Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Acquittal of Policewoman Accused of Torturing Journalist http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403407_text Crime and law enforcement - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403407_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Royal Decree Amends Provisions on Constitutional Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403294_text Judiciary - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403294_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Court Decision Dissolves a Well-Known Shi'ite Non-Governmental Organization http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403264_text Non-governmental organizations - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court On July 9, 2012, the Court of First Instance of Bahrain issued a decision dissolving "The Islamic Work Association," considered to be one of the best known non-governmental organizations in Bahrain. In its decision,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403264_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Penalties Increased for Attacking Military Personnel http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403254_text Crime and law enforcement - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court On July 9, 2012, the Court of First Instance of Bahrain issued a decision dissolving "The Islamic Work Association," considered to be one of the best known non-governmental organizations in Bahrain. In its decision, Pursuant to articles 221 and 339 of the Bahrain Criminal Law No. 15 of 1976, an assault on the person of a public employee (including military personnel) during or because of the discharge of his duties... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403254_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Constitutional Amendments Issued http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403168_text Constitution - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court On July 9, 2012, the Court of First Instance of Bahrain issued a decision dissolving "The Islamic Work Association," considered to be one of the best known non-governmental organizations in Bahrain. In its decision, Pursuant to articles 221 and 339 of the Bahrain Criminal Law No. 15 of 1976, an assault on the person of a public employee (including military personnel) during or because of the discharge of his duties On May 22, 2012, the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had hailed constitutional amendments issued by the monarch of Bahrain. The amendments had first been enacted by the Parliament, an elected... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 24 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403168_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Law Banning Microphones Attached to Mosques Is Enforced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402382_text Environmental protection - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court On July 9, 2012, the Court of First Instance of Bahrain issued a decision dissolving "The Islamic Work Association," considered to be one of the best known non-governmental organizations in Bahrain. In its decision, Pursuant to articles 221 and 339 of the Bahrain Criminal Law No. 15 of 1976, an assault on the person of a public employee (including military personnel) during or because of the discharge of his duties On May 22, 2012, the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had hailed constitutional amendments issued by the monarch of Bahrain. The amendments had first been enacted by the Parliament, an elected On October 21, 2010, the Bahraini Ministry of Homeland Security began enforcing a royal decree issued in 1999 that bans the use of all types of microphones attached to mosques. Muslim clerics in Bahrain have been... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 19 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402382_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Shura Council Prohibits Liquor Consumption by Muslims but Allows It for Non-Muslims http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401987_text Crime and law enforcement - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court On July 9, 2012, the Court of First Instance of Bahrain issued a decision dissolving "The Islamic Work Association," considered to be one of the best known non-governmental organizations in Bahrain. In its decision, Pursuant to articles 221 and 339 of the Bahrain Criminal Law No. 15 of 1976, an assault on the person of a public employee (including military personnel) during or because of the discharge of his duties On May 22, 2012, the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had hailed constitutional amendments issued by the monarch of Bahrain. The amendments had first been enacted by the Parliament, an elected On October 21, 2010, the Bahraini Ministry of Homeland Security began enforcing a royal decree issued in 1999 that bans the use of all types of microphones attached to mosques. Muslim clerics in Bahrain have been On April 30, 2010, the Committee of Foreign Affairs and National Security of the Shura Council (legislature) of Bahrain approved a new provision as an amendment to the Penal Code, Law 15-1976. The new article regulates... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401987_text Global Legal Monitor: Bahrain: Military Personnel Allowed to Grow Beards http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540452_text Armed forces and national security - On October 22, 2012, the Grand Criminal Court in Manama, Bahrain, cleared a female police officer of wrongdoing. She had been charged with the torture of On August 15, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued a Royal Decree containing Law 38-2012, which amends Law 27-2002 concerning the establishment of the Constitutional Court. Law 38-2012 covers the structure of the Court On July 9, 2012, the Court of First Instance of Bahrain issued a decision dissolving "The Islamic Work Association," considered to be one of the best known non-governmental organizations in Bahrain. In its decision, Pursuant to articles 221 and 339 of the Bahrain Criminal Law No. 15 of 1976, an assault on the person of a public employee (including military personnel) during or because of the discharge of his duties On May 22, 2012, the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had hailed constitutional amendments issued by the monarch of Bahrain. The amendments had first been enacted by the Parliament, an elected On October 21, 2010, the Bahraini Ministry of Homeland Security began enforcing a royal decree issued in 1999 that bans the use of all types of microphones attached to mosques. Muslim clerics in Bahrain have been On April 30, 2010, the Committee of Foreign Affairs and National Security of the Shura Council (legislature) of Bahrain approved a new provision as an amendment to the Penal Code, Law 15-1976. The new article regulates Ending a prohibition going back 70 years, the Bahraini army has allowed military personnel to grow beards. According to the decision issued by the General Command Officer of the Bahraini Defense Force, Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540452_text