English
Sunday 24th of March 2019
  272
  0
  0

Al-Wefaq Condemns Bahrain Court Ruling against its Senior Member

Al-Wefaq Condemns Bahrain Court Ruling against its Senior Member

In a statement on Tuesday, Al-Wefaq said that the ruling against Sayed Jameel Kazem is vengeful and politically-motivated.

A Bahraini court has handed down a six-month imprisonment term to Kazem over posting a tweet criticizing the elections in the kingdom in November 2014.

Al-Wefaq said in its statement that, "The ruling against Kazem demonstrates an escalation against the opposition and the people, given that he is a prominent leader in Bahrain."

Back at the time of the elections, Al-Wefaq and four other opposition groups dismissed the electoral process as a "farce" and called for an elected prime minister who is independent from the ruling Al Khalifa monarchy.

Regime forces also detained Al-Wefaq's Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman in late December. Salman faces several charges, including seeking regime change.

Bahraini regime forces also arrested Mahdi al-Akri, a high-ranking member of Al-Wefaq, for organizing protests demanding the release of Sheikh Salman.

The tiny Persian Gulf island has been the scene of an ongoing suppression of protesters who demand the release of opposition figures.

The arrests are part of the Al Khalifah regime's brutal suppression of anti-regime protesters since 2011. Scores of people have been killed and thousands more wounded during the crackdown.

 


source : www.abna.ir
  272
  0
  0
امتیاز شما به این مطلب ؟

latest article

      Thousands of pilgrims celebrating Eid al-Ghadir at Imam Ali's Holy Shrine
      Imam Reza’s (A.S.) Holy Shrine, fascinating to tourists
      Houthi leader hails defeat of Saudi, allies on Yemen’s west coast
      Professor Hussein Ansarain's advice to the youths who are on the verge of getting married
      Afghan special forces sent to fight off Taliban in Ghazni
      Bahraini detainee denied communication with outside world for over a week
      Imam Khamenei: There will be no war, nor will we negotiate with U.S.
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: behavior in relationship
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: The good wives will bring up good children.
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: do good to your parents even if they are pagan and infidel

 
user comment