Op­po­si­tion party al-We­faq sus­pended in Bahrain

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

MANAMA—Bahrain has sus­pended all political and so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties by op­po­si­tion political so­ci­ety al-We­faq on Tues­day af­ter an or­der from the Jus­tice Min­istry.

In a state­ment Tues­day on the state-run Bahrain News Agency, the Jus­tice Min­istry says it has sus­pended the Al-We­faq op­po­si­tion group and frozen its as­sets.

The Jus­tice Min­istry also added that it sus­pended the political so­ci­ety’s work for not fol­low­ing the con­sti­tu­tion and “ac­tiv­i­ties that sow and di­vide the unity of ci­ti­zens.” Al-We­faq’s main head­quar­ters is also set to be closed while its fi­nan­cial as­sets will be frozen by the state. —Agen­cies

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