Gov't of Bahrain didn't Respond to Visit Request by UN Special Rapporteur on Torture: HR Activist
Director of Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy said that Bahrain did not respond to a UN request to accept a visit by a UN rapporteur to Manama.
Parliamentarians Urge Foreign Affairs Minister to Explain France's Stance regarding HR Violations in Bahrain
Sandra Marsaud and Éric Girardin, Members of French Parliament (MPs), drew the attention of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, to the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, according to American for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) website.
3 NGOs Confirm that Bahraini Authorities Exploited Covid-19 Pandemic to Restrict Religious Freedoms during Ashura Season
Three Bahraini human rights organizations issued a statement in which they expressed their concern about the Bahraini government's exploitation of the Covid-19 pandemic to restrict the religious freedoms of Shia citizens during 2021 Ashura season.
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.
HR Report Reveals Torture Detainee Mustafa Khatem was Subjected to
A report by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) revealed the torture and ill-treatment political prisoner Mustafa AbdulKarim Khatam was subjected to after his arrest in order to force him to confess.
Imad Al-Araibi Dies after Eight Years in Prison
Al-Araibi's family, who lives in the village of Al-Musalla, was saddened by the loss of their son Imad a few months after his release from prison following 8 years of arbitrary arrest.
Parliamentarians in France, Spain Raise Questions on Stance Regarding Violations in Bahrain
European parliamentarians continued to pressure their governments on Bahrain's human rights file and abuses practiced by authorities in Manama against dissidents and activists.
Rights Groups, Family Sound Alarm over Prominent Bahraini Hunger Striker
Prominent imprisoned Bahraini opposition figure Abduljalil Al-Singace has lost 10 kg during the first three weeks of a hunger strike, a family member said, as rights groups called for his release and the return of a confiscated manuscript he had written.
Tortured and then Executed: Ali Al-Arab, Ahmed Al-Malali (BCHR Report)
Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) issued an annual report on the anniversary of the execution of martyrs Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malala. The center asked the Bahraini government to end the illegal use of torture and investigate confessions used in court that were given under torture conditions.
Italian Parliamentary Calls for Suspending "King Hamad Chair in Interfaith Dialogue & Peaceful Co-Existence", German Parliamentary Inquires about Al-Signace's Situation
Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and Chairwoman of the Standing Committee on Human Rights Laura Boldrini called on the dean of the Italian La Sapienza University to suspend the collaboration between the educational institution and Bahraini authorities, citing the deteriorating human rights situation in the kingdom.
Health of Haq Movement Leader Hasan Mushaima Severely Deteriorates, His Body is Collapsing
Human rights activist Ali Mushaima, son of Haq Movement leader Hassan Mushaima who is sentenced to life imprisonment, said that the preliminary results of tests conducted on his father showed a serious deterioration in his health.
Israeli Firm Monitors Phones of More than 180 Journalists and Activists around the World, including Saudi Arabia & Bahrain: The Guardian
The British "The Guardian" newspaper revealed that the Israeli technology firm NSO Group targeted editor of the Financial Times and more than 180 editors, investigative reporters and other journalists around the world through surveillance program provided to its government clients across the world, including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Amnesty: Hassan Mushaima One of Prominent Detainees in World Struggling for his Rights in Difficult Health Conditions
Amnesty International, in its Spanish version, specialized a paper on one of the political prisoners, the Bahraini Hassan Mushaima. Amnesty described him as one of the prominent detainees in the world, noting that he is suffering in the Bahrain regime prisons.
Salam Points to Growing Interest of French parliamentarians in Human Rights issues in Bahrain
Three French parliamentarians submitted questions to the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on the human rights situation in Bahrain.
Int'l Demands to Release Hunger Strike Detainee Abduljalil Al-Singace
Heba Morayef, Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Director, demanded the immediate and unconditional release of detainee Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and other prisoners, including Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Hassan Mushaima, who were convicted for exercising their right to freedom of expression and assembly.
British Army "Secretly Operating" in Yemen
British troops are conducting secret operations in Yemen training Saudi forces, according to a report by the investigative website Declassified.
UK MPs Call for Suspension of "Secretive" Gulf Funding Initiatives including Bahrain
British MPs have called on their government to suspend ‘secret' million-pound funding programs for the oil-rich Gulf, which they say could put the UK at risk of complicity in human rights violations in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Italy to Ease Restrictions on Arms Sales to UAE, Saudi
Italy has loosened restrictions on arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported government sources saying yesterday, in a move aimed at easing diplomatic tensions with the two Gulf states.
Al-Wefaq: People of Bahrain Demand to Participate in Managing Country's Affairs
Al-Wefaq stressed that the political right is the main demand of the people of Bahrain, noting that the people have taken to the streets in the past years and are still protesting despite the prohibition and restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly for the sake of political demands.
Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi Sues Federal Government over Wrongful Detention in Thailand
Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi is suing the federal government for negligence and breaching its duty of care after he was wrongfully detained in Thailand, the Australian SBS website reported.