Bahrain Court Refuses to Grant Jailed Activist Rajab A Non-Custodial Sentence
A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday.
Bahrain Embassy Adviser in London Says Gov’t to Take Further Steps
A human rights adviser to the Embassy of Bahrain in London, Hasan Shafaei, said that “more good news was coming,” referring to new steps that may be taken by the Bahraini government with regards to rights, reported author Bill Law, which comes following the decision to restore the citizenships of 551 Bahrainis which were withdrawn by judicial rulings.
Bahraini Jail Guards Visit Britain for Training
The British "The Morning Star" newspaper revealed that prison guards from a brutal Middle Eastern dictatorship visited Britain for training shortly before Easter.
Al-Wefaq: Executions in Saudi Arabia Represent Major Earthquake in Region
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the executions carried out by the Saudi authorities and considered them "a crime represented a major earthquake in the entire region."
UK Condemns Saudi Arabia over Mass Executions
Britain has issued its sharpest condemnation of the direction of Saudi Arabian human rights policy, describing its mass executions as "repulsive" and "utterly unacceptable in the modern world".
EU Condemns Executions in Saudi Arabia
The European Union condemned the execution of 37 people simultaneously in different cities across the country carried out by Saudi Arabia. It said that this marks the largest number of executions in a single day in Saudi Arabia since 2016.
Saudi Arabia Executes 37 Men Including Cleric who had Preached for Peace between Sunnis and Shiites: British Website
A British website said that among the 37 men executed in Saudi Arabia over "Terrorism Offences" was a religious leader who had preached for peace between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
Proof Confessions Extracted Under Duress: Political Prisoner Acquitted of Attacking Armored Vehicle Charge despite Another Prisoner’s Confession
After unjustly spending two years in prison, a Bahraini court acquitted a political prisoner of charges of attacking, along with other unknown suspects, a security armored vehicle using Molotov cocktails in Al-Shakhoura in 2016, and abolished a 7-year prison sentence issued against him. The prisoner's name was mentioned in the confessions of another prisoner.
F1 Says to Investigate Circumstances of Imprisoned Activist in Bahrain
Formula One’s management group insisted, in a statement released to the Press Association, that it is in dialogue with Bahrain over the plight of imprisoned Bahraini Activist Najah Yusuf, while also defending its human rights policy.
HRW: F1 Shouldn't Turn Blind Eye to Human Rights Violations in Bahrain
Human Rights Watch urged Formula One not to turn a blind eye to human rights ahead of next week's Bahrain Grand Prix, according to the British "The Independent" newspaper.
HRW Director Writes: F1 and "Racing to Repression in Bahrain"
Human Rights Watch published on its website an article to Minky Worden, Director of Global Initiatives, in which she criticized holding Formula One race in Bahrain amid ignorance of blatant human rights violations in Bahrain, which some of them are related to the same sport.
HRW Calls to Pressure on FIA to Prevent F1 from Ignoring HR Violations in Bahrain
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that the Formula One Group disregards its human rights commitments and overlooks grave rights abuses in Bahrain, stressing that some of the abuses appear to be directly related to Formula One's activities in the country.
US State Department Failed, Its Report on Bahrain Omitted Several Violations: ADHRB
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that the US State Department largely failed to address human rights violations in Bahrain.
Six UN Experts Call for Investigation into Abuse of Bahraini Female Rights Defenders Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, Zainab Al Khamis and Hajar Mansour
Six UN experts have expressed “serious concerns” over violations and threats that three Bahraini human rights defenders, Hajar Mansour, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh and Zainab Al Khamis, have been routinely subjected to in Bahrain, demanding an investigation into their mistreatment.
UN High Commissioner Urged to Investigate Human Rights Situation in Bahrain
London-based Salam for Democracy and Human Rights Organization sent a letter to the UN High Commissioner and President of the Human Rights Council urging them to establish a mechanism to investigate the human rights situation in Bahrain.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Receives Australian Citizenship, Stresses: "No Country Can Follow Me Now"
The Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi was granted the Australian citizenship on Tuesday.
Bahrain Refugee Footballer to Become Aussie Citizen
A refugee footballer who spent over two months in Bangkok detention under threat of extradition to his native Bahrain will soon become an Australian citizen, he told local media Thursday.
House of Lords Member: Drivers Like Hamilton May Have to Consider Boycotting F1 Race in Bahrain in Protest against Najah Yousif's Arrest
Formula One bosses have been accused of turning a "blind eye" to the plight of a woman jailed after protesting against the Bahrain Grand Prix, the American Sky News website said.
Saudis Prepare Trials of Detainees Identified as Women's Rights Activists
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is preparing the trials of detainees, identified by watchdog groups as women's rights activists, after completing its investigations, state news agency SPA said on Friday.
7 Bahraini Detainees Face Death if King Approves their Death Penalties: SALAM Releases List
London-based Salam for Democracy and Human Rights published on Tuesday February 26, 2019, a list including the names of political prisoners sentenced to death in Bahrain.