10 NGOs: Death Sentences against Two Bahraini Citizens in Saudi Arabia Arbitrary Contravention of Application of Domestic Laws
A joint statement issued by 10 human rights organizations said that the death sentences issued by the Saudi Criminal Court against Bahraini citizens Jaafar Muhammad Ali Muhammad Juma Sultan, and Sadiq Majeed Abdul Rahim Ibrahim Thamer, a transgression of spatial jurisdiction by the Saudi judiciary.
GIDHR: INTERPOL Has Become Dangerous… Activists Handed over to Regime Tortured
The GIDHR issued a study entitled "Pursuit Beyond the Borders...We will Get You Wherever You Are" . The study sheds light on one of the methods the Bahraini authority uses to target opponents abroad. It also documents the danger that threatens individuals even after seeking asylee status that secures them protection.
Six NGOs Call on UN Secretary-General to Help Foster Human Rights and Democracy in Bahrain
Six NGOs called on Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres to help foster human rights and democracy.
HRW Published Joint Letter Sent to F1 on the Bahrain Grand Prix
Human Rights Watch published on its website the letter human rights organizations sent on Friday to Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Formula One, to call him to take action on human rights violations, before the kickoff of the season next Sunday.
AACC Addresses Defense Minister to End Export of Military arms to Saudi Arabia, UAE
Responding to the decision of US President Joe Biden's administration to temporarily suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a coalition of civil society groups called on the Australian Government to follow his lead.
ICRF Holds 8th Consultative Coordination Meeting on "Coronavirus and Human Rights" in Beirut
ICRF held the 8th Consultative Coordination Meeting and 10th training session entitled "Coronavirus Pandemic and Human Rights" over the past two days in Beirut, Lebanon. A number of human rights defenders and representatives of human rights organizations took part in the conference.
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.
NGOs Congratulate Nabeel Rajab on his Release, Confirm his Right to Obtain Unconditional Freedom
Three Bahraini human rights organizations congratulated prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, for his release after 5 years of arrest over a tweet in which he criticized war on Yemen and charges related to freedom of expression.
Australian Politician to GIDHR: Political Prisoners should be Released, We Need People Like Sheikh Ali Salman in the World
Sue Bolton, Moreland councilor and member of Socialist Alliance in Australia, supported the calls by Bahraini human rights organizations to release the political prisoners from the jails in Bahrain.
Former Head of RCSI Bahrain to GIDHR: Political Dissenters should be Granted Amnesty
Professor Tom Collins, former Head of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in Bahrain, said "all medics, all over the world, should call on regimes to grant political dissenters an amnesty."
Phil Robertson from HRW to Bahraini Gov't: Prisons will be Container Boxes for COVID-19 if you Don't Release Prisoners
Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch in South Asia urged the Bahraini government to release prisoners after the Coronavirus outbreak.
Brian Dooley to GIDHR: Prisoners Contracting Coronavirus would Harm Ruling Family Reputation, Gov’t Should Release Them
Activist Brian Dooley from Human Rights First said that we are in a new context because of the Coronavirus, indicating that "people, like Naji Fateel and other human rights defenders, should not be imprisoned with or without the virus."
Activist Evan Jones to Bahraini Gov't: All Political Prisoners should be Released
ctivist Evan Jones sent a clear message to the Bahraini government in which he said that COVID-19 is a global pandemic and that all political prisoners should be released, explaining that "this is not about political pressure, but human decency and providing essential health care protections to individuals inside Bahrain's borders."
Australian Craig Foster to GIDHR: Int'l Community should Pressure Bahrain to Release Prisoners amid Coronavirus Crisis
The international community should pressure Bahrain to release prisoners amid the Coronavirus epidemic, sports star Craig Foster told the Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights.
3 NGOs Demand Release of Prisoners in Bahrain amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Three Bahraini human rights organizations, SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR), the Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) and the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), demanded the release of prisoners in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world.
GIDHR: 23 Citizens at Risk of Execution in Bahrain's Prisons
Fatima Yazbek, the head of the Committee on Reports and Studies at GIDHR, said in a press conference on Thursday (February 13, 2020) in the Lebanese Capital, Beirut, that "until the moment of writing this report, there still are 23 Bahrainis at risk of execution in Bahrain's prisons after they have exhausted all legal ways."
271 Life Sentences against Bahrainis since January 2018: GIDHR
Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) said that it monitored the life sentences in the Bahraini courts between January 2018 and May 2019. GIDHR documented 271 life sentences in political motivated cases.
30 Children Arrested during First Half of Year: GIDHR
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) said that it monitored the arbitrary arrest of 30 children between January and May 2019.
Human Rights Activists Produce Animated Documentary Entitled "The Story of Hakeem Al-Araibi"
Human Rights activists produced an animated documentary entitled "The Story of Hakeem" in English with Arabic subtitles. It shows the details of the prosecution and security pursuit of Bahraini soccer player Hakeem Al-Araibi until his release in Thailand and his return to Australia.
Craig Foster: Man who Defeated Diplomacy of Torture Country in Gulf
Australia’s meaning to Bahrainis has changed forever, and of course in the heart of Hakeem Al-Araibi, who said upon his return "I will be strong for Australia. I love Australia. It is my country".