Al-Wefaq: Over 200 HR Violations on Anniversary of Feb. 14 Uprising, Including 28 Arrests and Dozens of Raids
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society monitored more than 200 human rights violations in the second and third weeks of February.
NGOs Call on Interpol to Reform "Red Notice" System following Extradition of Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
A number of human rights pressure groups, including Fair Trials, Human Rights Watch and BIRD, have called on international policing agency Interpol to reform the way it handles ‘Red Notice' requests, following the recent extradition of Bahraini dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohammed Ali from Serbia to Bahrain.
Italy Calls on Bahrain to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a strongly-worded letter calling on Bahrain to free detained human rights activist, Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Bahrain Arbitrarily Detains 6 Children in Orphanage: HRW and BIRD
Bahrain authorities are detaining six boys, ages 14 and 15, in a child welfare facility, the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy and Human Rights Watch said today.
Al-Wefaq: 284 HR Violations, 84 Protests in January
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, largest opposition political society, said that it documented 284 human rights violations practiced by the Bahraini authorities in January 2022.
Bahrain at Forefront of Countries Using Spyware Programs, Mainly Cellebrite and Pegasus
The Code Story website published an article on its website on the authorities' misuse of technology and stated that Bahrain appears to be at the forefront.
Ahmed Jaafar Extradition Represents First Case of Its Kind since Election of Emirati General Al-Raisi to Interpol Presidency: The Guardian
The British "The Guardian" newspaper said that the Serbian authorities have extradited a Bahraini dissident, Ahmed Jaafar, in cooperation with Interpol despite an injunction by the European court of human rights, in the first test for the international policing organization.
Middle East Eye: Serbia Ignored ECHR Ruling by Extraditing Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
Serbia extradited Bahraini political dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohamed Ali after Serbian officials responded to an Interpol red notice request from the kingdom, despite a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) specifically forbidding this.
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.
UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs Condemns Targeting Phones of Ibtisam Al-Saegh and Hala Deeb with Pegasus
Mary Lawlor, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, posted a tweet condemning the violations practiced against female human rights defenders through Pegasus program.
Rights Groups Urge US to Press for Prominent Bahraini Prisoner's Release
Dozens of human rights groups have called on the US and other western governments to advocate for the release of prominent Bahraini opposition figure Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on a hunger strike in prison for nearly 200 days.
HRW: Bahrain's Int'l Allies should Condition their Aid to Bahrain on Improvement in its HR Record
Bahraini activists commemorated the tenth anniversary of the 2011 pro-democracy uprisings amid heavy repression, including the arrest and torture of children, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022. Independent media and prominent opposition groups remained outlawed.
Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Says She Raised HR Issues in Her Meetings with Bahraini Officials
Deputy Foreign Minister of the Italian government, Marina Sereni, said that she visited Bahrain on November 17 and raised human rights issues with Bahraini officials.
Six NGOs Call on UN Secretary-General to Help Foster Human Rights and Democracy in Bahrain
Six NGOs called on Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres to help foster human rights and democracy.
US State Department Condemns HR Violations in Bahrain, Demands Release of All Political Prisoners
The US State Department expressed growing concerns about the worsening human rights situation in Bahrain due to continued arrests of activists and journalists, demanding the immediate release of all political prisoners.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in its Report on Democracy and HR: Allegations of Mistreatment Continue in Bahrain
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said "Allegations of mistreatment in detention continued to be made in Bahrain," indicating that "it monitored such cases closely, and engaged with the Government of Bahrain, Bahraini oversight bodies and international organizations on these issues."
Figure Accused of Committing Major HR Violations Delivers Opening Speech at Manama Dialogue
It is said that birds of a feather flock together. This applies to politics as well. Bahrain gave the task of delivering the opening speech of the Manama Dialogue Forum to a minister involved in vast human rights violations in his country.
Detainee with Knee Injury Denied Treatment, MoI Refuses to Release him under Alternative Penalty Code
Family of political prisoner Habib Abdulhussein Habib said they exhausted all ways to enable their detained son receive his right to treatment.
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.
Badr Al-Gaith Leaves (Safe) World of Executioners with an Overdose
Until the evening of November 1, 2021, notorious executioner Badr Ibrahim Al-Gaith, 41, was convinced that he was one of those in the safety net that fear nothing in Bahrain, but he forgot that fate and the timing of one leaving this world is not in the hands of the ruling family.