European Parliament Issues Resolution Urging Bahrain to Immediately Release All Political Prisoners, Mainly Nabeel Rajab, Calls for International Action
The European Parliament issued (on June 13, 2018) a resolution condemning human rights violations in Bahrain and urging it to immediately release opposition detainees and prisoners of conscience, mainly the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
Bahrain Refuses European Parliament Delegation’s Visit
News websites reported that the head of Human Rights Subcommittee at European Parliament said Bahrain refused to receive the committee's delegation to assess the human rights situation there.
Al-Salman Calls on European Parliament at Hearing to Demand Putting End to Discrimination against Shiites
European Parliament committee held a hearing on religious persecution on Wednesday (November 22, 2017) during which the persecution of Shia citizens in Bahrain was discussed. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief attended the hearing.
European Parliament Denounces Bahrain Court Ruling Upholding Nabeel Rajab’s Sentence over TV Interview
The Chair of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human rights, Mr Pier Antonio Panzeri expressed his disappointment at the Bahrain court’s ruling rejecting Nabeel Rajab’s appeal and upholding his 2-year prison sentence.
European Parliament to Hold Public Hearing to Discuss Shia Persecution in Bahrain
The European Parliament is set to hold a public hearing on Freedom of religion or belief: the situation of persecuted minorities on Wednesday (November 22, 2017) at its headquarters in the Belgian capital Brussels.
40 MEPs Call in Open Letter to Release Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei’s Family
40 Members of the European Parliament from different political groups sent an open letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, urging her to call for immediate release of Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei’s family.
EP Committee Worried about Nabeel Rajab’s Deteriorating Health Condition, Demands his Immediate Release
Chair of the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights expressed concern over the reports about deteriorating health condition of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, demanding his immediate release.
European MPs Call for Nabeel Rajab’s Release on Arrest Anniversary
On the anniversary of Nabeel Rajab’s arrest, 37 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from different political groups sent an open letter to Federica Mogherini, urging her to call for his immediate release.
EP Hosts Event: Bahrain 6 Years on- Where to Go from Here?
An event held on March 1, 2017, entitled, "Bahrain 6 years on - where to go from here?" focused on what next steps could be taken in order to pressure Bahraini authorities to live up to their human rights commitments.
European Parliament Condemns Execution of 3 Dissidents in Bahrain
The European Parliament strongly condemned the executions of three people in Bahrain on 15 January 2017, and the executions of seven people by the Kuwaiti authorities on 25 January 2017.
MEPs Urge Mogherini to Take Rapid Actions to Stop HR Violations in Bahrain
MEPs called on Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, to take rapid actions to put an end to human rights violations in Bahrain.
81% of European Parliament MEPs Vote on Resolution Condemning Bahrain
European Parliament has overwhelmingly condemned the latest measures taken by the Government of Bahrain in its campaign against the opposition, which were resembled in toughening the sentence against
AFP: Amnesty, EU Parliament Urge Bahrain to Release Human Rights Defender
Amnesty International and the European Parliament on Thursday urged Bahrain to release a prominent human rights defender and denounced repression against freedom of expression in the tiny Gulf kingdom.
European Parliament to Hold Urgent Debates to Discuss "Bahrain, Myanmar and Malawi"
European Parliament said it will hold urgent debates next Thursday on human rights and democracy topics including Bahrain.
MEPs Call on Bahrain to Release Prominent HR Defender Nabeel Rajab
37 MEPs sent letter to EU Representative calling for immediate release of leading Bahraini HR defender Nabeel Rajab.
The Independent: British Parliamentary Committee to Investigate Illegal Arms Sales Claims to Countries including Bahrain in London Exhibition
The British paper, The Independent said "that British MPs are to investigate allegations of illegal weapons sales at British weapons fairs after a judge ruled there was "credible" evidence of wrongdoing at the biggest event in the arms trade's calendar "DSEI arms fair".
European Parliament Calls on Bahrain to Grant Mohammed Ramadan Royal Pardon or Commute his Sentence
The European Parliament called on in a joint motion for a resolution “the Government of Bahrain to grant Mohammed Ramadan a royal pardon or to commute his sentence,” expressing its “concern and disappointment over Bahrain’s return to the practice of capital punishment.”
80 MEPs Call on Bahrain’s King to Lift Travel Ban on Nabeel Rajab
Bahrain Mirror: 80 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) issued a letter on Thursday (November 19, 2015) to King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa urging him to immediately lift the travel ban and drop all charges against human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
Alyn Smith MEP Welcomes Release of Nabeel Rajab and Calls For the Release of All Political Prisoners
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Scottish Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament MEP, Alyn Smith, welcomed the King of Bahrain's decision to release “leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.”
European Parliament Adopts Urgency Resolution on Bahrain Calling for Release of Sheikh Ali Salman & Nabeel Rajab
Bahrain Mirror: The European Parliament adopted an urgency resolution calling for the immediate release of the leader of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, and the president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, along with the “Bahrain 13” prisoners.