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Bahrain Opposition Block UK denounces King Hamad’s wealth grab

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SHAFAQNA - Ahead of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s visit to the United Kingdom, Bahrain Opposition Block UK held an event at Friends House in London, briefing members of the press and the public on a topic mainstream media made a point at…

Bahraini Al-Wefaq speaks against collective political death sentences

SHAFAQNA - Reacting to reports that Manama intends to soon carry several death sentences against political prisoners, Al Wefaq issues the following statement: The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that the military court in Bahrain issued…

Al-Wefaq condemns Friday’s carnage in Egyptian mosque

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SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned Friday’s bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the Egyptian northern Sinai Peninsula, which killed at least 305 people. The terrorist attack, which is among the bloodiest in…

Al Wefaq describes espionage charges against Sheikh Salman as inconsequential

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s opposition Al Wefaq National Islamic Society has described Manama’s decision to try its leader on espionage charges, as inconsequential. On Sunday, Bahrain’s Public Prosecution announced that the already jailed…

Al-Wefaq Calls on HRC to Introduce “Binding Measures” to Stop Violations in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain's Islamic National Society Al-Wefaq demanded the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to move from its "verbal condemnation" of Bahrain to introduce binding measured to stop the violations in the country. In a statement issued…

Bahrain's Al-Wefaq condemns terrorist attacks on Egypt churches

SHAFAQNA - Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the terrorist attacks that targeted two churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria and left large number of innocent victims. Deputy Secretary General of Al-Wefaq, Sheikh…

Jail, Death Sentences Given to Dissidents in Bahrain

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SHAFAQNA- A Bahraini court handed down a jail sentence to a leader of the banned opposition al-Wefaq National Islamic Society and death and jail sentences to other anti-regime activists. Hassan Isa, one of the leaders of al-Wefaq National…

Bahrain court gives jail, death sentences to dissidents

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SHAFAQNA - A Bahraini court has handed down a jail sentence to a leader of the banned opposition al-Wefaq National Islamic Society and death and jail sentences to other anti-regime activists. Hassan Isa, one of the leaders of al-Wefaq National…

Al-Wefaq Deputy SG in Televised Speech: Executions to Leave Serious Political and Security Repercussions (Full Speech)

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH BAHRAIN MIRROR - Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary General, Sheikh Hussein al-Daihi, delivered a televised speech (Wednesday January 18, 2017), in response of the Bahraini regime's execution of 3 Bahraini political detainees. In…

Bahraini Regime Dissolves Al-Wefaq Shia Association, Seizes Funds

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SHAFAQNA- A Bahraini court on Sunday ordered the dissolution of main opposition group Al-Wefaq, and the seizure of its funds. A judicial source said that the so-called administrative court in Manama ordered the dissolution of al-Wefaq, almost…

Rights Body Urges Release of Sheikh Salman

SHAFAQNA-An international human rights organization called on the US administration to press the Bahraini regime over the immediate release of Sheikh Ali Salman, secretary general of Bahrain's main opposition bloc, the al-Wefaq National Islamic…

Al-Wefaq Urges Al-Khalifa Regime’s Positive Response to Int’l Calls for Dialogue

SHAFAQNA- Bahrain’s main opposition bloc, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, urged the al-Khalifa regime to respond positively to the international calls for an inclusive national dialogue in the Persian Gulf country, regretting that the…

Al Wefaq calls for dialogue once more with Bahrain's monarchy

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s main opposition bloc, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, urged the al-Khalifa regime to respond positively to the international calls for an inclusive national dialogue in the Persian Gulf country, regretting that the…

Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq Urges Immediate Release of Sheikh Ali Salman

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain’s main opposition bloc al-Wefaq National Islamic Society warned the Manama regime against the consequences of continued detention of Sheikh Ali Salman, the secretary-general of the group, calling for his immediate release. The…

Hamid Al-Basri, Al-Wefaq Member Arrested by Bahraini Forces

SHAFAQNA-Activists on social media outlets said that Bahraini security forces raided on early Monday morning (December 28, 2015) the house of the former member of the municipality council Hamid Al-Basri in the village of Sanabis. Sources close…

Al-Wefaq General Secretariat: 2016 Begins amid Ongoing Political Crisis, Absence of Leaders & Shaky Local Scene

SHAFAQNA - The General Secretariat of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that it witnessed "the process of passing a decree-law of Treasury bonds by raising the ceiling of borrowing to 10 billion Bahraini dinars", not surprised by the way…

Al-Wefaq Condemns Nigeria Heinous Crime, Urges Release of Sheikh Al-Zakzaky

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain's main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society denounced what it described as "the heinous crime" that hit Nigeria, leaving many innocent people killed. In a statement issued on Wednesday (December 16, 2015),…

Al Wefaq Condemns Terror Attacks in Lebanon

SHAFAQNA - Al Wefaq National Islamic Society strongly condemns the attacks that took the lives of the innocent people in south Beirut, on Thursday evening. These attacks are carried out by the enemies of humanity and Islam. These hands work…

Manama dialogue participants urged to press for political dialogue between opposition and regime

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SHAFAQNA - Al Wefaq’s Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman has sent a message to the participants in the Manama Dialogue security summit welcoming them from his prison cell in Bahrain. In his message he said: I hope you receive my message…