HM’s decision to commute death sentence hailed

Publication date: 
Apr 30 2018

The Shura Council has said that His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s kind gesture to commute the death sentence against a number of convicts found guilty of forming a terrorist cell and other terrorist crimes reflects the noble humanitarian stances, and the tolerance and forgiveness principles embraced by the King.

Such noble values which HM the King inherited from his esteemed parents and grandparents have made Bahrain, under his leadership, a land of tolerance, co-existence and peace, the Shura Council said. 

In a statement issued during the 28th regular session, chaired by Ali bin Saleh Al-Saleh, the Shura Council valued highly the kind royal gesture, noting that it reflects the existing spirit of love and forgiveness governing the relationship between a wise leader and his loyal people.

The royal initiative reflects HM the King’s high morals, nobility and kindness, as well as his authentic humanitarian stances stemming from the tolerant Islamic teachings, the statement said, adding that HM King Hamad is known for his wisdom, statesmanship, forgiveness, compassion, tolerance and generosity.

The council also lauded the historic stances of the Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, for his bravery and nobility, praising the commander-in-chief’s forgiveness of those who targeted his life.

The Shura Council stressed that HM the King’s initiative consolidate the royal enlightened vision aiming to achieve the interests of the nation, expressing utmost rejection of statements that fail to condemn terrorism, and Iran’s support for such terrorist acts carried out by its affiliate militias. 

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