A Letter from Bahrainís Top Students to Dr. Koumbou Boly, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education
On January 24, Bahrain Mirror published a report directed at UNESCO entitled "The scary numbers UNESCO should address on International Day of Education". The report talked about the discrimination practiced with regards to educational scholarships in Bahrain. Unfortunately, the tragedy is being repeated now.
Mohammad Sultan: Empty Stomachs and a King Leading Us to the Abyss
Hundreds of prisoners of conscience in Bahrain have launched a hunger strike since August 18, 2019, protesting against the inhumane treatment which violates the most basic international standards for the treatment of prisoners.
Hamburger Joy...Activist Ali Mhanna Lists Facts about Jaw Prison
A stale and cold hamburger sandwich makes prisoners who are served nothing but bad food happy. Thursday night is the prisoners' favorite night, as this cold meal is the reason for their joy.
Prisoners' Hunger Strike Enters 6th Day, Prison Administration Insists on Not Answering Their Demands
The hunger strike battle entered its sixth day, while the Jaw prison administration turns a blind eye to the prisoners' demands, exerts more pressure and threatens them that worse is to come.
Al-Wefaq: Int'l Community and Free World Must Act to Protect Bahraini Prisoners
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society declared that it is necessary to take action to save prisoners of conscience in Bahrain, who are subjected to various forms of harassment, oppression and deprivation in prisons.
196 Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Solidarity with 15 Political Prisoners in Isolation Building
81 prisoners in building 13 have joined the hunger strike, along with 115 others in building 14, in solidarity with the 15 prisoners who started an open hunger strike on (Thursday, August 16, 2019), in protest against the strict security restriction, discrimination from the rest of the prisoners and the harsh conditions they have been suffering two years ago.
15 Political Prisoners in Isolation Building Start Open Hunger Strike
15 political prisoners started on Thursday (August 15, 2019) an open hunger strike after two full years of systematic isolation in Jaw Prison. What is this isolation prison?
Reprieve Calls for Signing Petition Raised to Boris Johnson to Re-Try Torture Victim Maher Al-Khabbaz
Reprieve called on its supporters to sign a petition raised to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding him to interfere and call Bahrain to re-try the torture victim and death convict Maher Al-Khabbaz.
A Letter to Judges I Donít Know: Release My Mother Fatima Al-Nasif
I want to send a humane appeal to the judiciary in Riyadh. My name is Shahed and I am 15 years old. I havenít heard the voice of my mother, Fatima Al-Nasif, for over 10 days. I heard from her prison inmates that she was taken to trial in Riyadh last week. We were waiting for her return to the General Investigations Directorate prison in Dammam. Yesterday (Monday) was our weekly phone call date. We waited for a call from her to tell us any information about her trial, but we didnít receive any heartwarming news.
Mother of Prisoner Suffering Cancer: My Son and I on Hunger Strike until He Receives Right to Treatment
"Eliasí situation is deteriorating from bad to worse and the prisonís administration is stalling his treatment," says Elias' mother in a weak voice holding back her tears.
Prisoner of Conscience Yousef Al-Dairy: Between the Pain of Illness Ravaging his Bones and his Little Sonís Distance
What can Yousef A-Dairy do when two pains have taken over his life, each pain greater than the other; a pain in the body and an ache in the heart.
3 Organizations Call for Scrutinizing Bahrain Record at HRC41
Three Bahraini human rights organizations sent a joint letter to members of the Human Rights Council, informing them of the deterioration of the human rights situation in Bahrain and calling for Bahrain's human rights record to be scrutinized by Member States during the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Family of Prisoner of Conscience Yousuf Hassan Demands Allowing him Treatment, Stopping Harassment
Parents of prisoner of conscience, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, Yousuf Hassan Jassim, called for allowing their son to receive treatment, noting that prison officials are depriving him of medical treatment.
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.
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.
Al-Muhadfa to "Bahrain Mirror": Accusing Me of Managing "Na'eb Ta'eb" Account is False
The Germany-based human rights activist Yousif Al-Muhafda denied in a statement to "Bahrain Mirror" what was stated by the Bahraini Ministry of Interior with regards to being responsible for managing "Na'eb Ta'eb" Twitter account.
Saudi Arabia Frees Four More Women on Trial over Rights Issues
Saudi authorities have temporarily freed at least four more women facing trial over charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign journalists and diplomats, other rights campaigners said on Thursday.
HRW: Macron should Criticize Bahrainís HR Record in front of King Hamad
"French President Emmanuel Macron should not hold back in criticizing Bahrain's dismal rights record during King Hamad Al Khalifa's visit to Paris on April 30," Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.
U.N. Rights Boss Condemns Saudi Arabia Beheading 37 Men
United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday strongly condemned the executions of 37 Saudi men beheaded in six cities across the kingdom a day before, a statement said.
UN HR Commissioner Deeply Concerned by Mass Terrorism Convictions in Bahrain
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressed on Thursday (April 18, 2019) alarm at a court decision in Bahrain that revoked the nationalities of 138 people after a mass trial.