JURIST Supported by the University of Pittsburgh

THIS DAY AT LAW
Today in legal history...

Monday, June 18, 2012

Bahrain government lifted ban on opposition party
Garrett Eisenhour at 12:00 AM ET

On June 18, 2011, the Justice Ministry of Bahrain announced that the government would lift the ban on the leading opposition party, the National Democratic Action Society. In April 2011, King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa had declared a three-month state of emergency in response to growing unrest throughout the island nation. The group, also known as Waad, is a leftist organization aligned with the country's largest Shi'ite opposition group that was shut down in response to the pro-democracy protests. In February 2012, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called for an end to the violence by government forces against the protesters.


Flag of Bahrain

Learn more about Bahrain from the JURIST news archive.




Link post | IM post | go to JURIST | © JURIST, 2012


LATEST DAYS

 President George W. Bush asks Congress to invade Iraq
September 19, 2014

 "Lord Haw-Haw" sentenced to death for broadcasting Nazi propaganda
September 19, 2014

 "Lord Haw-Haw" sentenced to death for broadcasting Nazi propaganda
September 19, 2014

 click for more...

SYNDICATION

Add This Day at Law to your RSS reader or personalized portal:
  • Add to Google
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Subscribe with Bloglines
  • Add to My AOL

E-MAIL

Subscribe to This Day at Law alerts via R|mail. Enter your e-mail address below. After subscribing and being returned to this page, please check your e-mail for a confirmation message.
MyBlogAlerts also e-mails alerts of new This Day at Law entries. It's free and fast, but ad-based.

CONTACT

This Day at Law welcomes reader comments, tips, URLs, updates and corrections. E-mail us at archives@jurist.org