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."
Bahraini Opposition to Commemorate Feb 14 Uprising in Lebanon
Baqer Darwish, president of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights, stressed that the Bahraini opposition respects the Lebanese state and its laws, and confirmed that the two events that will be organized by Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society and February 14 Coalition will be held at Risalat Hall, in Lebanon, on February 14 and 15.
BFHR Head Responds to Deportation Request: You Haven't Had Enough of Epidemic of Violations in Bahrain, You Want to Export it Abroad
Head of the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights commented on the Bahraini Interior Minister request from his Lebanese counterpart to deport members of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society from Lebanon saying "Government of oppression, haven't you had enough of the epidemic of violations inside Bahrain to export it abroad?"
Why do Authorities Insist on Avenging Prisoners despite Covid-19 Outbreak among them? (Baqer Darwish)
BFHR president commented on the outbreak of Coronavirus inside Jaw Prison and the infection of number of inmates saying "The detainees' experience of being denied health care by the prison administration as one of the preferred methods of torture leads us to question how the security authorities would deal with prisoners after COVID-19 reaches prisons."
What Tariq al-Hassan did not say to torturers if Coronavirus reached Bahrain's prisons
On March 16, 2020, the Head of Public Security in Bahrain, Tariq al-Hassan, appeared during the press conference of the National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus, and said, "Certain buildings inside prisons were designated for isolation or quarantine in anticipation of any case, and we assure you that sterilization operations are continuing in all detention centers..."
Hate speech in Bahrain and warning of death or revenge
The form of hate speech and negative stereotyping in the authorities' media coverage against the opposition have been one of the main means of the political conflict in the uprising that has been ongoing in Bahrain since 2011. Hate speech went through a late development of its mechanisms in some of its main platforms.
BFHR: Deprivation of Treatment is Typical Form of Torture in Bahrain
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that it has monitored, during the last period, dozens of complaints by detainees, due to the violation of their right to receive appropriate and necessary treatment, especially in the Jaw Central Prison.
Learn about Reality of Situation in Bahrain with Human Rights Forum Numbers
In a press conference held in Beirut, the president of the Bahrain Human Rights Forum, Baqir Darwish, presented the annual report of the Forum for 2018 with a number of documented figures on the forms of violations practiced against Bahrainis.
Bahrainis Face New System of Repression which Saudi Ambassador Take Part in: Baqer Darwish
President of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights Baqer Darwish commented on a report published by Bahrain Mirror regarding the interference of Saudi ambassador in supporting the treason campaign and calling for oppressing Bahrainis who expressed their views on the dire situation in their country and their criticism on bringing teachers from Saudi Arabia instead of hiring Bahraini unemployed teachers.
Bahrain’s HRC Membership Win won’t Stop Int’l Condemnations of its Black Record: Baqer Darwish
President of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights Baqer Darwish commented on Bahrain’s Human Rights Council membership win saying “International condemnations will not stop and the diplomatic performance of some member states will remain steadfast in condemning violations, and diplomatic failure to polish violations since 2011 will be repeated.”
Baqer Darwish: Electronic Flies in Bahrain
Sectarian instigation that the administration of Bahrain Television has worked on succeeded in preparing the conditions for programming hate speech and incitement in the official press and on social media sites locally.
BFHR Responds to Bahraini FM: 0% Shiites Assigned to High Security Posts
Bahrain Mirror: The media manager of Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), Baqer Darwish, said that in 2014 the Shiite employment was 0% in the higher posts related to security in Bahrain’s ministries.