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".
Maryam Al-Khawaja: EU Didn’t Treat My Father Like Other Prisoners of Conscience Holding his Nationality
Bahraini activist Maryam Al-Khawaja accused the European Union of practicing discrimination against her father in dealing with prisoners of conscience cases, in particular those who hold European nationalities.
Congressman Condemns Denial of Danish MP from Entering Bahrain to Visit Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, Protests on 7th Anniv. of his Arrest
U.S. Congressman James P. McGovern, Co-Chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the U.S. issued a statement in which he condemned the April 4th decision by the Bahraini government to deny entry to the country to Lars Aslan Rasmussen, a Danish Member of Parliament, and Brian Dooley, senior advisor at Human Rights First, claiming the two posed a "security risk."
Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General Denies there are Female Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women in Bahrain, Hala Al-Ansari, denied that there are female prisoners held over political issues in the country.
Video: Intervention for US Congressman McGovern Calling to Immediately Release Nabeel Rajab
US Congressman James McGovern called to immediately and unconditionally release the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
Reuters: Defense Lawyers Walk out of Top Bahraini Activist Trial
Lawyers for a leading Bahraini human rights activist walked out of court after their demand to postpone the trial was rejected by the judge, a rights group reported on Wednesday.
Nabeel Rajab’s Trial Adjourned Until Wednesday
The Third Minor Criminal Court adjourned today (Tuesday June 13, 2017) the case of prominent Bahraini activist and President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, until tomorrow Wednesday June 14.
Index on Censorship: Adam Nabeel Rajab talks about his Father's "Unbreakable Spirit"
Adam Rajab, the son of the prominent Bahraini human rights activist, says his father "is sacrificing himself to see a country which respects human rights", he said in an interview with Index on Censorship.
Reuters: Trial of Leading Bahraini Activist Postponed
A Bahraini court again denied bail to a leading Bahraini human rights activist on Tuesday and delayed his trial on charges of spreading false news, a pro-opposition rights group reported.
Nabeel Rajab’s Trial Postponed Until June 14, Lawyers Demand he Remains in Hospital for 6 Weeks
The defense committee for Nabeel Rajab said that their client needs to stay in the hospital from 4 to 6 weeks, according to the consultants doctor following up his health status.
Activist Nader Abdul Imam Detained, Held in “Jaw” Prison over New Case
Bahraini activists confirmed that the Bahraini authorities detained activist Nader Abdul Imam, and transferred him to “Jaw Central Prison” to serve a new sentence over charges linked to taking part in a peaceful protest in the capital Manama.
UAE Academic Released, Says he "Went on a Surprise and Fun Trip"
UAE authorities released Thursday (January 26, 2017), Emirati academic and Political Sciences professor Abdulkhaleq Abdullah, 10 days after his detention.
BCHR Documents 22 Arbitrary Arrests within One Week, including 5 Children
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) recorded 22 arbitrary arrests, including 5 children between 12-18 December, adding that none of the arrested was released.
BCHR: Information about Female Prisoners of Conscience Getting Beaten and Threatened by Criminal Detainee
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said that it received information stating that some female detainees over political cases in Hamad town prison were subjected to beating and threatening by a criminal prisoner.
Index on Censorship: Bahrain Continues to Use Arbitrary Detention to Silence Dissidents
Index on Censorship said 2015 saw increase of “the systemic use of arbitrary detention” against dissent in Bahrain.
February Box: Saudi-Funded Al-Arabiya Cameras Set inside National Security Service's Torture Chamber & Sheikh Saqr Al Khalifa's Office!
The Bahraini authorities told the prisoners that they will meet the King's delegate, Sheikh Saqr Al Khalifa. That day is embedded in their memories. All the prisoners shared the same beginning; however, their ends differed somehow.
Index on Censorship Calls for Ebrahim Sharif's Immediate Release
Index on Censorship, an international organization concerned with freedom of expression, called for the immediate release of the Bahraini opposition leader and former secretary-general of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad), Ebrahim Sharif.
HRW Demands Immediate Release of Opposition Leader Ebrahim Sharif
Bahrain Mirror: Human Rights Watch demanded Bahraini authorities to immediately release opposition political leader Ebrahim Sharif who is facing a lengthy prison sentence solely for peaceful criticism of the government.
Dr. Al-Singace Nominated for British 2016 Freedom of Expression Awards Shortlist
The 2016 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards announced the Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, a senior member of the Bahraini Haq Movement for Liberty and Democracy, was among the 20 nominees shortlisted from over 400 nominations worldwide to receive the award.
Bahrain's Court of Cassation Sets Feb. 1st as Date to Reconsider Sentence against Al-Mahfouz
Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi stated that Bahrain's Court of Cassation scheduled February 1, 2016 for reconsidering the cassation case No. 204/2015 to detain Sheikh Mohammad Ali Al-Mahfouz. .