Bahrain follows Saudi Arabia by legalizing Human Rights Violations

HM the King issues four laws
4 February, 2014 – BNA

(BNA) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today issued four laws for this year.

According to Law 1, Article 214 of Penal Code of 1976 was amended as follows:

“A prison sentence of a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years, and a fine of not less than BD 1000 and not more than BD 10000 shall be the penalty for any person who offends publically the Monarch of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the national flag or emblem, and the penalty shall be tightened if the offence was committed in the presence of the King.”

In Law 2/2013, HM the King ratified the by-law of the GCC Emergency Management Centre.