UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: 20 Bahrainis are Arbitrary Detained as part of "Zulfiqar Brigades" Trial
The United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an opinion concerning the cases of 20 Bahraini citizens convicted by the Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court on 15 May 2018, following a mass trial involving 138 defendants.
Mohammad Fakhrawi in Isolation, Deprived of Phone Calls
The targeting of detainee Mohammad Fakhrawi in Jaw prison is increasing every day amid suspicious silence of the competent authorities. The prison administration isolated him in building 2 with nearly 700 prisoners, all of whom convicted in drug-related cases, put him in a contaminated place, and are now depriving him of contacting his family.
Al-Wefaq: Bahrainis Subjected to Worst Forms of HR Violations since 9 Years
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that Bahraini citizens have been subjected, for nine years in a row, to the worst forms of crimes, gross abuses and human rights violations.
Amnesty Calls on Bahrain to Offer Fair Trial to Hussein Moussa and Mohammad Ramadan
Amnesty International called to take an urgent action in case of Mohammad Ramadan Isa Ali Hussein and Hussein Ali Mousa Hussein Mohammad who were sentenced to death in Bahrain.
Murder and Torture Crimes against Journalists Passed without Punishment: Salam Org.
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights said that executioners in Bahraini security apparatuses, mainly the National Security Agency, enjoy immunity.
"Fighting for Hakeem": New Book by Craig Foster on how Activists Won in Face of Two Monarchies, Military Councils & World's Top Sports Organizations
Former Socceroo Craig Foster launched his new book "Fighting for Hakeem" last Wednesday, revealing the inner workings of the campaign to free the young footballer, Hakeem Al-Araibi, who was detained for 76 days in a Thai prison thanks to the "systemic failure of Australian Government agencies", as Amnesty described.
Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike Urges Britain to Stop Training Bahraini Security Forces
A Bahraini political prisoner on hunger strike sent a letter to the British Foreign Office urging them to stop training that is contributing to human rights violations in the Gulf state, reported the Morning Star newspaper.
Detainee Hajar Mansour: I feel Suffocated
Detainee Hajar Mansour replied with tears when she was asked about her condition in an audio recording from prison. Hajar is no longer able to express her situation but with describing it as "suffocating". She repeated her statement with tears. Within less than one minute of the recorded audio, Hajar reiterated the word "suffocated" eight times, perhaps she thought saying it one time doesn't express the situation she is suffering from.
Amnesty Int'l Says Denying Imprisoned Bahraini Activist Al-Singace Medical Care ‘Latest Act of Cruelty'
The Bahraini authorities' inhuman denial of urgent medical treatment for seriously ill Bahraini academic and opposition activist, Dr Abdel-Jalil al-Singace, is a denial of his right to health and an act of intentional cruelty, said Amnesty International today.
Lord Ahmad Expresses Deep Concern over Execution of 3 Men in Bahrain
The Minister of State for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon expressed deep concern and regret that these executions were carried out in Bahrain.
This is What Executed Ali Al-Arab was Exposed to: Amnesty Int’l
Bahrain executed on Saturday (July 27, 2019) Ali Al-Arab after accusing him of joining a terrorist group and murdering a policeman, but the question remains: Does Bahrain have even one piece of evidence to convict him?
"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".
Detainee Ali Al-Ghanemi Demands Investigating Attack They Suffered in Building 13 in Jaw Prison
Detainee Ali Al-Ghanemi demanded the competent parties to take action in order to save him as well as the other political prisoners who are being ill-treated and tortured due to demanding their rights.
Political Prisoners in Building 13 in Jaw Prison Beaten, Insulted, Transferred to Solitary Confinement
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh confirmed that a number of prisoners in building 13 in Jaw Central Prison were beaten, insulted and put in solitary confinement after demanding their rights.
Human Rights Groups: Bahrain Cycling Team Participation in France Race is a Front to Whitewash Bahrain’s Image
Bahrain Cycling Team (Bahrain-Merida) has denied allegations that its participation in the Tour de France aims to polish the image of Bahrain in the world through sport, claiming that they are ill-targeted and illogical because the team is completely distinct and separate from the Bahraini government..
Yousif Al-Muhafda in Dublin University: Bahraini Judiciary Takes Part in Torture Policy
Vice President of Salam organization Yousif Al-Muhafda said on Wednesday (June 25, 2019) that the judiciary takes part in the vast torture policy in Bahrain.
On Int'l Day of in Support of Victims of Torture Al-Aswad Says: Bahrain Still Tortures
Marking International Day in Support Victims of Torture, which falls on June 26, former Al-Wefaq MP Ali Al-Aswad discussed how torture continues to be practiced in Bahrain more than 7 years after the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry report.
UN Experts Call on Bahrain to Halt Executions of Al-Arab and Al-Malali
UN human rights experts have appealed to Bahrain to halt the imminent executions of Ali Mohamed Ali Mohamed Hakeem Al-Arab and Ahmed Isa Ahmed Isa Al-Malali, amid serious concerns that they were coerced into making confessions through torture and did not receive a fair trial.
U.N. Says UAE Activist Mansoor's Prison Conditions "May Constitute Torture"
Prominent United Arab Emirates (UAE) pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, including prolonged solitary confinement, U.N. human rights experts said on Tuesday.