Manama: The Bahraini regime has revoked the citizenship of 31 opposition activists, accusing them of being threats to state security.
Two brothers, Jawad and Jalal Fairuz, who were former members of Bahrains parliament representing the countrys main opposition group al-Wefaq, were among the individuals whose citizenships were revoked, the official Bahrain News Agency reported on Wednesday.
The list also included Ali Mashaima, the son of Hassan Mashaima who is the leader of the opposition movement Haq and is serving a life sentence.
Matar Matar, a leading al-Wefaq member, said that many of those being named by the Bahraini authorities were acquitted by a military court" after being accused of undermining state security.
Bahrains uprising began in mid-February 2011.
On October 30, the Manama regime imposed a ban on all public gatherings across the country.
The protesters say they will continue holding demonstrations against the Al Khalifa regime until their demand for the establishment of a democratically elected government is met.
The list: Saeed Al Shehabi, Ebrahim Ghuloom Karimi, Jaafar Ahmad Al Hassabi, Ali Hassan Mushaima, Abdul Raoof Al Shehabi, Mussa Abdali Mohammad, Abbas Abdul Aziz Omran, Mohammad Mahmoud Al Kharraz, Qassim Badr Hashem, Hassan Amir Akbar Sadiq, Sayyed Mohammad Ali Al Mousawi, Abdul Hadi Abdul Rasoul Ahmad, Alawi Saeed Sayed Sharaf, Hussain Abdul Shaheed Hubail, Hussain Mirza Abdul Baqi, Khalid Hameed Mansour, Kamal Ahmad Ali, Ghulam Khairallah Mohammadi, Mohammad Ebrahim Hussain Fathi, Sayyed Abdul Nabi Al Mousawi, Taymour Abdullah Jumaa Karimi, Mohammad Ridha Mortadha Abed, Habeeb Darweesh Ghuloom, Ebrahim Ghuloom Abbas, Mariam Al Sayyed Ebrahim, Abdul Amir Ebrahim Al Mousawi, Ebrahim Khalil Ghuloom, Esmail Khalil Ghulom, Adnan Ahmad Ali, Jawad Fairouz Ghuloom and Jalal Fairouz Ghuloom.
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