HR Conference in Beirut Demanding Radical Change in Int’l Policies towards Bahrain
An international conference on the human rights situation in Bahrain was held in Beirut, with the participation of international human rights organizations, experts, activists and researchers.
Bahrain: Prison Authorities Harass Prominent Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab
The official Twitter account of prominent Bahraini human rights activist and political prisoner, Nabeel Rajab, said that the authorities of Central Jaw Prison, have exercised exceptional harassment against him.
What Happened to Detainee Zuhair Ibrahim & his Wife before Appearing in Court, Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) issued a new report entitled "Bahrain: Concerns of Further Death Penalties amid Disregard of Prisoners’ Torture Allegations”.
BCHR: 32 Death Sentences since 2011
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemned the Bahraini judiciary's insistence on resorting to death penalty, dubbing it “inhumane punishment”.
22 Convicted to Death Penalty, 83 Articles in Bahraini Constitution on Death Penalty
Legal advisor for Bahrain Center for Human Rights Ibrahim Serhan announced that “number of people convicted to death in Bahrain reached 22, 4 of whom are sentenced to final verdict, and 4 others have received commuted sentences to life in jail”.
BCHR Issues Report Revealing Violations of Military Judiciary in Trying Civilians
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a new report entitled "Death Courts". The report was issued in Arabic and English to highlight violations of military justice and to try civilians before and after the amendment of the Military Justice Act.
Prosecution Renews Detention of Sheikh Al-Rayyash, Sayed Al-Hashimi and Haji Sumoud for 15 Days over Taking Part in Ashura Occasion
The Public Prosecution renewed on Thursday (October 4, 2018) detention of number of clerics and eulogy citers who took part in commemorating Ashura for 15 days. It also renewed the detention of obsequies’ organizers and number of citizens arrested from Al-Malikiya over writing anti-regime expressions on the 10th day of Muharram on one of the village’s streets.
BCHR Documents 27 Arrest Cases within One Week
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it monitored the arrest of 27 citizens within one week, as the legislative elections boycott by the opposition approach.
BCHR Issues Detailed Report about Ashura
Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a report about the violations witnessed in Ashura season in 2018. The report stressed that the Bahraini Constitution guarantees the constitutional freedoms, however, things are different in reality.
BCHR: Bahraini Authorities are Fighting Shiite Rituals in Ashura
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that the security authorities in Bahrain target freedom of religion and belief through imposing restrictions on the commemoration of religious rituals and Ashura rituals in Bahraini villages and cities.
No Right to Rights: BCHR Annual 2017 Report
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) launched its annual Human Rights Report for the year 2017 entitled, "No Right to Rights,” in which it addressed the major human rights violations committed in Bahrain last year.
BCHR Says Nabeel Rajab Banned from Drinking Water since 24 Hours
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said on Thursday (April 19, 2018) that the center’s president Nabeel Rajab is banned from drinking water since 24 hours.
HR Groups including Amnesty Int’l Launch Campaign Urging Bahrain to Release Nabeel Rajab
Amnesty International has launched an online campaign to call on the Bahraini authorities to release Nabeel Rajab on the eve of his sentencing hearing on Tuesday (February 20, 2018).
BCHR: At Least 2 Injured, 3 Detained on 7th Anniversary of 14th Feb. Uprising
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it monitored at least 2 injuries and 3 arrest cases among protestors, on the 7th anniversary of 14th February uprising.
BCHR Documents 69 Arrest Cases within One Week
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it monitored the arrest of 69 citizens within one week only.
FIDH, BCHR Strongly Condemn Unprecedented Wave of Death Sentences in Bahrain
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemned what they called “an unprecedented wave of death sentences in Bahrain”.
BCHR Monitored Yesterday 37 Arrest Cases, Including 3 Children
Bahrain Center for Human Rights said that it monitored on Tuesday (January 23, 2018) the arrest of 37 citizens, including 3 children at least. The authorities also arrested two citizens less than 24 hours following their release.
Case of Nabeel Rajab over Criticizing War on Yemen Adjourned until Feb. 21
A Bahraini court adjourned on Monday (January 15, 2018) the case of president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights and prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab until February 21, to issue its sentence.
Nabeel Rajab’s Trial Adjourned until Jan. 15 for Closing Arguments in Case of his Criticism of War on Yemen
A Bahraini court adjourned the case of the President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, until January 15 for closing arguments.
Bahrain Appeals Court Adjourns Top HR Activist Nabeel Rajab’s Case until Nov. 22 for Sentencing
A Bahrain Appeal Court adjourned the case of prominent human rights activist and Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) President, Nabeel Rajab, for sentencing until November 22, 2017.