Appeal hearing against jailed Bahraini opposition figure adjourned until April 11

Appeal hearing against jailed Bahraini opposition figure adjourned until April 11

The former deputy leader of the opposition Al-Wefaq bloc is appealing a ten-year prison sentence. His next hearing has been scheduled April 11.

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Jailed Bahraini opposition figure Sheikh Hassan Issa had his appeal hearing postponed yet again on Tuesday.

The former deputy leader of the opposition Al-Wefaq bloc is appealing a ten-year prison sentence. His next hearing has been scheduled April 11.

Sheikh Issa was found guilty of “funding terrorism” in connection with a 2015 bombing on Bahrain’s Sitra Island.

Rights groups have labeled the conviction as politically motivated.


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