Amnesty Annual Report: Bahrain Continues to Practice Torture, Suppress Freedoms and Violate Foreign Workers' Rights
Amnesty International's annual report, released on Tuesday (March 29), revealed in its special chapter on Bahrain that the Manama government has continued to commit serious human rights violations, including torture and other ill-treatment, and to suppress of freedom of expression and assembly.
Int'l Human Rights Activists Criticize Lebanese Interior Minister's Decision: It's Illegal to Deport any Dissident
A member of the Lebanese National Human Rights Institution said that the Lebanese Minister of Interior took his decision "regarding the deportation of Al-Wefaq members amid silence of government institutions and others, particularly the Ministry of Justice".
Israeli Firm Monitors Phones of More than 180 Journalists and Activists around the World, including Saudi Arabia & Bahrain: The Guardian
The British "The Guardian" newspaper revealed that the Israeli technology firm NSO Group targeted editor of the Financial Times and more than 180 editors, investigative reporters and other journalists around the world through surveillance program provided to its government clients across the world, including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Rights Groups Say Bahrain Police Beat Children and Threatened them with Rape- Reuters
Bahraini security forces have beaten children and threatened them with rape and electric shocks after detaining them in protest-related cases last month, the anniversary of a 2011 pro-democracy uprising, rights groups said on Wednesday.
Senior US House Democrat Demands Saudi Arabia to Provide Information about HR Activist Loujain Al-Hathloul
Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, expressed his "continued concern" over Loujain Hathloul's treatment in a letter sent to Saudi Arabia's US ambassador, Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud.
Amnesty Calls to Quash Hussein Mousa and Mohammad Ramadan's Death Sentences, Dubs their Trial "Unfair"
Amnesty International described the trial of death row convicts Mohammad Ramdan and Hussein Mousa as "unfair", calling on to holds those suspected of torturing the two men accountable. It also called to quash the conviction and death sentences of both of the men.
Amnesty Calls on Bahrain to Offer Fair Trial to Hussein Moussa and Mohammad Ramadan
Amnesty International called to take an urgent action in case of Mohammad Ramadan Isa Ali Hussein and Hussein Ali Mousa Hussein Mohammad who were sentenced to death in Bahrain.
Hundreds of Workers in Qatar Unpaid as Reforms Stall, Amnesty Says
Hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar have gone without pay and many were forced to return to their home countries without compensation, despite recent reforms intended to improve worker rights, a report from Amnesty International said on Thursday.
Amnesty Int'l Says MP Osama Al-Tamimi Suffered Brain Stroke after His Arrest
Amnesty International said that former MP Osama Al-Tamimi suffered a brain stroke and was transferred to the hospital as a result.
Bahrain Executes Three, including Shi'ite Activists
Bahrain executed on Saturday three men convicted in two separate cases, one involving the killing of a police officer and the other the killing of a mosque imam, the public prosecutor said in a statement.
Amnesty Int’l Demands Bahrain to Allow Detainee Hajar Mansour Immediately Receive Treatment
Amnesty International called on the Bahraini authorities to provide the immediate and needed health care to prisoner of conscience Hajar Masnour and ensure her a fail trial.
Thai Rights Groups Send Open Letter to Government to Release Al-Araibi
A coalition of Thai human rights and civil liberties groups, academics and leading legal figures have called on the government to release refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi.
Amnesty Says Executions of Saudi Shi'ite Prisoners Imminent
Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that the executions of 12 Saudi Shi’ite Muslim prisoners could be imminent, after they were sent to a secretive state security body that reports directly to the king.
Amnesty: Death Sentences in Bahrain against 6 after Military Trials “Unfair”
Amnesty International issued on (January 12, 2018) a statement in which it expressed grave concern about the death sentences passed against six defendants tried by the Military Court in Bahrain.
Amnesty International: Saudi Arabia Arrests Two Rights Campaigners
Saudi Arabia arrested two rights campaigners, an international human-rights group said on Monday, in what it called a drive by the kingdom's rulers to crush the country's human rights movement.
Bahraini Embassy in Britain Met Amnesty on Day of Issuing Report
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom said that the Amnesty International report issued on September 7 contanied “allegations and false conclusions”, stating that in fact it has so far held 9 meetings with it, at the rate of one meeting a month, the last of which was on September 7, 2017.
Press Conference for Bahraini Governmental Institution: Prisons are Free from Torture
Days after Amnesty issued its report in which it confirmed that Bahrain oppresses its dissidents, a Bahraini governmental institution asserted that prisons are free from any form of systematic torture and ill-treatment.
Int’l Organizations Call to Stand in Solidarity with Nabeel Rajab in front of Bahraini Embassy in London
International human rights organizations called to stand in solidarity with prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab on Monday (September 11, 2017) at 10 AM in front of the Bahraini embassy in London, to show support for Rajab and for free expression in Bahrain.
HRW, Amnesty Demand Saudi Arabia to Quash Death Sentences of 14 Shiite Protestors
Saudi Arabia should immediately quash the death sentences of 14 members of the Shia community for protest-related crimes, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said.
Amnesty: Bahrain Heading for “Total Suppression” of Human Rights as Secular Opposition Group Banned
Bahrain's dissolution of a major political opposition society is the latest troubling move in its blatant campaign to end all criticism of the government, Amnesty International said.