Front Line Defenders Urges Bahrain to Cease its Campaign against HR Defenders
Front Line Defenders condemned this recent wave “of harassment against human rights defenders in Bahrain” considering it to “be solely motivated by their peaceful and legitimate activities in the defence of human rights”. It urged the authorities “to cease all forms of harassment against all human rights defenders in Bahrain” and “immediately and unconditionally remove the travel bans imposed against human rights defenders facing travel restrictions.”
Reuters: Bahraini Rights Lawyer Charged with Insulting State Institutions-HRW
Bahraini authorities have put a prominent human rights lawyer on trial for charges that include insulting state institutions, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, in a further crackdown on dissent.
Lawyer Al-Tajer: 38 Bahraini Activists and 15 Clerics Banned from Travel
Lawyer Mohammed Al-Tajer said Bahraini authorities banned dozens of Bahraini human rights activists as well as political and religious figures from traveling.
Bahrain Bans 3 Human Rights Activists from Leaving the Country
Bahrain security forces banned on Friday three human rights activists from leaving the country. This comes in a series of arbitrary measures adopted against activists and opposition figures.
Al-Salman: Authorities Prevent Lawyer Mohammad Al-Tajer from Leaving Bahrain
Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, Head of Religious Freedom Unit in the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory (BHRO), said that the authorities prevented today (August 23, 2016) the prominent lawyer and human rights defender Mohammad Al-Tajer from leaving the country.