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Bahrain opposition group appeals against dissolution

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Bahrain’s main Shiite opposition group has appealed against a court ruling that it should be dissolved over terrorism-related charges, a judicial official said on Sunday.

"Al Wefaq has filed an appeal to the Court of Cassation" against its dissolution and the seizure of its assets.

A court ordered the group’s dissolution in July for "harbouring terrorism", inciting violence and encouraging demonstrations which threatened to spark sectarian strife.

    The decision, upheld by an appeals court in September, drew strong criticism from UN chief Ban Ki-moon

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