HRW Director Asks about Implementation of Corrective Justice Law for Children with Continued Detention of 6 Children
Bill Vanesveld, associate children's rights director at Human Rights Watch in the Middle East and North Africa, questioned how Bahrain's Corrective Justice Law for Children is implemented, with the continued detention of 6 children between the age of 14 and 15.
Committee Responsible for Implementing Child Law Failed to Implement the Law, Says Sarhan
Legal Adviser Ibrahim Sarhan said that the temporary committee for the implementation of the Child Law in Bahrain has failed to implement the law, noting that more than 140 detained children (at the time the rulings were issued) did not benefit from the law.
Court Sentences Child Sayed Habib Sayed Kazem to 3 Years in Prison
A Bahraini court sentenced Sayed Habib Sayed Kazem to three years in prison on politically-motivated charges.
Part of Child Mahdi Muftah’s Genitals Removed Days after His Arrest and Torture in CID
The news of transferring child Mahdi Muftah on Monday (October 16, 2017) to the military hospital to undergo an emergency surgery performed on his genitalia, less than a week after his arrest, caused a stir on social media outlets.
Authorities Renew Detention of Child Mahmoud Zouheir for 10 Days Pending Investigation
The Bahraini authorities renewed on Tuesday (October 17, 2017) detention of detained child Mahmoud Zouheri for 10 days pending investigation.
Bahrain: Four Children Released, Intensified Raids in A’ali
The Bahraini authorities released on Tuesday (October 10, 2017) night 4 children whose ages range between 12 and 13 years, after a week on their arrest over political reasons.
Bahrain: 8 Citizens including 2 Children Arrested within Less than 24 Hours
The Bahraini security authorities continued raiding the citizens houses in a number of areas. At least 7 citizens, including a child, were arrested in less than 24 hours.
Head of Public Security Denies Arrests of Children, Says They’re Victims of “Traitors and Agents”
The head of Bahrain’s public security Tariq Al-Hassan denied the circulated news stating that the security authorities recently arrested four children for political reasons, describing the reports as “paid lies”.
Bahrain: Two Children Arrested for 7 Days Pending Investigation
Activists on social media outlets said that the security authorities arrested two children from Diraz and presented them to the Public Prosecution that decided to arrest them for 7 days pending investigation.
After Injuring Child's Eye...MoI Says it Dealt with Attempts to Attack Sitra Police Station
Bahrain's Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday (January 11, 2017) that it dealt using legal measures with the attempts to attack Sitra Police Station.
Photos: Child Sustains Eye Injury due to Tear Gas Canisters Fired at Awal Primary Intermediate Boys School
A child sustained an eye injury on Wednesday (January 11, 2017) morning due to the tear gas canisters fired by the security forces at Awal Primary Intermediate Boys School in Sitra.
New Minors’ Bill, “Political Coverup” of Child Arrests and Deaths in Bahrain
Bahraini Justice Minister commenced talks on new bill for minors, as Bahrain witnesses highest number of child arrests and torture cases amid the ongoing political crisis since 2011.
A Bahraini Tragedy: And They Suddenly Grew Up
Only five minutes were enough to narrate everything; the entire Bahraini story, and all the heartbreak lived by Bahrainis.
Bahraini Boy Remains in Solitary Confinement Despite Prosecution’s Decision to Release Him
Family of young Bahraini boy, Mostafa Al-Motghawi, expressed deep concern over health and safety of their son.
3,300 Children Born in 2011 Denied Education on Education Ministry Orders
Group of parents told Al-Wasat newspaper that their children will be denied education, due to a decision issued by Ministry of Education.
FCO Update Report Details Concerning Issues in Bahrain, Urges Political Representation for All Bahrainis.
FCO says there’s still significant work to be done by Bahrain in its programme of socio-economic reform.
Al-Wefaq Annual Report: 1,765 Arrested & 3 Killed in 2015
The Freedoms and Human Rights Department at Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a report revealing the widespread human rights and religious freedoms violations practiced by the Bahraini authorities in 2015.
Bahrain: Public Prosecution Summons 6-Year old Child for Interrogation
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Hussein Radhi, a Bahrain Center for Human Rights member, stated on Wednesday (February 17, 2016) that the Public Prosecution summoned a 6-year old child for interrogation.
Witness Bahrain: “Guerrilla-Style” Filmed US Documentary Shows “Heartbreaking Realities”
The News Time website stated that Witness Bahrain will be presented at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Jen Marlowe, a New York and Seattle-based human rights activist and author.
BFHR’s New Book Documents 49 Cases of Killed Children & Fetuses
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) published a special book documenting how 49 Bahraini children and fetuses lost their right to live by deliberate or extrajudicial killings practiced by the Bahraini authorities.