Death Sentences Drastically Escalating, Families of Convicted Live in Fear: HR Report
"We don't know when we will wake up and hear my husband is going to be executed. He has lost all his appeals and his sentence is final. So we pray every single day that an execution will not take place," this is how Zainab, wife of one of the death convict detainees, expressed her fear over her husband's life.
Bahrain Rejects UN Call to Free Death Row Convicts Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
Bahrain on Sunday rejected a UN report calling for the release of two men facing the death penalty, which cited claims their murder convictions were based on confessions extracted by torture.
U.N. Watchdog Seeks Release of Two Bahrainis from Death Row: Reuters
A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on Bahrain to release and compensate two activists facing death sentences, saying they are being arbitrarily detained.
39 French Parliamentarians Call on Bahrain to Halt Execution Orders against Mohammad Radaman, Hussein Mousa
39 French Parliamentarians demanded the government of Bahrain to halt the execution orders against Mohammad Radaman and Hussein Mousa, who are convicted of killing a policeman in a blast in 2014.
US Senator: Upholding Death Sentences of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa Stains Bahrain's Human Rights Record
Democratic United States Senator Ben Cardin said that upholding the death sentences against the two young Bahraini men, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, is another stain on Bahrain's human rights record.
16 Rights Groups Urge Bahrain King to Halt Executions of Ramadan and Moosa
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain should commute the death sentences of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moosa, 16 international and Bahraini rights groups said in a joint letter to the king. The men were not afforded a fair trial and their allegations of torture were not adequately investigated.
Three Rights Groups Hail High Commissioner Statement against Death Penalty in Bahrain
Three Bahraini human rights organizations expressed appreciation for the statement issued on July 14, 2020, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the arbitrary death sentences issued against torture victims, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Democratic Senator Ron Wyden Calls on Bahrain King to Stop Death Sentences of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa
United States Senator and member of the Democratic Party, Ron Wyden, called on the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, to stop the execution of the two Bahraini men, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Prominent US Senator Slams Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa's Trial as Unjust, Demands their Release
The prominent (Republican) United States Senator Marco Rubio described the trial of the two Bahraini men, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, as unjust, calling on the Bahraini government to release them.
Bahraini Foreign Ministry Says Statements Slamming Death Sentences of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa "Biased and Inaccurate"
The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected the statements issued by a number of organizations "without naming them," criticizing the recent death sentences issued by the Court of Cassation against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Last Call on Behalf of Mohammad Ramadan's Kids: Don't Destroy Their Lives
The Cassation Court issued the final verdict against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa over charges of killing a policeman and other terrorism-related charges, even though both of the defendants stated that security men tortured and sexually assaulted them to extract confessions.
The Netherlands Calls on Bahrain to Quash Death Sentences of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa
Amsterdam called on the Bahraini authorities to reverse the court rulings issued against the two youths, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, who were sentenced to death.
Three UN Rapporteurs Call for Abolition of Death Penalty in Bahrain after Decision to Execute Ramadan and Moosa
Three United Nations rapporteurs expressed concern after the death penalty was issued against two Bahrainis, who were allegedly tortured to extract confession to the killing of a policeman in February 2014.
German Commissioner for Human Rights Urges Bahrain to Refrain from Carrying out Executions
The German Commissioner for Human Rights, Bärbel Kofler, has expressed disappointment at the death sentence the Court of Cassation issued against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa.
British Labor Party Condemns UK Gov't Stance: It should not Remain Silent on HR Issues in Bahrain
The British Labor Party condemned the British government's position on the human rights record in Bahrain, after Bahrain's high court upholding death sentences for two pro-democracy activists Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Urges Australia to Speak out against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa's Sentences
Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi, who was locked up in Bangkok after Bahraini officials pursued him over vandalism charges, urged Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne to speak out against the sentences.
Amnesty Calls on Bahrain to Quash Convictions, Death Sentences against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
Bahrain's judiciary has decided to blatantly ignore court evidence of torture in the case of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussein Mousa, and this, despite the repeated violations of the men's right to a fair trial since their arrest over six years ago, amnesty said in a statement.
Congressman McGovern Calls on Bahrain to Free Death Row Convicts Mohammad Ramadan, Hussein Mousa
Congressman James P. McGovern has called on the government of Bahrain to free Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa. The two men were convicted and sentenced to death in 2014 on terrorism charges, despite stating they were tortured and sexually assaulted to force a confession.
Lords Call on Government to Save Bahraini Torture Victims from Execution
Peers called on the government yesterday to intervene to save the lives of two Bahraini torture victims, and questioned British "security assistance" of at least £5 million to Bahrain since 2012.
HRW, BIRD Reveal New Torture Details of Two Death Row Convicts
Bahrain's authorities should overturn the death sentences following unfair trials against two men who say they were tortured, Human Rights Watch and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) said. The Court of Cassation, Bahrain's court of last resort, will issue the final verdict in the coming weeks.