Lies of MoI Uncovered: Coronavirus Spreads in Jaw Prison, Prisoners in Critical Condition Transferred for Treatment
Seven days ago, Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, complained that "Bahrain is subject to biased reports from foreign parties and organizations and misleading media channels with the intention of questioning its national achievements."
BPA Condemns Transferring Imprisoned Journalist Al-Jaziri to Solitary Confinement, Holds NIHR Responsible
Bahrain Press Association (BPA) condemned transferring imprisoned journalist Mahmoud Al-Jaziri to solitary confinement for reporting on conditions inside Bahraini prisons and lack of real precautionary measures to confront Coronavirus, and held the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) responsible.
Officer Hisham Al-Zayani Punishes Detainees who Revealed Lies of Procedures to Confront Coronavirus in Jaw prison
Jaw Prison director Hisham Al-Zayani punished a number of political prisoners who said that there are no real preventive measures to confront the Coronavirus, after the statement of National Institution of Human rights, Maria Khoury.
BFHR to NIHR: You are Busy Denying Violations while Scabies Cases in Prisons Need Medical Follow-up
Commenting on the statement issued by the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that the statement comes in the context of its constant preoccupation with denying torture whenever the authorities are condemned over new human rights violations.
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.
HRW: Bahraini Authorities Deny Prisoners Adequate Medical Care
Bahrain's authorities are failing to provide adequate medical care to high-profile prisoners, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institution for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) said.
Public Prosecutor Says 756 Convicts Benefited from Alternative Punishments
Public Prosecutor Ali Al-Buainain said that 756 convicts have so far benefited from the law on alternative punishments. Human rights organizations are calling to expand the beneficiaries to include political prisoners.
NIHR Says It Follows Health Conditions of Strikers in Jaw Prison Daily
The National Institution for Human Rights said that it follows the health condition of prisoners on hunger strike in Jaw Central Prison on a daily basis.
NIHR Says "Some" Demands of Prisoners on Hunger Strike "Legitimate"
Maria Khoury, Chairperson of National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), said that a delegation from the institution visited the prisoners on hunger strike in Jaw Prison, adding that some of their demands are "legitimate".
NIHR Visits Jaw Central Prison
he National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), a governmental institution, said that it visited Jaw Central Prison to "monitor the human rights situations".
Yasser Shaheen Appointed as NIHR Secretary General
National Institute for Human Rights' (NIHR) Council of Commissioners has appointed Yasser Shaheen as secretary general. This was announced during the council's meeting chaired by Maria Khoury.
Abdullah Al-Dirazi Resigns from NIHR: Newspaper
A source said that deputy president of the National Institution of Human Rights (NIHR) Abdullah Al-Dirazi submitted his resignation from NIHR without explaining the reasons, Al-Ayam newspaper reported.
NIHR Secretary-General Appointed as Advisor in Royal Court
Royal Court Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa issued decree 3/2019 appointing Khalifa bin Ali Al-Fadhel as an advisor in the royal court with the same allocations as his previous post.
Cassation Court Reinstates Sacked Employee
The Court of Cassation ordered the National Institution for Human Rights to reinstate a Bahraini employee who was arbitrarily fired when the administration of the establishment was changed. The court bound the institution to pay the attorney's fees.
NIHR President Tells US Delegation: We didn't Observe Any Targeting against Any Sect in Bahrain
The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR)'s President Maria Khoury told the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)'s delegation that NIHR did not observe any discrimination against any sect or community on the basis of faith or creed.
After Over Year of Neglecting his Appeals, NIHR Says It Met Detainee Hani Marhoun’s Wife
In its first comment, the National Institution of Human Rights (NIHR) said that it met on Tuesday (November 13, 2018) wife of detainee Hani Marhoun after about one month of his hunger strike.
NIHR Reviews 7 Complaints from Women’s Prison Related to Physical Integrity, Right for Health
The Complaints, Monitoring and Follow-up Committee at the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) said that it reviewed 7 complaints from female detainees in Isa Town Prison related to the right to physical and moral integrity, as well as the right for health.
Detainee Hani Marhoun: NIHR Ignores my Appeals regarding Torture since over a Year
Detainee Hani Ahmad Isa Marhoun announced starting a hunger strike in order to put an end to what he called "all violations and breaches in Bahraini prisons".
Amnesty Int'l, 9 Other Org. Accuse NIHR of Whitewashing Violations after Reading its Statement about "Hasan Mushaima"
10 human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Index on Censorship, issued a statement in which they said that the Bahraini human rights mechanisms have largely failed to properly address concerns raised on behalf of Hassan Mushaima, stressing that "his life remains at risk".
NIHR Responds to US State Department Report: There is no Torture Policy in Bahrain
The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) issued a statement on what it called “reports issued by some foreign parties on the human rights situation in Bahrain”.