Britain Considering 'Next Steps' after Saudi Arabia Admits Journalist's Death
Britain said it was considering the “next steps” after Saudi Arabia acknowledged for the first time that the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at its consulate in Turkey.
Ayatollah Qassim Undergoes Tests Confirming Need for Surgery; Statement
The follow-up team of the treatment of Bahrain religious Leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, issued a statement confirming the Sheikh’s need to undergo surgery, after performing medical tests.
Reuters: Detained Bahraini Shi'ite Cleric Allowed to Seek Treatment Abroad
Bahrain's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric, who has been accused of inciting sectarian strife and has been living under virtual house arrest, has been allowed to travel to London for medical treatment, an opposition figure said on Monday.
AP: Top Shiite Cleric Leaves Bahrain for Treatment in Britain
A top Shiite cleric and opposition figure in Bahrain has left the island kingdom for medical treatment in Britain.
PHOTOS: Ayatollah Isa Qassim Arrives in London, Transported by Ambulance to Hospital
The medical team following up the treatment of the Bahraini Shia majority’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said that Qassim arrived in London yesterday evening.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Leaves for UK to Receive Treatment: Statement
The team following up the treatment of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim said the latter had left for the United Kingdom this morning on Monday (July 9, 2018) for treatment.
Armed UK Police Storm Gulf Air Flight from Bahrain, Arrest Man over ‘Kidnap Plot’
Armed British police stormed a flight from Bahrain as soon as it touched down at Heathrow Airport to arrest a man over an alleged kidnapping plot.
BBC: Ofcom Fines Al Arabiya News Channel for Serious Infringement of Bahraini Dissident’s Privacy
British communications regulator, Ofcom, fined Al Arabiya News Channel £120,000 after the channel violated the privacy of a prominent Bahraini national, Hassan Mushaima, reported BBC Arabic.
UK Regulator Fines Al Arabiya News £120,000 for Bahraini Torture Victim Hassan Mushaima Interview
Arabic language channel Al Arabiya News has been fined £120,000 for breaching broadcasting standards on fairness and privacy after broadcasting an interview with Bahraini survivor of torture, Hassan Mushaima. UK Regulator Fines Al Arabiya Ne
British Higher Education Academy under Pressure over Bahrain Links
The UK's Higher Education Academy is under pressure to cut ties with Bahrain after academics warned that its activities in the country pose a "serious ethical and reputational risk" for the organisation, said Ellie Bothwell in an article published on Times Higher Education.
VIDEO-PHOTOS: Activists Rally outside Bahrain's Embassies in London & Washington to Demand Nabeel Rajab’s Release
Dozens of rights activists participated in two protests held outside the Bahraini embassies in the British capital London and the US capital, Washington.
Bahrain Commander-in-Chief Receives Top British Military Official
Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met with a high-ranking British military official, reported the Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Queen Accused of Horse Trading with Bahrain on Human Rights
The UK Queen’s gift of an Arabian horse has prompted outrage from activists who say it lends cover to Bahrain's crackdown on human rights.
Al-Arabiya Faces UK Ban for Interview with Tortured Bahraini Hassan Mushaima, Middle East Eye
Saudi-owned television channel Al-Arabiya could face closure in the UK after it committed a "serious" breach of British broadcast rules in broadcasting an interview with an imprisoned Bahraini torture survivor Hassan Mushaima.
HRW: Exiled Prominent Bahraini Activist’s Family Targeted
Bahraini authorities are apparently targeting the family members of prominent Bahraini activist in retribution for his human rights work, said Human Rights Watch.
Bahrain Moves to Ban Opposition Party and Let Army Courts Try Civilians, The Guardian
Bahrain Justice ministry files lawsuit to dissolve Wa’ad society, while parliament approves constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians amid fresh crackdown on dissent and human rights.
EP Hosts Event: Bahrain 6 Years on- Where to Go from Here?
An event held on March 1, 2017, entitled, "Bahrain 6 years on - where to go from here?" focused on what next steps could be taken in order to pressure Bahraini authorities to live up to their human rights commitments.
Six Years since Bahrain's Revolution, Britain Continues to Back Monarchy's Despotic Rule, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei
The UK government has prioritised business dealings with the Gulf over rampant human rights abuses in Bahrain since 2011 uprising.
HR Groups Urge UK Foreign Secretary to Call for Nabeel Rajab's Release
Over 20 human rights figures and organizations sent letter to British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs urging him to call on Bahrain to release Nabeel Rajab.
The Guardian: Nabeel Rajab Faces Prison for Saying Journalists are Banned from Bahrain
British daily The Guardian reported that “Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is facing a lengthy prison sentence simply for stating that journalists and international NGOs cannot enter Bahrain.”