Bahrain at Forefront of Countries Using Spyware Programs, Mainly Cellebrite and Pegasus
The Code Story website published an article on its website on the authorities' misuse of technology and stated that Bahrain appears to be at the forefront.
HRW Criticizes "Ahmed Jaafar's Extradition to Bahrain", Confirms that Border Police Directorate Approved his Asylum to Serbia
Serbia extradited a Bahraini political dissident to Bahrain in the early hours of January 24, 2022, despite an order by the European Court of Human Rights that specifically prohibited his extradition pending more information, Human Rights Watch said today.
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.
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.
British Website Condemns MP Bob Stewart for Condemning Presence of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
The British Declassified website condemned in a tweet on its official Twitter account the comments of MP Bob Stewart on political prisoners in Bahrain.
2021 Panorama: Global Scandal of Israel's Pegasus Program Reveals spying on 9 Bahraini Dissidents
The Citizen Lab issued on Tuesday (August 24, 2021) a report on the Bahraini government spying on the activists' phone through iPhone spyware by the Israeli NSO group for technology.
MP Bernard O'Hara Condemns British Gov't Silence on Detention of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
British MP Bernard O'Hara condemned the arrest of 1400 political prisoners being held in Jaw prison, 500 of whom have been sentenced to 20 years or more.
Diplomatic Journalist Embarrasses State Department Spokesman on US Stance Regarding Dr. Al-Singace's Case
Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, director of advocacy at Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, posted a tweet via his Twitter account saying that the Associated Press diplomatic journalist Matt Lee embarrassed the State Department spokesman during his speech.
Detainees Raise Alarm: Photographer Yasser Ahmad in Very Bad Health Condition
A number of political detainees at Jaw Central Prison confirmed that prisoner of conscience, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, photographer Yasser Ahmad, known as "The American Yasser", is in bad health condition, adding that he is unable to move properly.
BPA Condemns Bahrain Gov't Targeting of Dissidents and Pursuing them Abroad
Bahrain Press Association (BPA) condemned the Bahraini government targeting of political dissidents and human rights defenders and the ongoing pursuing policies and their extension outside the country.
Bahraini Dissident: We Respect Lebanon and Its Peculiarity, Our Dispute is with Bahraini Authorities
Human rights activist Yousif Rabei stressed that "We don't have any problem with the Lebanese state. We respect Lebanon and its peculiarity as being a minaret for freedom of expression."
After Directing to Deport Al-Wefaq Members, Lebanon's National Human Rights Institution Calls on Gov't to Respect Principle of Non-Refoulement
Following the Lebanese Interior Minister directives to deport Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society members outside Lebanon, the Lebanese National Human Rights Institution called on the government to respect the principle of non-refoulement.
BFHR Head Responds to Deportation Request: You Haven't Had Enough of Epidemic of Violations in Bahrain, You Want to Export it Abroad
Head of the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights commented on the Bahraini Interior Minister request from his Lebanese counterpart to deport members of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society from Lebanon saying "Government of oppression, haven't you had enough of the epidemic of violations inside Bahrain to export it abroad?"
BFHR Sends Letter to UN Secretary-General: Bahraini Gov't is Exporting its Violations by Pursuing its Opponents Abroad
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) called on the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, to intervene in the face of the arbitrariness of the Bahraini authorities, which are exporting their violations abroad by targeting political dissidents and human rights defenders.
Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Says She Raised HR Issues in Her Meetings with Bahraini Officials
Deputy Foreign Minister of the Italian government, Marina Sereni, said that she visited Bahrain on November 17 and raised human rights issues with Bahraini officials.
Saudi King Sends Letter to Leaders of 4 Gulf States Ahead of Summit to be Held in December
King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, sent written letters to leaders of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait ahead of a Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Crown Prince Starts Gulf Tour Today ahead of Gulf Summit
The German Press Agency (DPA) said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will embark on a tour of Gulf states, including the Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, the Emirates and Kuwait.
Israel's Chargé d'affaires to Bahrain: Manama’s Relations with Israel are Part of Bahrain’s Security Strategy
Itay Tagner, Israel's chargé d'affaires to Bahrain, who has finished his work in the Kingdom, said that "Relations with Israel are part of Bahrain's security strategy."
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in its Report on Democracy and HR: Allegations of Mistreatment Continue in Bahrain
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said "Allegations of mistreatment in detention continued to be made in Bahrain," indicating that "it monitored such cases closely, and engaged with the Government of Bahrain, Bahraini oversight bodies and international organizations on these issues."
Iran Denies Bahraini Gov't Claims on Discovering Weapons and Arms Linked to it
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to Bahrain's announcement that it had arrested an armed cell in Bahrain and that Iran was the source of these alleged weapons.