Bahrain Bars Danish MP, Irish Activist from Entering Bahrain to Meet Jailed Activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
A Danish Social Democrat lawmaker has been denied entry to Bahrain where he planned to meet a jailed leading human rights activist, Copenhagen and an NGO said Wednesday.
Bahrain’s Authorities Continue to Target Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, Brian Dooley
Senior advisor at Human Rights First, Brian Dooley, stressed that prominent Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, who was convicted and jailed with other leading peaceful dissidents, is now being targeted again, inside prison.
BCHR Issues Report on UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Calls on Gov’t to Halt Torture
Marking the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemned Bahrain’s systematic use of torture.
Dispute between Al-Safriya Palace and Diraz Mosque
Why did the King take advantage of every incident to open a political dispute with Sheikh Isa Qassim? Why did he want a dispute and not a dialogue?
AFP: Jailed Bahrain Activist on Hunger Strike
A prominent Bahraini activist jailed for life for his role in anti-regime protests has been on hunger strike for two weeks to protest the treatment of prisoners, campaigners said Thursday.
GCHR: Abulhadi Al-Khawaja’s Life at Imminent Risk, Needs Immediate Medical Evacuation
The Gulf Center for Human Rights said that prominent Bahraini activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja’s health status started to deteriorate due to the open hunger strike he started since April 12.
Geneva: CAT Criticizes Punishment of Activists & Journalists, Bahrain Denies Accusations
Bahrain’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abdullah Al-Dossari denied exposing any rights activists or journalists to harassment or deterioration of the health status of some of them in prison.
Abdulhadi Alkhawaja’s Health Status Deteriorates 1 Week after Open Hunger Strike
The health status of detained Bahraini rights activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja deteriorated 1 week after he launched an open hunger strike in protest against treatment of detainees at Jaw Prison.
GCHR Calls for Urgent Action for Nabeel Rajab & Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja after their Health Deteriorated in Prison
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) expressed serious concerns about the health of its two Founding Directors Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Nabeel Rajab, who are suffering behind bars
Ombudsman Meets Danish Ambassador in Coincidence with Al-Khawaja’s Hunger Strike
Ombudsman Nawaf Mohammed Al-Maawda met the Riyadh-resident Danish Ambassador to Bahrain, Ole Frijs-Madsen.
Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja Launches Open Hunger Strike
The prominent human rights activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja started on Tuesday (April 11, 2017) an open hunger strike, in protest against deterioration of situation in Jaw prison.
Bahrain’s Image Hurt By Prison Reality, Brian Dooley
Jailed in 2011 for life for discussing peaceful political reform by a monarchist elite fearful of change, Bahraini dissident Abdul Al Khawaja is living the brutality of Bahrain’s Jau Prison, highlights Brian Dooley.
BCHR Calls for Urgent Medical Care for Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja to Prevent his Vision Loss
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) issued an urgent appeal saying it “is highly concerned about the deterioration in Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja’s health.
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja Warns “Jaw” Prison Faces Conditions Similar to Pre-March 10, 2015
Prominent detained Bahraini rights activist, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, confirmed that the conditions in “Jaw Central Prison” are similar to how they were before the March 10, 2015 events. He noted that the offices then responsible for the prison are still committing the same violations.
WikiLeaks: Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Ashura Sermon in 2009 & Account of Iranian Envoy to Manama (Part 6)
The US Embassy continued to follow up commemoration rites of Ashura steadily, particularly the central address delivered during the religious occasion.
Al-Khawaja’s 2009 Ashura Speech: “The Ruling Gang” in US Cable and Justin Gengler’s Book (Part 5)
HR Activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja’s oration didn’t only attract the attention of political researchers like Justin Gengler but was also focus of US Embassy’s cable in 2009.
AP: Bahrain Opposition Leader Fears 'Whitewash' of Crackdown
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began wrapping up their trip to Bahrain on Friday, as a leader of the island's secular opposition warned their visit could "whitewash" an ongoing crackdown on dissent.
HRW Launches Interactive Website that Presents Profiles of 140 Prominent Gulf Dissidents, Condemns Crack-down Campaign
Human Rights Watch condemned crack down on the dissidents in the Gulf States, particularly through surveilling their activism on the Internet and called on the government of these states to resort to making reforms instead of imprisoning the peaceful dissidents.
BCHR Condemns Bahraini Authorities’ Continued Targeting of Human Rights Defenders
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expressed on the International Day of Non-Violence, marked October 2, 2016, its grave concern for the continued targeting of human rights defenders and civil society activists by the Bahraini authorities.
HRC Member States Condemn Bahraini Measures against Opposition
More member states at the UN Human Rights Council condemned the measures adopted by the Bahraini authorities against the Bahraini opposition and civil society institutions.