Who's UK PM Special Envoy who Visited Bahrain? $2500 Monthly Salary from Saudi Arabia to Whitewash its Reputation in Parliament
British Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Rehman Chishti spent several days in Bahrain. The British envoy, of Pakistani origin, visited the Bahraini king, met the Foreign Affairs Minister, attended a meeting for the British Embassy and another one in obsequy congregation hall in Manama and gave a false testimony on the diversity environment and religious tolerance which he witnessed in the country.
Britain Spends Thousands Advising Bahrain on Ways to Keep its Citizens under House Arrest
Diplomats forked out £14,319 to bring eight Bahraini judges and Interior Ministry officials to England, where they also toured courts and probation centres.
Many States Inflict Serious Cruelty on Rights Activists: U.N.
One-quarter of U.N. member states have carried out suspected reprisals against activists who cooperate with the world body on human rights issues, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.
30 Children Arrested during First Half of Year: GIDHR
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) said that it monitored the arbitrary arrest of 30 children between January and May 2019.
Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike Urges Britain to Stop Training Bahraini Security Forces
A Bahraini political prisoner on hunger strike sent a letter to the British Foreign Office urging them to stop training that is contributing to human rights violations in the Gulf state, reported the Morning Star newspaper.
Detainee Hajar Mansour: I feel Suffocated
Detainee Hajar Mansour replied with tears when she was asked about her condition in an audio recording from prison. Hajar is no longer able to express her situation but with describing it as "suffocating". She repeated her statement with tears. Within less than one minute of the recorded audio, Hajar reiterated the word "suffocated" eight times, perhaps she thought saying it one time doesn't express the situation she is suffering from.
Amnesty Int'l Says Denying Imprisoned Bahraini Activist Al-Singace Medical Care ‘Latest Act of Cruelty'
The Bahraini authorities' inhuman denial of urgent medical treatment for seriously ill Bahraini academic and opposition activist, Dr Abdel-Jalil al-Singace, is a denial of his right to health and an act of intentional cruelty, said Amnesty International today.
Isolation Prisoners in Danger, Attacked by Foreign Prisoners while Prison Administration Turns Blind Eye
The isolated political prisoners are being held with other prisoners, who are not only charged with totally different cases (drugs, prostitution, murder, joining ISIS, theft...) and don't share the same language or culture, but who also have a behavior that harms the inmates in the same cell, and some even pose a real threat to the political prisoners.
Bahrain Recruits More Pakistanis, Pakistani Journalist Reminds with Deporting His Country Men for Demanding their Rights
Pakistani journalist Fahad Desmukh said that a Bahraini military delegation is recruiting more Pakistanis to crush the democracy-seeking movement.
A Letter from Bahrain’s Top Students to Dr. Koumbou Boly, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education
On January 24, Bahrain Mirror published a report directed at UNESCO entitled "The scary numbers UNESCO should address on International Day of Education". The report talked about the discrimination practiced with regards to educational scholarships in Bahrain. Unfortunately, the tragedy is being repeated now.
Mohammad Sultan: Empty Stomachs and a King Leading Us to the Abyss
Hundreds of prisoners of conscience in Bahrain have launched a hunger strike since August 18, 2019, protesting against the inhumane treatment which violates the most basic international standards for the treatment of prisoners.
Activists Condemn "Toxic" Security Relationship between Bahrain and Britain
An Arab Spring activist has slammed Britain's "toxic" security relationship with Bahrain after it emerged that the head of the Gulf dictatorship's military has been attending high-level talks in London.
Beirut Hosts Tomorrow Conference for Salam on Political Executions in Bahrain
Beirut hosts tomorrow a conference for Salam for Democracy and Human Rights entitled "Political Executions in Bahrain".
Lord Ahmad Expresses Deep Concern over Execution of 3 Men in Bahrain
The Minister of State for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon expressed deep concern and regret that these executions were carried out in Bahrain.
EU Opposes Recent Executions, Calls on Bahrain to Abolish Death Penalty
The European Union spokesperson said in a statement that "the executions took place [in Bahrain] despite reported concerns that the convictions were based on confessions extracted under torture."
Al-Wefaq: Execution of Death Sentences Proves Testimonies of Al-Qaeda Members on Regime's Involvement with Dissidents Assassination
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned in a statement it issued today the executions of two innocent citizens, Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali, who were tortured to say confessions.
Bahrain Executes Three People, despite Human Rights Outcry: The Guardian
Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of "terrorism" and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of a mosque imam.
AP: Bahrain Executes 2 in Terrorism Case Decried by Activists
Bahrain has executed two men convicted in a mass terrorism trial that activists have decried and that U.N. human rights experts had expressed concerns over.
UN Expert Urges Bahrain to Halt Executions of Al-Arab and Al-Malali amid Torture Allegations
A UN human rights expert said Bahrain must halt the reportedly imminent execution of two men who were sentenced to death on the basis of confessions allegedly obtained through torture, and after trials which appear not to have fulfilled guarantees of fairness and due process.
US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Calls to Stop Arms Sale to Bahrain due to HR Violations
US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar called on the US government to stop arms sale to Bahrain due to human rights violations.