Jaw Prison Administration Forces Detainees to Pay for Medications and Repair of their Devices
Human rights information revealed that Jaw Prison administration asked the political prisoners to buy the medications they need on their own expense due lack of budget, the families of the prisoners reported.
7-Month Jail Term Handed Down to Old Citizen over Participating in Mourning Procession of Martyr Hassan Al-Hayiki
A Bahraini court handed down on Sunday (August 21, 2016) 7-month jail term to one of the citizens who took part in the mourning procession of martyr Hassan Al-Hayiki, who was martyred 24 days after his arrest due to the torture he was subjected to.
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.
BCHR Concerned about Nabeel Rajab's Health Deterioration, Confirms Rajab Suffered from Bleeding
Bahrain Center for Human Rights expressed concern regarding information from inside prison, about deteriorating health of HR activist Nabeel Rajab.
Public Prosecution says Nabeel Rajab was Checked by Prison Doctor
Public Prosecution said it offered Nabeel Rajab to be checked up by the prison doctor, at the request of the court.
Bahraini Authorities to Deport Ettifaq Football Player Mahmoud Khawori to Lebanon in Coming Days
Family of Mahmoud Khawori, Ettifaq football player, said authorities want to deport him to Lebanon in coming days.
Bahrain: Arrested Student Studying in India Faces Unknown Destiny
Member of Bahrain Center for Human Rights Safaa Al-Kahwaja said that the university student Jaafar Mohammad Awal (22 years) faces unknown destiny. Jaafar was arrested from his home in the Island of Sitra without legal permission and was taken to the Criminal Investigation Department.
Yousif al-Muhafdha: Bahrain Pursues Crime Revealer Rather than Perpetrator in Rayhana al-Mosawi’s Case
Deputy Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Said Yousif al-Muhafdha, said that what is occurring with Rayhana Al-Mosawi and her husband, after they filed a complaint to the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), is “what we feared and expected”.
BCHR: Dozens of Arbitrary Arrests Made Last Week
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) announced that 40 arrests took place last week, noting that 72% of these arrests were carried out arbitrarily by illegal house raids.
Bahraini Women Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison for Demanding Release of her Detained Son
Member of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Hussain Radhi, said a court sentenced Laila Mansour Marzooq, from Bani Jamra, to 3 months in prison for standing outside a police station demanding the release of her son.
VIDEO Shows Bahraini Policemen Targeting Shehrkan Home with Tear Gas Canisters
Footage posted by human rights activists online shows Interior Ministry policemen shooting sound grenades and tear gas canisters into a house in Bahrain's Shehrkan.
BCHR: Dry Dock Prison Responds to Hunger Strikers' Demands by Imposing More Arbitrary Measures
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) confirmed that the Dry Dock Prison authorities responded to the demands raised by the prisoners on hunger strike by imposing further arbitrary measures.
BCHR: 22 Peaceful Protests & 31 Arbitrary Arrests in Past Week
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) stated in a statistical report that it recorded 22 peaceful protests and 31 arbitrary arrests within the past week.
Bahrain: Public Prosecution Summons 6-Year old Child for Interrogation
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Hussein Radhi, a Bahrain Center for Human Rights member, stated on Wednesday (February 17, 2016) that the Public Prosecution summoned a 6-year old child for interrogation.
BCHR: 46 Protests & 21 Arrests on Feb. 14 Uprising Anniv.
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said it recorded 46 demonstrations staged in 26 different areas across the Kingdom of Bahrain, marking the fifth anniversary of the Bahraini uprising that erupted on February 14, 2011.
BCHR Records 43 Protests Staged in 28 Villages across Bahrain
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) announced that it recorded on Saturday (February 13, 2016) 43 peaceful protests held in 28 villages across Bahrain.
BCHR Urges Authorities to Deal Peacefully with Anticipated Protests on Feb. 14 Anniv.
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) urged the Bahraini authorities to lift the ban on protests and peaceful assemblies.
BCHR: 21 Peaceful Protests & 5 Arrests Reported on Thursday
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) recorded on Thursday (February 11, 2016) 21 peaceful protests staged in 21 villages across Bahrain, highlighting that security forces cracked down on two of the protests.
BCHR: Bahraini Authorities Retaliate against Female HR Defenders
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expressed its concerns over the Bahraini “authorities’ retaliation against female human rights defenders through imprisoning them and judicially pursuing them to pressure them to stop their peaceful activism.”
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.