First Half of 2019 Witnessed 349 Arbitrary Arrests Including 20 Children: BFHR
President of the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), Baqir Darwish, announced in a press conference held by three human rights organizations on Thursday (February 13, 2020) in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, entitled "Evaluation of violations in Bahrain during 2019" that: "In the first 6 months of 2019, 349 people, including 20 children and 3 women, were arbitrarily arrested."
2019 Roundup: At Least 500 Bahrainis Arrested in Raid Campaigns (BFHR)
2019 raid campaigns resulted in the arrest of at least 500 Bahrainis, the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) noted, stressing that most of the raids were carried out at night and unlawfully.
BFHR to NIHR: You are Busy Denying Violations while Scabies Cases in Prisons Need Medical Follow-up
Commenting on the statement issued by the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the statement comes in the context of its constant preoccupation with denying torture whenever the authorities are condemned over new human rights violations.
BFHR: Deprivation of Treatment is Typical Form of Torture in Bahrain
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that it has monitored, during the last period, dozens of complaints by detainees, due to the violation of their right to receive appropriate and necessary treatment, especially in the Jaw Central Prison.
SALAM DHR and BFHR Issue Report: No Tolerance for Religious Rituals of Ashura in Bahrain
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR) and Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) issued a joint report documenting violations during the Ashura season in Bahrain under the title "No Tolerance for Religious Rituals in Ashura".
Learn about Reality of Situation in Bahrain with Human Rights Forum Numbers
In a press conference held in Beirut, the president of the Bahrain Human Rights Forum, Baqir Darwish, presented the annual report of the Forum for 2018 with a number of documented figures on the forms of violations practiced against Bahrainis.
"Torture, the Master of Evidence" in Bahrain: 791 Documented Torture Cases as Regime Perpetuates Impunity Policy
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights launched its annual report for year 2018, entitled "Torture, the Master of Evidence" at a press conference held today in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights Launches Annual Report "Torture, the Master of Evidence" Today in Beirut
A press conference was organized by the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, for the launch of its annual report for 2018, entitled: "Torture, the master of evidence".
BFHR: NIHR Lying about Condition of Detainee Hussein Khamis
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) is lying about what it said regarding addressing the case of torture victim Hussein Ali Khamis in its statement yesterday.
How Bahraini Citizens Became Potential Victims of the Regime’s Decisions since 1923
On July 26, 2013, a Royal Decree was issued extending the powers of the Supreme Defense Council and granting it the authority to adopt strategies and programs for the development of national security. Upon reviewing the laws governing the performance of this Council, it will be clear that establishing the security doctrine and drawing the security policy is limited to members of this council, which consists of first and second-rank Al Khalifa figures and probably some individuals from families loyal to the ruling family exclusively.
Bahrainis Face New System of Repression which Saudi Ambassador Take Part in: Baqer Darwish
President of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights Baqer Darwish commented on a report published by Bahrain Mirror regarding the interference of Saudi ambassador in supporting the treason campaign and calling for oppressing Bahrainis who expressed their views on the dire situation in their country and their criticism on bringing teachers from Saudi Arabia instead of hiring Bahraini unemployed teachers.
New Testimonies on "Diraz Massacre" Reported by BFHR
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights published new testimonies on the killing processes that claimed the lives of 5 protestors at Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim's house, during Diraz Raid, in May 2017, and the crimes that took place at that time
Human Rights Activists Produce Animated Documentary Entitled "The Story of Hakeem Al-Araibi"
Human Rights activists produced an animated documentary entitled "The Story of Hakeem" in English with Arabic subtitles. It shows the details of the prosecution and security pursuit of Bahraini soccer player Hakeem Al-Araibi until his release in Thailand and his return to Australia.
BFHR Calls for Freezing Bahrain's Membership in ICCPR after Sheikh Ali Salman’s Life Sentence
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) called on member states of the Human Rights Council to freeze Bahrain's membership in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which the government had joined under Law No. 56 of 2006 issued on August 12, 2006.
BFHR Annual Report: 13788 Bahrainis Arrested since 2011, 2165 Violations Recorded in 2017
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) issued its annual report, entitled " Chased without Protection: Silence, or Prison, Death, and Deportation” in which it monitored the human rights situation in Bahrain during 2017.
Bahrain’s HRC Membership Win won’t Stop Int’l Condemnations of its Black Record: Baqer Darwish
President of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights Baqer Darwish commented on Bahrain’s Human Rights Council membership win saying “International condemnations will not stop and the diplomatic performance of some member states will remain steadfast in condemning violations, and diplomatic failure to polish violations since 2011 will be repeated.”
50 Arrested and 54 Tortured Last July, Human Rights Report
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said that the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain continued in July of 2018, with 844 recorded human rights violations.
Darwish: We Welcome Criticism of High Commissioner for Human Rights on Decisions to Revoke Nationalities
President of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) Baqer Darwish welcomed the criticism of new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet regarding the striping of nationality in Bahrain during the opening of the 39th session of Human Rights Council in UN.
BFHR: Bahraini Courts Sentenced 90 Citizens to Life Imprisonment in first half of 2018
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the Bahraini courts sentenced 90 citizens to life imprisonment in the first half of 2018, indicating that arbitrary 3-year sentences were issued against 141 Bahraini citizens.
BFHR: Ending Security Siege does not Eliminate Right to Hold Individuals Accountable
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that ending the security siege on the Shiite Diraz village, resided by over 20 thousand citizens, which lasted nearly 750 days does not eliminate the right to hold individuals accountable.