Fri12152017

Last update03:16:03 PM GMT

Font Size

Layout

Settings
Back Activities Press Releases Bahrain: ’Emergency’ Court Upholds Death Sentence for Two Protesters

Bahrain: ’Emergency’ Court Upholds Death Sentence for Two Protesters

  • PDF
Share/Save/Bookmark
allvoices.com

Regime sentences two protesters to death in military court.

A court set up to hand out sentences to those detained during the popular uprisings in Bahrain has sentenced Ali Abdullah Hasan al-Singace and Abdulaziz Abdulrida Ibrahim Hussein to death, on charges of having run over and killed two policemen.

Their trial was presided over by military judges, and independent media outlets have been barred from attending court proceedings.

The court has been condemned by human rights groups worldwide, such as Amnesty International, as illegitimate.

Massoud Shadjareh, the chair of IHRC, said:

“It has been clear to all human rights groups and concerned individuals monitoring this trial that its outcome was predetermined by the Bahraini regime and its military apparatus. Ali al-Singace and Abdulaziz Hussein have been denied even the most basic of rights during their trial, yet the Bahraini regime has shamelessly paraded this farcical proceeding as ‘justice’ on its mouthpiece network, Bahrain News Agency.”

For more information please contact the Press Office on (+44) 20 8904 4222 or (+44) 7903053362, email: info@ihrc.org.[ENDS]

Don't be a Silent Victim

silent-victimHave you been verbally abused, harassed, discriminated against or even violently attacked because you are Muslim? Have you been mistreated by the police or security services or a victim of anti-terror laws? Click here to report your incident to us in confidence and, if you wish, anonymously.