Tuesday, April 23, 2019
News Code : 351053 | Publish Date :2018/2/13 - 16:43 | Category: HOWZAH
Hojjat al-Islam Khojasteh:
"Bahraini people will be on battlefield with stronger presence"
Hawzah news agency hosts a meeting on the legal review of recent executions in Bahrain, attended by Iranian and Bahraini clerics and civil and political rights experts.

Hawzah News Agency (Qom, Iran) – At a meeting on the legal review of recent executions in Bahrain in at Hawzah news agency, attended by Iranian and Bahraini clerics and civil and political rights experts, Hojjat al-Islam Sheikh Mohammad Hasan Khojasteh senior member of the Islamic Council of Bahraini Ulema said: "The Bahraini people will be on the battlefield and will have a stronger presence, claiming their rights.

Whatever the pressure and cruelty of the regime continues, the will of the people becomes stronger and this movement is not going to stop."He added,"The greater the pressure and cruelty of the regime, the will of the people becomes stronger."



Hojjatoleslam Aladdin, the secretary of solidarity with the Bahraini people, said: "Seminary scholars are concerned with what is happening in Bahrain."

Referring to an unprecedented wave of executions and Denial of citizenship in Bahrain, he said: what happens in Bahrain is not properly reflected in Media.



He added, "crimes against the Bahraini people would not be un-responded in different areas.

Dr. Mohammad Khalil Salehi, with a doctorate in international criminal law criminal also referred to the legislation of the Al-Khalifa regime on the execution of Shia Muslims, saying: "Legislation is not enough to violate criminal procedure."



Dr Salehi reiterated: "There are good capacities and an impartial and independent audience in the international community to hear the voice of truth, and if more currents created, even deaf ears will hear it eventually."

Hojjatoleslam Majid Massoudi, Ph.D. in International law also said: "In The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) that Bahrain is also a member of that, the movement is toward abolition of executions, so it can be cited against the Al-Khalifa regime."



He continued: " Islamic Human Rights Declaration in Cairo has also important elements that can be cited against the crimes of the Bahraini regime,"


The execution and torture of Bahraini citizens


Hojjat al-Islam Khojasteh continued: In 2017, 22 death sentences were issued in Bahrain, 6 of these people were sentenced at military court while being civilians. 21 different methods were used to torture detainees, and during the one-year detention, no information was available to their families.

Hojjat al-Islam Khojasteh noted: "Over the course of six years, 500 Bahrainis who were more Bahraini than al-Khalifa itself were deprived of their nationality, and instead tens of thousands people of other nations obtained citizenship in order to change the Bahraini demographic system."




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