Bahrain's Uprising

Bahrain’s systematic discrimination against Shiite majority

      SHAFAQNA - Leading Bahraini rights activist, Jawad Parweez, told the 36th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva...

Bahraini forces assaults on Ashura manifestations

    SHAFAQNA - As in the recent years, the Bahraini regime troops again carried out a series of assaults on...

Bahraini cleric: Saudi Regime no care about popular movements

      SHAFAQNA - Head of Bahrain’s Islamic Action Movement said Saudi Arabia, careless of the growing popular protests in the...

Bahraini forces arrest 5 citizens within 24 hours

    SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities arrested 5 citizens from Karzakan, Sanabis and Samaheej, within 24 hours. Activists said that...

Amnesty International concerned over Bahraini dissident’s situation

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International and other rights groups have expressed concern over Bahrain’s conduct in the case of a...

Bahraini police attack prisoners for practicing Shiite religious rituals

    SHAFAQNA - Bahraini Activists on social media said that Jaw Prison police attacked on Tuesday night (August 22, 2017)...

What US can do about anti-Shia discrimination in Bahrain

    SHAFAQNA - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was right this week to highlight Bahrain's anti-Shia discrimination. Speaking at...

Bahraini Shiite cleric transferred to prison after undergoing surgery

    SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities transferred detained Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Al-Qaffas to Dry Dock Prison (Pre-trial detention...

Bahraini detainee not allowed to meet his family or...

SHAFAQNA - Family of detainee Sayed Alawi Sayed Hussein expressed deep concerns over his health and wellbeing following 8...

Bahrain is quietly heading towards a ‘total suppression of...

SHAFAQNA - Secular opposition party dissolved by court order and five dead in protests as ruling family cracks down...

Bahraini Shiite cleric released after interrogations over speech in...

SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini authorities released (Saturday June 3, 2017) Shiite cleric Sheikh Bashar al-A'li, after almost 5 hours...

Bahrainis demonstrate against regime crackdown in Diraz

SHAFAQNA - A demonstration was held on Friday in Diraz in west of the Bahraini capital of Manama as...

U.N. Rights Chief calls for investigation of protestor deaths...

SHAFAQNA- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday called on the Government of Bahrain to...

Endless violence of Al Khalifa and resistance of Bahrainis

SHAFAQNA - As the suppressive policies of Al Khalifa continue against Bahraini citizens, including killing, execution, taking the dead...

Bahraini forces seize control of house near Sheikh Qassim’s...

SHAFAQNA - The incidents of the bloody attack carried out on Diraz at the morning of (May 23, 2017)...

Bahrain Clerics Call for Participation in Marches Voicing Support...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAHRAIN MIRROR - Clerics in Bahrain called for participating in marches to voice support for...

Saudi Arabia Defends Bahrain’s Crackdown Which Left 5 Protesters...

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia on Wednesday defended the actions of Bahraini authorities who opened fire on a protest by supporters...

Struggle to defend religion just started: Bahraini clerics

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini clerics have hailed the endeavors made by anti-government protesters who resist the Al Khalifah regime's heavy crackdown...

Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh Admitted to Hospital due to Nervous...

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAHRAIN MIRROR -Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh was admitted to hospital on Friday (May...

Human rights activists call for international action against Bahraini...

SHAFAQNA- UK rights activists have gathered outside Bahrain’s embassy in London to call on the British government and the rest...

“Detention of Sheikh Qassim done with US support”, says...

SHAFAQNA - The representative of the prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim in Iran underlined that the verdict for...

Human Rights Watch condemns Bahrain’s brutal attack on protesters

SHAFAQNA - A global human rights group has condemned the use of brutal violence by Bahraini regime forces against...

5 people killed as Bahrain police storm Shia cleric’s...

SHAFAQNA- Bahrain's Interior Ministry has announced the death of five people in raids on protesters gathering in the northwestern village...

Sheikh Qassim’s Commuted Sentence Proves Al Khalifa Losing Ground...

SHAFAQNA - This week Shafaqna Institute of Middle Eastern Studies conducted an interview with Tasnim news Agency to discuss...

Bahraini regime court gives top Shia cleric suspended jail...

SHAFAQNA - A court in Bahrain has sentenced distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to one year in prison, suspended...

Scholars urged Bahrainis to gather in mosques before Sheikh...

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini scholars issued a statement calling on the men and women of the country to fill mosques...

BCHR Documents 8 Arrest Cases including Woman Last Week

SHAFAQNA - The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it documented 14 peaceful protests in 12 villages in...

Reuters: Jailed Bahraini Activist Criticizes Trump for Gulf Arms...

SHAFAQNA - Jailed Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab criticized U.S. President Donald Trump in a New York Times column on...

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