We Want OHCHR to Play its Real Role in HR Oversight in Bahrain: Baqer Darwish
Baqer Darwish, president of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights, told prominent Lebanese journalist Pierre Abi Saab during his program on Al-Mayadeen Channel, that "The government has made oral promises regarding the conditions of detainees to the OHCHR, but according to our experience, this is not enough."
UN Decries Mass Execution in Saudi Arabia
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned "the mass execution" carried out on Saturday against 81 convicts in Saudi Arabia.
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.
138 Coalitions, Networks, and HR Organizations in Memorandum to UN S-G: All Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain Must be Released
138 coalitions, networks, and human rights organizations issued a memorandum demanding the release of all prisoners of conscience in Bahrain amid Coronavirus outbreak.
Al-Wefaq Commends UN Commission's Call for Releasing Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society announced that it welcomes the Statement made by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights calling for the release of all prisoners of conscience in Bahrain, and urging an independent and impartial investigation into the death of Abbas Malallah and assessment of the health conditions in prisons that have been witnessing widespread violations.
Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights Calls for Investigation into Death of Political Prisoner Malallah
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) called for an independent investigation into the death of political prisoner Abbas Malallah in prison.
BCHR Calls on Bahraini Authorities to Release Prisoners for Humanitarian Reasons after Outbreak of Coronavirus among Them
BCHR called on the Bahraini authorities to immediately release the prisoners for humanitarian reasons, and to adopt the principle of social distancing to limit the spread of the virus in prisons, in addition to providing protective supplies such as masks, disinfectants, and gloves to reduce the risk of infection.
BFHR, Salam DHR: 39 Confirmed Positive Coronavirus Cases in Jaw Prison, Gov't should Take Rapid Measures and Release Prisoners
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights and Salam for Democracy and Human Rights documented the names of 39 inmates who tested positive for Coronavirus.
Int'l Calls to Release 6 Bahrainis
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention's report demanded the release of 6 Bahraini activists who were arbitrarily arrested without judicial permit and were tortured to have their confessions extracted.
OHCHR Urges Bahraini Authorities to Immediately Halt Death Penalty against Ramadan and Moosa
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has expressed grave concern that the Bahraini Court of Cassation, the Supreme Court of Bahrain, has upheld the death penalty against two Bahrainis, whose confessions were allegedly extracted under torture.
Is it Time to Empty Bahraini Prisons of Political Prisoners?
Bahraini activists continue to call for the release of the largest number of political detainees and prisoners of conscience amid the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the world. They are pushing the authorities to empty Bahraini prisons of political prisoners in light of the worrying situation.
Situation Getting Harsher, Bahrainis no Longer Able to Express their Pain: Al-Wefaq
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society stressed that the human rights, humanitarian and political situation in Bahrain today is darker and much worse.
UN Strongly Condemns Execution of Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali, Calls on Bahrain to Abolish Death Penalty
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights strongly condemned the execution of two Bahraini citizens, Ali Mohamed Hakeem Al-Arab, 25, and Ahmed Isa Al-Malali, 24, and called on the authorities in Manama to abolish the death penalty.
Mohammed bin Salman Broke Promises to Western Media to Reduce Death Sentences
Speaking to Time magazine a year ago, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman promised to reduce the death sentences to the minimum. What do numbers say one year later?
Editorial: The Doomed Silence on Saudi Arabia
Is it possible for anyone in this world to break free from the Saudi oil and money enslavement for one day only, breaking the doomed silence and separating from the herd to shout in the ears of the rest?
Zainal Comments on HRW Report: HR Org. Funded from Parties Hostile to Bahrain
Fawzia Zainal, Speaker of the Council of Representatives, said that some human rights organizations that take negative stance from the Kingdom of Bahrain rely on false sources of information and malicious sources.
Health Situation of Haq S-G Deteriorates Again, His Son Protests to Save his Father's Life
The health conditions of Secretary-General of Haq Movement, Hasan Mushaima, who is serving a life sentence for demanding democracy, deteriorated again. As a result, his son, a London-based activist, protested again in front of the Bahraini embassy in order to save his father's life.
Six UN Experts Call for Investigation into Abuse of Bahraini Female Rights Defenders Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, Zainab Al Khamis and Hajar Mansour
Six UN experts have expressed “serious concerns” over violations and threats that three Bahraini human rights defenders, Hajar Mansour, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh and Zainab Al Khamis, have been routinely subjected to in Bahrain, demanding an investigation into their mistreatment.
UN High Commissioner Urged to Investigate Human Rights Situation in Bahrain
London-based Salam for Democracy and Human Rights Organization sent a letter to the UN High Commissioner and President of the Human Rights Council urging them to establish a mechanism to investigate the human rights situation in Bahrain.
Netherlands Should Form Committee of Inquiry in Case of Bahraini Citizen Ali Al-Shuwaikh: Salam
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights demanded the Dutch authorities to form a committee of inquiry into the reasons for rejecting Ali Al-Shuwaikh's asylum request and the reasons for not allowing him to travel to a country other than Bahrain, where he was sentenced to life in jail and revoked of his nationality.