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Prominent Scholars Condemn Sheikh Salman’s Jail Term

Prominent Scholars Condemn Sheikh Salman’s Jail Term

Press Shia Agency - Bahraini scholars have strongly condemned the country’s ruling regime for upholding a nine-year prison sentence against distinguished Shiite cleric and opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman. Press Shia - On Monday, Bahrain’s appeals court ruled to uphold a nine-year prison term imposed on the country's most prominent opposition leader, Shiite cleric Sheikh Ali...

Bahrain: UN Expert Condemns the Sentencing of Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain: UN Expert Condemns the Sentencing of Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, condemned the sentencing to nine years imprisonment on charges of inciting violence of Sheikh Ali al-Salman, the leader of the Wefaq opposition party in Bahrain. The expert’s call comes after a Bahraini court of appeal more than doubled his prison term, up from an earlier four years. The UN Special Rapporteur on...