Bahrain Interfaith deeply condemns and expresses serious concerns on the escalating situation in Bahrain, that led to the death of three policemen in an explosion. Religious and social leaders, the national democratic parties and tens of civil society organizations have clearly expressed their condemnation of the terrorist attack. Sheikh Maytham Al Salman, the chairman of […]
BBC Arabic: Where is Bahrain heading after 3 years of its uprising? Sh. Maytham Al Salman, Head of Bahrain Interfaith and Head of Religious Freedom Unit within BHRO, speaks at BBC Arabic.
The religious freedom unit within the BHRO have confirmed that the “Imam Sadiq” Mosque, located in Duraz, has been subject to attack on Friday 14th of February 2014 by the regime’s policemen. Sh. Maytham Al Salman, who heads the religious freedom unit, considered such assault as an obvious signal of the sectarian hatred that […]
The chairman of Islamic Council of Scholars, Sayed Majeed Al Mashael, launched a clerics’ petition that will be raised to Ban Ki Moon regarding the unfair decision which dissolves the Islamic Council of Scholars. This came during the large religious scholars’ sit- in which was organized by Bahrain’s scholars in solidarity with the Islamic Council […]
The biggest and only independent Shia foundation for clerics was dissolved today by court in Bahrain On 19 September 2013, the Minister of Justice, Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, regarded the biggest Shia religious foundation called the Olamaa Islamic Council as an illegal organization that operates in breach of the Constitution and the Law. […]
The Religious Freedom Unit at the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory (“BHRO”) has regarded the results of the international study by the Pew Research Center on global religious hostility, published on 14th January 2014, as threatening to the entire human race. Global religious hostilities, including government restrictions on how individuals can practice their faith and conflicts […]