|Secretary-General of Haq Movement|
November 11, 2005
|Deputy||Isa Al Jowder until September 24, 2011 (his death)|
Jidd Haffs, Bahrain
|Political party||Al Wefaq until 2005
Haq Movement - present
Hasan Mushaima is an opposition leader in Bahrain. He is the secretary-general of the Haq Movement. He wants more democratic rights in Bahrain. He was a starting member of Al Wefaq. He was in the 1994 uprising in Bahrain.
The Bahraini government arrested Mushaima many times.
In 2010 Mushaima traveled to Great Britain to be treated for lung cancer.
On 22 June 2011, Mushaima was given life imprisonment by a military court for "attempting to overthrow the monarchy".
References[change | change source]
- Wigglesworth, Robin (2011-02-24). "Union threatens strike in Bahrain". The Financial Times. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- Kerr, Simeon (1 July 2011). "Bahrain opposition agrees to join talks". The Financial Times. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5f8e5020-a416-11e0-8b4f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1Qy9Q3hd6. Retrieved 2 July 2011.
- Front Line: Ongoing harassment of Bahraini human rights defenders
- Clashes erupt after two opposition figures are held in Bahrain