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Bahrain: Ban on Opposition Ahead of 2018 Elections

Bahrain: Ban on Opposition Ahead of 2018 Elections

**Update 11 June 2018 – Today, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain confirmed the amendment to Law No. 14 relating to political exclusion. The amendment will soon be published in the Official Gazette.  31 May 2018 – The National ...

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Al Wefaq Chief Ali Salman Unfair 9-Year Sentence Upheld

Al Wefaq Chief Ali Salman Unfair 9-Year Sentence Upheld

  12 December 2016 – Today, the Bahraini appeals court upheld the arbitrary 9-year sentence against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman following an extended and flawed re-trial. The upholding of the conviction of the Al-Wefaq leader echoes Bahrain’s continued failure ...

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EEAS Statement on the arrest of Ali Salman

On 17 June 2015, the European External Action Service (EEAS) released  a Statement  concerning the sentence of al-Wefaq Secretary General Ali Salman. The EEAS is deeply concerned about the sentence and publicly calls for the Government of Bahrain to respect ...

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