Org. Condemn Upholding Death Sentences against 3 Bahrainis: Travesty of Justice
Four human rights organizations condemned the death penalty against the detainees Abass Al-Samei, Sami Mushaima and Ali Al-Singace (accused of killing an Emirati officer during clashes with protestors in a village east of the capital, Manama, in March 2014).
Over 20 HR Groups Call for Activist Ghada Jamsheer’s Immediate Release
A number of human rights organizations demanded the immediate and unconditional release of Bahraini activist Ghada Jamsheer.
International HR Groups Call on Bahrain to End Reprisals and Harassment of Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman
32 human rights organizations from around world denounced continued harassment of human rights defenders by authorities in Bahrain.
HR Groups Condemn Arrests of Shia Clerics and Activists over Diraz Sit-In: Sectarian Persecution
Five human rights organizations denounced Bahraini authorities' recent campaign of arrests launched against protestors at Diraz sit-in.
NGOs Denounce Bahrain's New Expansive Press Regulations
A number of human rights non-governmental organizations condemned the recently expanded press restrictions in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Salam Organization: Diraz Siege; a Tool for Sectarian Persecution
Salam group says Bahraini authorities continue their campaign to target Diraz, stronghold of Shiite leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
HR Groups Condemn Rajab's Re-arrest and Call for his Immediate Release
HR organizations condemned Rajab's arrest stressing that all HR activists must have freedom to operate in their country.
HR Groups on National Religious Freedom Day Call for Ending “Sectarian Discrimination”
10 human rights organizations expressed their opposition to all policies and measures that target people because of their religion or sect and called on the authorities to guarantee equality for all.
HR Groups Call for Immediate Investigation into Death of Ali Abdulghani
A number of Bahraini human rights organizations called for an immediate investigation into the incident that led to youth Ali Abdulghani’s (18 years old) death, after he sustained severe head injuries during a police pursuit to arrest him.
Five HR Groups: Bahrain Abandoned Truth & Reconciliation for Violence & Intimidation
Bahrain Mirror: Five human rights organizations commemorated the fifth anniversary of the February 14 uprising and said in a statement that "the political situation in the past five years have not gotten any better since Bahraini authorities clamped down on 2011 protests".
16 HR Groups Demand UN Human Rights Council to Assign Special Rapporteur on Bahrain
16 human rights organizations sent a letter to the member states in the United Nations Human Rights Council regarding the developments in the human rights status in Bahrain ahead of the next session to be held in Geneva.
Canadian Montreal Univ. Hosts Event Marking Bahraini Uprising's 5th Anniv.
Bahrain Mirror: A number of Human Rights organizations announced that the Canadian University Of Montreal will host an art exhibition marking the fifth anniversary of the Bahraini uprising that erupted on February 14 to call for putting an end to the ruling Al Khalifa family's monopoly over power.
HR Groups: Sentence against 57 Detainees Is Punishment of Torture Victims
Bahrain Mirror: Three Bahraini organizations condemned the sentences issued by Bahraini courts on January 25, 2016 to imprison 57 detainees to an additional 15 years over claims of their involvement in Jaw Prison riots that took place in March, 2015.
27 NGOs Demand Lifting Travel Ban on Nabeel Rajab
27 NGOs urged the Bahraini authorities to lift the “arbitrary travel ban” imposed on the human rights defender and president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights Nabeel Rajab.
Six HR Organizations: Sheikh Al-Nimr Demanded Political Rights in his Country..His Execution Is a Crime
Bahrain Mirror: Six human rights organizations issued a statement condemning with the harshest terms the implementation of the death sentence issued by the Saudi authorities against the prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr Al-Nimr, with three others prisoners of conscience.
9 HR Groups Urge Dropping Death Sentences Based on Coerced Confessions under Torture
Bahrain Mirror: Nine human rights organizations expressed great concern over upholding death sentences against two young men “who stated that they were exposed to brutal torture to extract a confession of having committed the murder of a policeman in the Al-Dair village near the Bahrain International Airport area.”
5 HR Groups call for Campaign against Death Penalties Handed Down to Mohammad Ramadan & Hussein Mousa
Bahrain Mirror: Five human rights organizations called for the most widespread campaign against the verdict issued by the Bahraini Court of Cassation to uphold death penalties against the two citizens, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa, whom the authorities brought charges against over political reasons.
HR Organization: Bahrain killed More than 10 Children & Detained 1,500 Others
Bahrain Mirror: Nine Human Rights Organizations expressed their concerns on Friday (November 20, 2015), regarding the Bahraini government’s ongoing violations of hundreds of children’s rights and breach of the UN convention on the Rights of the Child.
8 Bahraini HR Groups Call for Participation in Solidarity Campaign with Child Victims on Universal Children's Day
Bahrain Mirror: Eight Bahraini Human Rights Organizations launched a campaign to voice their stance against violence and violations practiced against children in Bahrain.
9 HR Organizations Call for Parweez’s Immediate Release
Bahrain Mirror: Nine human rights organizations expressed their deep concern over the health deterioration of the prominent human rights defender Mohammad Hassan Jawad known as Parweez (68 years old), who is serving a 15-year jail term.