Religion in Bahrain
The Constitution of Bahrain states that Islam is the official religion and that Shari'a (Islamic law) is a principal source for legislation. Article 22 of the Constitution provides for freedom of cons...
Muslim flight attendant claims discrimination
A Muslim flight attendant says ExpressJet suspended her for refusing to serve alcohol in accordance with her Islamic faith.
Demographics of Bahrain
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Bahrain, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations a...
Demographics of Bahrain - Wikipedia
Societal abuse
Structural abuse is the process by which an individual is dealt with unfairly by a system of harm in ways that the person cannot protect themselves against, cannot deal with, cannot break out of, cann...
Religious discrimination
Religious discrimination is valuing or treating a person or group differently because of what they do or do not believe. Specifically, it is when adherents of different religions (or denominations) a...
Christianity in Bahrain
Christians in Bahrain make up about 10% of the population. Bahrain has had a native Christian community for many centuries, with the first recorded presence dating back to the 12th century. Expatriate...
Islam in Bahrain
Islam is the state religion in Bahrain where nearly all citizens are Muslims, However, due to an influx of immigrants and guest workers from non-Muslim countries, such as India, the Philippines and S...
Islam in Bahrain - Wikipedia
Muslim flight attendant claims discrimination
A Muslim flight attendant says ExpressJet suspended her for refusing to serve alcohol in accordance with her Islamic faith.
Al Eslah Society
The Al Eslah Society (Arabic: جمعية الإصلاح‎) is an organization in Bahrain that represents the Muslim Brotherhood movement. Its political wing is the Al-Menbar Islamic Society.The president...
1947 Manama pogrom
In the wake of the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine, a riot against the Jewish community of Manama, in the British Protectorate of Bahrain, on December 5, 1947. A mob of Iranian and Trucial St...
Sacred Heart Church (Manama, Bahrain)
The Sacred Heart Church is a Roman Catholic parish in Manama, Bahrain. The church is one of only two Roman Catholic churches in Bahrain (the other being the Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Visitati...
Sacred Heart Church (Manama, Bahrain) - Wikipedia
Roman Catholicism in Bahrain
The Roman Catholic Church in Bahrain is part of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.
The first Catholic church built in the Persian Gulf in mode...
History of the Jews in Bahrain
Bahraini Jews constitute one of the world's smallest Jewish communities. Today the community has a synagogue and small Jewish cemetery and numbers thirty-seven persons.
There are Talmudic referenc...
History of the Jews in Bahrain - Wikipedia
Freedom of religion in Bahrain
The Constitution of Bahrain states that Islam is the official religion and that Shari'a (Islamic law) is a principal source for legislation. Article 22 of the Constitution provides for freedom of cons...
Bahrain Synagogue
Bahrain Synagogue is a synagogue located on Sasa'ah Avenue in the lower-class commercial district of Manama, the capital city of Bahrain.
The nondescript beige structure, which cannot be identifie...
Bahrain Synagogue - Wikipedia
Islamic Society (Bahrain)
The Islamic Society (Arabic: الجمعية الاسلامية‎) is a religious and social organization in Bahrain. It represents the traditionalist Sunni trend and is one of the three major Sunni religious...
Muharram in Bahrain
The Islamic month of Muharram is a period of mourning in Shia Islam and commemorates the death of Imam Hussain, the third Imam, and his companions at the Battle of Karbala in 680 AD. Processions ...
Muharram in Bahrain - Wikipedia
Islamic Education Society
The Islamic Education Society (Arabic: جمعية التربية الإسلامية‎) is an Islamic organization in Bahrain that follows and promotes the conservative Salafist ideology. It participates in politi...