BFHR: Only 18% Shiite Representation in New Cabinet Composition
Bahrain Mirror: The media manager of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), Baqer Darwish, said that the Bahraini authorities are still exercising discrimination against the indigenous Shiites, as their representation was 0% in the sovereign ministries and 18.18% in the service ministries of the new cabinet.
BFHR: US State Department Defends Bahraini Gov’t that Suppresses its Own People
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the statement made by the Spokesperson of US Department of State, John Kirby, “makes the US administration a defender of a country that is used to suppressing its people.”
Bahrain Among 22 States Where Forced Disappearances Are Widely Spread
Bahrain Mirror: The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has ranked Bahrain among 22 states that exercise the serious violation of forced disappearance.
BFHR: Sheikh Hassan Isa, 7th MP to be Arrested in Bahrain
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the arrest of the senior member of Al-Wefaq Society and former Bahraini MP, Sheikh Hassan Isa, represents "a continuation of the political retaliatory approach adopted against dissent since 2011."
BFHR Responds to Bahraini FM: 0% Shiites Assigned to High Security Posts
Bahrain Mirror: The media manager of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), Baqer Darwish, said that in 2014 the Shiite employment was 0% in the higher posts related to security in Bahrain’s ministries.
BFHR: Sitra Security Campaign Results in 65 House Raids and 35 Arrests
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said that 65 houses were raided in the island of Sitra in Bahrain, leading to “35 arbitrary arrests, and causing sabotage inside the citizens’ houses and intimidation of the residents.”
BFHR: Shiites Get Only 3% of Latest Judicial Appointments
Bahrain Mirror: The media manager of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), Baqer Darwish, said that resolution 56 regarding the formation of judicial courts during the judicial year 2015/2016 reflects discrimination in judicial employment.