Fears of Tuberculosis Outbreak at Prison as Detainees Fall Ill
A Bahraini political prisoner with tuberculosis says he fears he will die soon if authorities withhold further medical care from him, as two other inmates say they have symptoms of the illness but have not been tested or treated.
230 HR Violations in April, Including 10 Political Verdicts: Al-Wefaq Report
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that last April witnessed peaceful protests and demonstration marking Al-Quds Day, noting that the society monitored several violations, such as summoning citizens, including human rights figures.
Deighton Pierce Glynn, Gulf Centre for Human Rights Call for Use of Magnitsky Sanctions against Bahrain: Report
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deighton Pierce Glynn (DPG) published a report titled Accountability for Torture in Bahrain: A Call for Magnitsky Sanctions.
Detainee Transferred to Solitary Confinement for Demanding Treatment: Audio Recording
In an audio recording from inside the prison, detainee Hussein Al-Sahlawi complained that he had been denied treatment, despite suffering from serious symptoms as a result of contracting Coronavirus last February.
Global Citizen Issues Petition to Release Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
Global Citizen launched via its website a petition to demand the release of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
US State Department Report Criticizes Bahrain's HR, Political Situation: Absence of Environment Conducive to Holding Free Elections
The 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices issued by the US Department of State has criticized the Bahraini authorities and Bahrain's political and human rights situation.
Hussein Al-Sahlawi's Family Expresses Concern over his Safety due to Preventing him from Treatment
Family of detainee Hussein Al-Sahlawi has reiterated concerns for his safety as he complains of medical negligence, despite earlier demands to provide him treatment for the complications he suffers after being infected with Coronavirus.
Juveniles in Dry Dock Prison Denied Suhoor Meals since 5 days
Juveniles in the Dry Dock Prison complained that they have been denied Suhoor meals for more than five days, human rights groups reported.
Zaynab Al-Khawaja via Twitter: They Arrested My Father 11 Years Ago and They're still Not Done Torturing Him
Zaynab Al-Khawaja recalled in a series of Tweets the night her father, prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, was arrested 11 years ago.
Front Line Defenders Calls for Releasing Al-Khawaja, Transferring him to Ireland
Dublin-based human rights group Front Line Defenders has called for releasing Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and transferring him to Ireland on medical grounds.
HRW in its UN Report: Bahrain Failed to Comply with Previous Commitments in UPR
Human Rights Watch said in its report for the 41st of the UN Universal Periodic Review on human rights situation in Bahrain that Bahrain has failed to live up to the recommendations that it supported and pledges it made in the past three cycles of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review.
UN Experts Raise Concerns over Health Deterioration of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
UN experts have raised concerns over the "deteriorating" health of the Bahraini academic, Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, in prison.
Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor: Punitive Measures Against Al-Khawaja May Amount To Slow Killing
The situation of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has dramatically worsened since the prison administration imposed a series of punitive measures against him, including denying him contact with his family last week, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement expressing grave concern.
Formula 1 Renews Contract with Bahrain, Completely Ignores HR Violations
Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, the director of advocacy for the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (Bird), has written a letter to F1 president and chief executive officer Stefano Domenicali following the decision to award the Bahrain race a new 15-year contract.
Ali Al-Hajee Sends Letter to F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton from Jail
: On Monday, Ali Al-Hajee, a prisoner in Bahrain, wrote to Lewis Hamilton explaining how the seven-times champion had made a difference.
British University Trains 22 Interior Ministry Officers on Implementing "Alternative Sanctions"
The General Directorate of Verdicts Implementation and Alternative Penalties, directed by Khalid bin Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, son of Interior Minister, announced the graduation of "Alternative penalties" course, in the presence of the British Deputy Ambassador, Stuart Summers.
Al-Wefaq: More than 300 Violations, 118 Peaceful Protests in February
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society monitored the most prominent events in February 2022 and the violations carried out by the authorities, which resulted in the arrest of dozens, including a woman and three children, in addition to the enforced disappearance of two detainees.
Al-Wefaq: Over 200 HR Violations on Anniversary of Feb. 14 Uprising, Including 28 Arrests and Dozens of Raids
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society monitored more than 200 human rights violations in the second and third weeks of February.
NGOs Call on Interpol to Reform "Red Notice" System following Extradition of Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
A number of human rights pressure groups, including Fair Trials, Human Rights Watch and BIRD, have called on international policing agency Interpol to reform the way it handles ‘Red Notice' requests, following the recent extradition of Bahraini dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohammed Ali from Serbia to Bahrain.
Italy Calls on Bahrain to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a strongly-worded letter calling on Bahrain to free detained human rights activist, Abduljalil Al-Singace.