Why didn't Local King-Sponsored TV Broadcast Ashura Season Events?
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa stated that "the royal sponsorship provided all the reasons for the success of the Ashura season," but the minister did not mention what was provided by the king for the successful commemoration of Ashura.
Tenth Eve: Central Prayer Led by Sheikh Mahmoud Al-Aa'li, Scholars Procession to Launch after 8
As part of the closing events of Ashura, activists announced that the central prayer of the tenth eve this year will be led by Sheikh Mahmoud Al-A'ali at the Al-Khawaja Mosque in the capital, Manama.
Bahrain: Sadiq Haidar Arrested, Haj Mounir Mushaima Summoned for Interrogation
"Rasd", a network specialized in security movements, raids and arrests, said that the Bahraini security authorities decided on Saturday (August 6, 2022) to arrest Sadiq Haidar from Al-Markh and present him to the Public Prosecution after summoning him for interrogation.
Security Decision Preventing Eulogy Reciter Mohammed Al-Hujeirat from Reciting in Bahrain
Eulogy reciter Mohammed Al-Hujeirat said that he left Bahrain after he was informed that he is banned from reciting in Bahrain without knowing the main reason, adding that it is "a security decision from the Interior Ministry".
Is Interior Minister Wise Enough to Stop Sectarian Persecution?
Bahrain's Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa appeared as if he was wise and a sponsor of freedoms before Ashura, stressing that Bahrain is a country of tolerance and that security guarantees the commemoration of the occasion and the safety of mourners.
Fifth Day of Muharram: Removing Ashura Manifestations in Salman City and Al-Houra, Intensified Security Presence in Hamad Town
The security authorities continued their harassment against the Shiite sect and removed Ashura manifestations in Salman City and Al-Houra, according to video clips taken by activists.
Bahrain: Shiites Banned from Leaving Bahrain to Holy Sites in Iraq
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, largest political opposition society, said that the security authorities prevented Shiite citizens from leaving the country to visit holy sites in Iraq.
Bahrain: Authorities Take down Ashura Manifestations from A'ali
Activists on social media outlets published (August 2, 2020) videos showing taking down Ashura banners and signs from A'ali.
Sheikh Al-Daihi: Attacks on Ashura Commemoration Bigoted Policy Expanded in Recent Years
Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi criticized the Bahraini authorities' continued crackdown on Shiite citizens as they commemorate Ashura rituals, considering what is happening part of a "bigoted policy that has grown and expanded in recent years."
Bahrain: Jaw Prison Administration Prevents Political Detainees from Commemorating Ashura Rituals
Political detainees at Jaw Central Prison said the prison administration officially prevented them from commemorating Ashura rituals on the grounds of "irregularities".
Tenth of Muharram: Vast Commemoration of Ashura Rituals despite Security Measures, King Thanks Interior Ministry
The Bahraini authorities turned the 10th day of Muharram into a maneuver, deploying exaggerated numbers of troops and vehicles everywhere in Bahrain.
On 10th of Muharram Eve Sheikh Isa Qassim Says Islamic Brotherhood between Shiites and Sunnis in Bahrain Firm, Authorities' War Mere Political
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said the measures imposed by the Bahraini authorities on the commemoration of Ashura are "a mere political, not sectarian, war"
Ninth Day of Muharram 2021: Heavy Security Deployment for Intimidation, Head of Al-Dair Mourning Procession Arrested
On the ninth day of Muharram 2021, the Interior Ministry intensified the deployment of its troops in dozens of Shiite areas, commemorating Ashura, for the purpose of intimidation and imposing restrictions on the annual religious rituals.
Seventh Day of Muharram 2021: Two Mourners Arrested, Al-Daihi Denies Authorities' claims of Tolerance in Ashura
On the seventh day of Muharram 2021, security authorities attacked a mourning procession in Hamad Town and arrested two mourners, while troops continued to deploy in the vicinity of some Ma'tams (mourning halls).
Sixth Day of Muharram 2021: Authorities Use Coronavirus as Pretext to Enforce Restrictions on Rituals, Limit Number of Gatherings to Only 30 Persons
On the sixth day of Muharram (1443 Hijri/August 15, 2021), government agencies continued targeting the events and manifestations of Ashura in various ways and means, this time using the Coronavirus and the medical team as a pretext to impose strict restrictions on the religious practices of the Shiite majority in the country.
Bahrain Scholars: Authorities' Measures against Ashura Arbitrary, Have Nothing to Do with Medical Precautions
Bahrain's religious scholars issued on Monday (August 16, 2021) a statement condemning the authorities' arbitrary measures to restrict the citizens' commemoration of Ashura religious rituals.
Fifth Day of Muharram 2021: Dozens of Mourners Stopped and Asked for IDs in the Streets, Musalla Ma'tams Receive Direct Threats
The fifth day of the holy month of Muharram 1443 AH (Saturday, August 14, 2021) recorded a continuation of the violations committed by the forces of the Interior Ministry against the Shiite majority, holding events in most areas across Bahrain on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH).
Fourth Day of Muharram 2021: Arresting and Summoning Eulogy Reciters and Threating an Obsequy
On the fourth day of Muharram 2021, the Bahraini Interior Ministry continued its crackdown on Ashura commemoration rituals in Bahraini villages and cities as part of an ongoing sectarian approach.
Third Day of Muharram 2021: 7 Participants in Sanabis Obsequy & 2 Eulogy Reciters Arrested, Dozens Summoned for Raising Husseini Banners
On the third day of Muharram, Bahraini security services continued their ongoing campaign against Ashura manifestations in Bahraini villages and cities as part of a series of systematic and sectarian targeting repeated annually.
First Day of Muharram 2021: Interior Ministry Begins Campaign against Ashura Rituals
A tweet, written by Bahraini activist Yousif Al-Khaja on his Twitter page, may sum up the reality of the activity of state agencies, led by the Bahraini Interior Ministry, restricting Shiite citizens in their commemoration of Ashura on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH).