Leading Bahraini cleric Sheikh Issa Qassem said that ruling Al Khalifa has officially declared a war on the Shia faith by expelling Ayatollah Sheikh Hussein al-Najati.
In a Friday speech, Sheikh Qassem condemned the Al Khalifa regime over expulsion of Sheikh Hussein al-Najati, the representative of Iraq-based Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.Sheikh Issa Qassem
“Out of all states in the world, Bahrain declared a blatant, defying and open war on the Shia faith,” Sheikh Qassim stated.
However, he pressed on international communities and the United Nations to take a stand.
The Bahrain regime have been oppressing and imprisoning all activist against al khalifa regime,
Najati had been among the 31 opposition figures deprived of their Bahraini nationality by the regime in 2012.
“This campaign of threats, harassment and intimidation against Sheikh Hussain al-Najati is unacceptable and must stop immediately,” said Said Boumedouha, Amnesty International’s deputy director for the Middle East and North Africa.
The United Nations also has censured the Bahraini regime for discriminating against the Shia majority of the country.
In Addition Scores of Bahrainis have so far been killed and hundreds of others injured and arrested in the regime crackdown on peaceful demonstrations.