Interior Ministry Undersecretary: We Don't Allow "Intruders" to Use HR to Harm Bahrain, Did He Mean US Embassy?
Interior Ministry Undersecretary Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa called for not allowing who called "intruders" who exploit human rights principles to harm the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Middle East Eye: Serbia Ignored ECHR Ruling by Extraditing Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
Serbia extradited Bahraini political dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohamed Ali after Serbian officials responded to an Interpol red notice request from the kingdom, despite a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) specifically forbidding this.
Imprisoned Journalist Al-Jaziri Refutes Khoury Claims: We're Piled Up with No Preventive Measures
In an audio recording from inside prison, imprisoned journalist Mahmoud Al-Jaziri explained that the statement of Maria Khoury, Chairperson of the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), and other members, aired on Bahrain television, regarding their alleged visit to the prison for the purpose of protecting the prisoners is "merely a play that has nothing to do with reality".
Prisoner of Conscience Yousef Al-Dairy: Between the Pain of Illness Ravaging his Bones and his Little Son’s Distance
What can Yousef A-Dairy do when two pains have taken over his life, each pain greater than the other; a pain in the body and an ache in the heart.
Detainee Ali Al-Haji Urges British Minister to Visit Bahrain to Pressure Authorities to Allow him to Receive Treatment
Detaini Ali Al-Haji sent a letter to British Minister of State for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, on the eve of the latter's visit to Bahrain, blaming him and the UK government for his deteriorating health condition.
National Institute for Human Rights Says it Trained 428 Personnel during First 3 Months of 2018
Secretary-General of the National Institute for Human Rights in Bahrain, Khalifa Al-Fadhel, said that the Institute has trained 428 individuals during the first quarter of this year.
NIHR Continues to Train National Security Agency Involved in Torture of Dissidents
Bahrain’s National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) has continued to train National Security Agency personnel by organizing a workshop for the third group of the Agency’s recruits on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
NIHR Holds Workshop for National Security Officers on “Convention against Torture”
The Bahraini National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) said it continued to train members of the National Security Agency, as it organized a workshop on the “Convention against Torture”.
National Institute for Human Rights Says Training 160 National Security Agency Personnel
Secretary General of the National Institute for Human Rights said the Institute’s training center trained 248 people in February 2018, noting that 160 of whom work at the National Security Agency.
Maria Khouri Elected Head of NIHR
The commissioners at the Bahrain National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) elected Maria Khouri in the position of the institute’s president, as a successor for Saeed Al-Faihani, who was appointed an ambassador at the Bahrain Foreign Ministry.
Dismissal of Al-Faihani from National Institute for Human Rights Presidency Sign of Gov’t Failure in Human Rights Field
Head of the National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) Saeed Mohammed Al-Faihani, was appointed by decree as an ambassador at the Foreign Ministry’s General Office, which means he has been dismissed from his former post as head of the NIHR.
Al-Faihani Says Al-Jazeera Report Based on Unprofessional Allegations about Prison Conditions
Head of the state-run National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR), Saeed Al-Faihani, said that Al Jazeera, in its report on the conditions of Bahraini prisons, relied on a theoretical study based on unprofessional allegations.
Bahrain’s NIHR Says Following Case of 27 Bahraini Nationals Dismissed from Qatar Airways
Bahrain’s National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) said it was following up the case of the dismissal of 27 Bahraini nationals from Qatar Airways.
National Institute for Human Rights to Hold Press Conference Next Week to Announce Results of its Prison Visits
The National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) is holding a press conference in its headquarters in Bahrain’s Seef on the undeclared visits made by the NIHR commission.
Bahrain’s NIHR Kicks off Prison Visits Program to Continue Until December
National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) head said the institute is currently preparing a schedule of visits to the centers of reform and rehabilitation and pretrial detention centers.
NIHR Says US Religious Freedom Report is “Unfounded Theories”
The National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) described the 2016 International Religious Freedom Report that was launched on August 15, 2017 as unfounded theories.
Parliament, MoI, NIHR Reject Proposal to Raise Juvenile Age to 18
The Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security Committee of the Bahraini Council of Representatives recommended the rejection of a proposed law amendment to raise the juvenile age from 15 to 18 years, similar to the Child Act.
Bahrain NIHR Says it Didn’t Receive Complaints from Families Harmed by Qatar Rift
The Bahraini National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) confirmed that it hasn’t received any complaints from any Bahraini or residing family, as a result of cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar.
Cassation Court Annuls Appeal Verdict Ruling NIHR Evacuates Headquarters
The Court of Cassation accepted yesterday the appeal formally submitted by the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) concerning a ruling ordering it to evacuate its headquarters.
Royal Court Minister Launches Consultations to Nominate NIHR Commissioners
Royal Court's Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa has started consultations to nominate National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) commissioners who must meet the preset terms and conditions, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.