, politicized and excessively dependent. RNA - Al-Wefaq said in a statement released on...

Bahraini regime summons Shia clergyman for questioning

Bahraini regime summons Shia clergyman for questioning

Bahraini officials have summoned a Shia Muslim cleric for interrogation as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown and persecution of members of the religious community in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. RNA - The Arabic-language Lualua television network reported on Thursday that Bahraini security forces had ordered Sheikh...

Bahraini cleric arrested for participation in Ashoura mourning ceremony

Bahraini cleric arrested for participation in Ashoura mourning ceremony

A Bahraini cleric was arrested for participation in the mourning ceremony held on the Ashoura of this year. RNA - Bahraini security forces arrested Sheikh Saeed Asfour, a Shiite Bahraini cleric,  for attending in the mourning ceremony held on the Ashoura day of this year. Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society of Bahrain, through a tweet, announced that Bahraini...

Al Khalifah regime proved its lack of Arab nobility by supporting Israel’s attack on Iraq

Al Khalifah regime proved its lack of Arab nobility by supporting Israel’s attack on Iraq

The Friday prayer leader of Baghdad noted, “The Al Khalifah regime’s support for the attack ‎by the Zionist regime on the Popular Mobilization Forces ‎‎proved the falsehood of the pro-‎slogans of this dynasty.” ‎ According to Rasa News Agency’s correspondent in Najaf, Ayatollah Sayyid Yasin al-‎Musawi, the Friday prayer leader of Baghdad, said,...

Unequal citizenship mother of all crises in Bahrain

Unequal citizenship mother of all crises in Bahrain

The chairman of the Bahraini Centre for Dialogue and Tolerance, Hujjat al-Islam Meysam al-Salman, stated, “The unequal citizenship is the source of all crises in Bahrain and this country needs a true dialogue in this regard.” RNA - The chairman of the Bahraini Centre for Dialogue and Tolerance and the member of the Bahraini Advisory Board for Human Rights, Hujjat...