Noticias

Bahrain designates 68 groups as terrorist

11 Abr 2016
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Gulf News

Dubai: The Kingdom of Bahrain on Monday published a list of 68 Islamist groups it classified as terrorist, the state news agency BNA said.

Lebanon’s Shiite Hezbollah movement, already branded as “terrorist” by the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League, topped the list approved by Bahrain’s cabinet, BNA said.

Also on the list was Al Qaida and its branches in Yemen and North Africa, as well as Al Nusra Front in Syria and Daesh.

Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Egypt’s Islamic Jihad and Al Murabitoun in Mali are also on the list.

SCW's women's media empowerment programme meets potential candidates

19 Jun 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Bahrain News Agency

Manama, June. 19. (BNA) – The Supreme Council for Women (SCW)'s media support programme, which is conducted in cooperation with Mayasim Telecommunications Company, continues to hold meetings that address the mechanisms and optimal ways to address voters, for the affiliates of the political empowerment programme of potential female candidates for the next parliamentary and municipal elections.

Bahraini court issues long jail terms for 21 protesters

03 Jun 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

A Bahraini court has sentenced a group of 21 anti-regime protesters to 15 years in jail each amid the ongoing harsh crackdown on the country’s dissent.

Bahrain’s largest opposition party al-Wefaq said in a statement on Tuesday that the defendants were subjected to torture during their detention and interrogation sessions.

Scores of Bahraini political activists have already been placed behind bars for organizing or taking part in anti-regime demonstrations across the oil-rich monarchy due to its appalling human rights record.

Bahrain’s main opposition to boycott election

01 Jun 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Khaleej Times

Bahrain’s main opposition has announced its decision to boycott the parliamentary and municipal council elections expected to be held in October this year.

This was announced at a Press conference held at Al Wefaq National Islamic Society headquarter. The opposition is represented by four societies; Al Wefaq, National Democratic Action Society (Waad), National Democratic Assembly, Progressive Democratic Tribune and Al Ekha National Society.

HRW tacha de “criminal” el sistema judicial de Baréin

29 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Hispan TV
 
El Observatorio de los Derechos Humanos (HRW, por sus siglas en inglés) tachó de “criminal” al sistema judicial de Baréin por emitir severas sentencias contra personas que habían participado en marchas pacíficas. 
El subdirector de la división de Oriente Medio y el Norte de África para HRW, Joe Stork, criticó el miércoles al régimen de Al Jalifa por no asegurar juicios justos. 

Bahrain plays political game against opposition: Analyst

28 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

A recent ruling by a Bahraini court sentencing four people to life in prison is part of the regime’s political game against the opposition, a political analyst says.

In an interview with Press TV on Tuesday, Jawad Fairooz, a former member of the Bahraini parliament, said the ruling is biased as such verdicts in the Persian Gulf monarchy are issued by the direct order of the Manama regime. 

Bahrain quelling pro-democracy moves: Analyst

27 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

A political analyst says the ruthless crackdown on Bahraini protesters by the ruling Al Khalifa regime is carried out under the false accusation of involvement in terrorism.  

“These kinds of actions just give the [Bahraini] regime an excuse to crack down, but we know well that there have been a lot of non-violent Bahrainis who have been falsely accused of terrorism,” Stephen Zunes told Press TV on Monday.

Nabeel Rajab urges ‘serious dialogue’ in Bahrain

25 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has called for serious dialog between Al Khalifa regime and opposition leaders.

“The only solution is a serious dialogue between the royal family and the opposition [al-Wefaq movement],” said Rajab, who heads the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights.

Rajab who was released on Saturday after serving a two-year jail term, said Bahrain’s situation today is worse compared to when he went to prison because of an upsurge in violence.

Amnesty slams Bahrain for human rights violations

21 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

Amnesty International (AI) has voiced concerns over the lack of reform of the judiciary in Bahrain, amid the ongoing Al Khalifa regime’s crackdown on dissent.

In a statement issued on Monday, the rights group also criticized the country for “slow and inadequate investigations” into past human rights abuses and “continuing restrictions on freedom of expression, association and assembly.”

Bahrain opposition should form government in exile: Analyst

18 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

A political analyst says Bahrain’s opposition groups should form a government in exile in order to better conduct their campaign against the Al Khalifa regime, Press TV reports.

In an exclusive interview with Press TV on Saturday, Syed Ali Wasif, a member of the Washington-based Society for International Reforms and Research, stated that Bahraini opposition parties are in need of guidance and should seek some international political and legal support.

Bahrain arrested 170 protesters in April: Al-Wefaq

12 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

Bahrain’s main opposition bloc Al-Wefaq says some 170 protesters, including 29 children, were arrested by regime forces in April.

The group said in a report posted on its website on Saturday that 89 of the arrests took place during home raids, 42 on the streets and 15 others at checkpoints.

Six other protesters were arrested through summons while the cases of the remaining 18 were unknown, according to Al-Wefaq’s Liberties and Human Rights Department (LHRD).

Bahraini court issues long jail terms to 12 protesters

08 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

A Bahraini court has sentenced 12 anti-regime protesters to long prison terms of up to 15 years amid the persisting harsh crackdown on the country’s popular uprising.

The 12 young men were reportedly charged on Wednesday with “attacking” the regime’s Saudi-backed security forces during anti-government protest rallies in the Senabes and Alii villages of the Persian Gulf state.

Al-Wefaq slams conference by Bahrain authorities

07 Mayo 2014
Bahréin
Fuente: 
Press TV

Bahrain’s main opposition bloc Al-Wefaq has criticized the holding of a conference on civilizations and cultures by Bahraini authorities in the country.

“A conference on civilizations and cultures cannot go with destroying mosques,” Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, said in reference to measures by the Bahraini regime in destroying sites belonging to the Shias.

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