"The Defenders" Wins Sydeny Film Festival Award, Hakeem Al-Araibi's Case Returns to the Fore
"The Defenders" has won the Sydney Film Festival Audience Award for best Australian documentary.
Bahrain Strengthens Its Presence in World of Spanish Football to Cover up Its HR Violations
The Spanish El Mundo Newspaper said that the Kingdom of Bahrain, through "brutal repression" man who is accused of torture, Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, is strengthening its presence in the world of football in the Kingdom of Spain to cover up human rights violations.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Stands in Solidarity with Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Bahrain
Bahraini football player Hakeem Al-Araibi expressed in a tweet today his solidarity with prisoners in Bahrain.
Human Rights Groups: Bahrain Cycling Team Participation in France Race is a Front to Whitewash Bahrain’s Image
Bahrain Cycling Team (Bahrain-Merida) has denied allegations that its participation in the Tour de France aims to polish the image of Bahrain in the world through sport, claiming that they are ill-targeted and illogical because the team is completely distinct and separate from the Bahraini government..
Targeting and Arresting Athletes in Bahrain Strongly Return: BCHR
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expressed its deep concern over the continued targeting of athletes by the Bahraini authorities, and their ill-treatment.
Refugee Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi Urges Bahrain F1 Boycott if Activist Najah Yousif Doesn’t Walk Free
Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has urged Formula One fans to boycott this year's Grand Prix in Bahrain to protest human rights abuses, claiming he still feels threatened by authorities in his homeland, according to AFP.
Former Australia Captain to Lobby FIFA for Al-Araibi
Former Australia soccer captain Craig Foster will lobby officials at world governing body FIFA later on Monday for them to intervene on behalf of a Bahraini refugee player being detained in Thailand and facing deportation to his country.
Asian Confederation Says President Salman Al Khalifa Not Involved in Bahrain Player Case
The Asian Football Confederation said on Saturday that President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa had had no influence on their handling of the case of a Bahraini player arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland.