2023 Portfolios: London Removes Manama from Human Rights Violations List 2 Weeks After 1 Billion Pound Deal
During his visit to Britain in early July 2023, Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced the investment of one billion pounds sterling in the British economy, despite its ongoing crises.
British MP Charged with Racially Aggravated Public Order Offence
The Conservative MP Bob Stewart has been charged with a racially aggravated public order offence after an incident outside a reception hosted by the Bahraini embassy.
20 UK MPs Express "Grave Concerns" over FIA, F1 Role in Sportswashing in Bahrain, KSA
20 UK Members of Parliament have expressed "grave concerns" to FIA and Formula 1 bosses over their role in "sportswashing" ahead of the 2023 season starting in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
BIRD, HRW and Reprieve: UK Foreign Office's Report on Bahrain Misleading, should be Corrected
Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Human Rights Watch and Reprieve criticized the UK Foreign Office's 2021 Human Rights and Democracy Report, issued on December 9, 2022, and confirmed that it is fraught with inaccuracies that whitewash Bahrain's appalling human rights record and risk enabling abusers.
British MP Demands its Gov't to End Support for Bahrain
"Today marks the 12th anniversary of the Bahraini uprising. Hundreds of thousands rose up to demand democracy and were brutally put down," British Labour Party MP Bell Ribeiro tweeted.
UK Accused of "Dangerous Whitewash" over Bahrain Human Rights Abuses
The British foreign secretary, James Cleverly, has been urged by humanitarian organizations to issue a correction over a "misleading" Foreign Office (FCDO) report on Bahrain, as they say it represents a "dangerous whitewash" on human rights that risks emboldening abusers in the Gulf state.
Amnesty International Warns King Charles's Charity over Working in Bahrain
Amnesty International UK called for "proper due diligence" by the Prince's Foundation, which is taking part in a major property development in Bahrain despite the country's human rights violations.
Activists Protest in Front of Royal Windsor Horse Show Attended by King of Bahrain
Activists have condemned a visit by members of Bahrain's ruling family to the UK to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
Britain Exempts Bahrainis from Visa Starting June 1
The British Home Office announced exempting Bahraini citizens from tourism visas, indicating that this decision will take effect on June 1.
61 British MPs Sign Motion Demanding Release of Leaders and Political Detainees, Engaging in Dialogue
The British House of Commons is witnessing a widespread movement in light of the high number of voters on a parliamentary motion condemning human rights violations in Bahrain from different parties, within limited hours of its introduction.
British Website Condemns MP Bob Stewart for Condemning Presence of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
The British Declassified website condemned in a tweet on its official Twitter account the comments of MP Bob Stewart on political prisoners in Bahrain.
Britain: Parliamentary Motion Expresses Concern at Continuing HR Violations in Bahrain
47 British MPs signed a motion expressing grave concern at serious human rights violations in Bahrain.
British Parliament Calls for Releasing Political Prisoners in Bahrain
British MPs called for the release of political prisoners during a session in which the Governments of Bahrain and Britain, which uses taxpayers' money to support Bahraini agencies accused of human rights violations, were sharply criticized.
Interior Ministry Takes Legal Steps against Sharifa Siwar after Announcing that King's Son is Bahrain's Largest Drug Dealer
The Anti-Cyber Crime Directorate of the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security announced taking measures and bringing cases against phycologist Sharifa Siwar, who announced arriving in London to seek asylum there.
Sharifa Siwar Demands Asylum in Britain, Accuses King's Son of Promoting Drugs in Bahrain
Psychologist Sharifa Siwar announced on Friday, December 31, 2021, from London, that she had left Bahrain to seek asylum in Britain.
Mushaima Starts Hunger Strike, UK Parliamentarian Urges his Gov't to Punish Regime
London-based activist Ali Mushaima announced starting a hunger a strike on (November 23, 2021), in solidarity with detained academic Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and to demand the release of his father, Haq Movement leader who is sentenced to life imprisonment.
Iran's Foreign Minister Expresses Regret over Continued Hurman Rights Abuse in Bahrain
Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian expressed in a phone call with his British counterpart his country's regret over the continued human rights abuse in Bahrain.
UK MPs Call on their Gov't to Push Bahrain to Release Al-Singace
British lawmakers, trade unions, NGOs, academics, and lawyers called on the government to push Bahrain to release a key opposition figure who has been on hunger strike for months over his "ill-treatment" in prison.
Pandora Documents Reveal Millions Worth Transactions between Former UK PM and Family of Bahraini Minister
The secret wealth and dealings of world leaders, politicians and billionaires have been exposed in one of the biggest leaks of financial documents.
British University and College Union Calls on Secretary of State Dominic Raab to Intervene to Immediately Release Al-Singace
University and College Union (UCU) condemned the imprisonment of Bahraini academic and human rights defender Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace. The union said in a tweet that the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Raab should intervene to secure Al-Singace's immediate release.