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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: Representative of the Grand Ayatollah Sistani forced to leave Bahrain

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Sheikh Hussein Nejati a well-known Shia scholar and representative of the Grand Ayatollah Sistani was forced to leave Bahrain. Baqer Darwish spokesperson for Bahraini Human Rights Council said the new pressures brought on Sheikh Nejati which are against all international regulations have forced him to leave Bahrain. Darwish added that behind the forced departure of Sheikh Nejati lie the political pressures by the Bahraini regime against well-known figures who are against the regime’s political views, those whose only fault is to ask for democratic rights of people to be restored. Darwish asked all the international human rights organisations that based on the 15th article of the Human Rights Charter and 16th article of the Civil and Political Rights Treaty, to prevent these types of pressures and prosecute the culprits.

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