Amnesty Int'l Calls for Urgent Action to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
Amnesty International called for an urgent action to release imprisoned academic in Bahrain Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Urgent Letter from Detained Leaders Demanding UN Secretary-General to Immediately Interefe to Save Abduljalil Al-Singace's Life
A number of detained political leaders in Bahrain issued an urgent appeal to the United Nations Secretary-General and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights asking them to intervene immediately to save the life of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike for nearly 250 days.
61 British MPs Sign Motion Demanding Release of Leaders and Political Detainees, Engaging in Dialogue
The British House of Commons is witnessing a widespread movement in light of the high number of voters on a parliamentary motion condemning human rights violations in Bahrain from different parties, within limited hours of its introduction.
Number of British MPs Signing on Petition Demanding Al-Singace's Release Increases to 39
The number of MPs signing on a parliamentary petition calling for the release of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace has risen to 39.
Al-Singace Starts Open Hunger Strike in Protest of Being Targeted by Officer Mohammad Yousef Fakhro
Detainee Abduljalil Al-Singace announced launching an open hunger strike and stopping receiving medication and making calls due to the humiliating and degrading treatment by officer Mohammad Yousef Fakhro, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights said.
14 British MPs Call on their Gov't to Reconsider Relations with Bahrain, Urge Bahraini Authorities to Release Opposition Leaders
14 MPs in the UK Parliament sent an urgent letter to Britain's foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, urging him to pressure on the Bahraini government to release political prisoners.
Hasan Mushaima Still Waiting Results of Cancer Test He Underwent Last August
Ali Mushaima, son of prominent opposition leader and detainee Hasan Mushaima, said that his father is still waiting for the results of the cancer test he underwent last August.
Sheikh Mahrous Still Banned from Treatment, Suffers from Colon Problems and Bleeding
Alya Radi, wife of imprisoned Al-Wefaq Secreaty-General Sheikh Ali Salman, said that one of the prisoners with Sheikh Salman in the “figures’ cell” in Jaw Central Prison, Sheikh Mirza Mahrous, is still banned from treating his colon problems.
Reuters: Jailed Bahraini Opposition Leader Denied Medical Treatment
Bahraini opposition leader Hassan Mushaima is being denied vital medical care in jail in the Gulf state, says his son Ali Mushaima, on hunger strike outside Bahrain’s London embassy.
US State Department: Bahraini Gov’t Denies Holding Political Prisoners despite Acknowledging Holding Dozens of High-Profile Individuals
The US State Department report about human rights in the world for 2017 that was recently issued stated that the Bahraini government denied holding any political prisoners, although it acknowledged holding several dozen high-profile individuals, including leaders or prominent members of political societies and organizations and others who were publicly critical of government institutions or government actions prior to their arrests.
“Figures” Building in Jaw Prison Raided Yesterday Afternoon
Security authorities affiliated to Ministry of Interior raided yesterday (Tuesday, October 17, 2017) in the afternoon the figures building in Jaw Central Prison and confiscated some books and belongings.
AFP: Bahrain Accuses Chief Opponent of 'Inciting Hatred'
Bahraini authorities have accused a prominent opposition figure of "inciting hatred and contempt against the regime" in a statement to foreign media, a local newspaper reported Monday.
Appeals Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Ibrahim Sharif
The Appeals Court upheld on Monday (November 7, 2016) the First Instance Court’s verdict that sentenced the prominent opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif to one full year in prison.
Opposition Figures from Jaw Prison Confirm Necessity of Popular Movement
A number of detained Shiite clerics in the Central Jaw Prison, said that introducing the personal status law by the authorities aims at “weakening the opposition, and pressuring it to abandon its legitimate demands and its popular movement.”
HRW Launches Interactive Website that Presents Profiles of 140 Prominent Gulf Dissidents, Condemns Crack-down Campaign
Human Rights Watch condemned crack down on the dissidents in the Gulf States, particularly through surveilling their activism on the Internet and called on the government of these states to resort to making reforms instead of imprisoning the peaceful dissidents.
Detained Opposition Figures Urge Bahrainis to Defend Sheikh Isa Qassim
Imprisoned opposition figures at Bahrain’s Jaw Prison issued statement voicing their solidarity with Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Bahraini Shiites Demand “International Protection” from Al Khalifa Oppression
Thousands of Shiite citizens in Bahrain called for international protection from the sectarian oppression practiced by the ruling Al Khalifa family against them on Friday (March 4, 2016), stressing that the authorities follow a systematic policy of targeting the indigenous Shia population.
February Box: Saudi-Funded Al-Arabiya Cameras Set inside National Security Service's Torture Chamber & Sheikh Saqr Al Khalifa's Office!
The Bahraini authorities told the prisoners that they will meet the King's delegate, Sheikh Saqr Al Khalifa. That day is embedded in their memories. All the prisoners shared the same beginning; however, their ends differed somehow.
Bahraini Detained Figures: 4 Imprisoned Opposition Leaders' Health at Risk
Bahrain Mirror: Detained Bahraini opposition figures issued a statement from prison warning of the deterioration of the health conditions of Abdulwahab Hussein, Hassan Mushaima', Mohammad Jawad Parweez and Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace.
British MPs Put Forward Motion Calling for Release of Bahraini Opposition Leaders
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A group of British Members of Parliament have put forward a motion in the UK House of Commons on human rights abuses in Bahrain, calling for the release of Bahraini opposition leaders.