16 HR Organizations Demand Bahrain to Immediately Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
16 leading human rights groups have issued a statement calling for the release of human rights defender Dr. bduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike since 8 July 2021 to protest ill-treatment and demand the return of a book he wrote in prison which was confiscated by prison authorities.
Ahmed Ramadan: Witness in Parliamentary Report Highlighting UK University Link to Torture Hub in Bahrain
The Yorkshire Post newspaper said that All-Party Parliamentary Group on Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf presented a report in which it said that UK taxpayer-funded human rights watchdogs in Bahrain cover up allegations of torture that led to the conviction of Mohammed Ramadan.
Tortured and then Executed: Ali Al-Arab, Ahmed Al-Malali (BCHR Report)
Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) issued an annual report on the anniversary of the execution of martyrs Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malala. The center asked the Bahraini government to end the illegal use of torture and investigate confessions used in court that were given under torture conditions.
Amnesty: Hassan Mushaima One of Prominent Detainees in World Struggling for his Rights in Difficult Health Conditions
Amnesty International, in its Spanish version, specialized a paper on one of the political prisoners, the Bahraini Hassan Mushaima. Amnesty described him as one of the prominent detainees in the world, noting that he is suffering in the Bahrain regime prisons.
Al-Singace Starts Open Hunger Strike in Protest of Being Targeted by Officer Mohammad Yousef Fakhro
Detainee Abduljalil Al-Singace announced launching an open hunger strike and stopping receiving medication and making calls due to the humiliating and degrading treatment by officer Mohammad Yousef Fakhro, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights said.
Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi Sues Federal Government over Wrongful Detention in Thailand
Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi is suing the federal government for negligence and breaching its duty of care after he was wrongfully detained in Thailand, the Australian SBS website reported.
Bahrain Rejects UN Call to Free Death Row Convicts Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa
Bahrain on Sunday rejected a UN report calling for the release of two men facing the death penalty, which cited claims their murder convictions were based on confessions extracted by torture.
UK Ambassador Whitewashes Bahrain's Image after Jaw Prison Visit, Alaswad, Sharif and Fairooz Respond among Others
The British ambassador to Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, put out a tweet in which he expressed how pleased he was for visiting Jaw Prison on May 3, 2021 with other ambassadors. Drummond's tweet prompted a number of responses.
US Department of State Report Criticizes Human Rights Violations in Bahrain
US Department of State issued its 2020 annual human rights report and discussed the human rights situation in Bahrain in 39 pages.
NPWJ Welcomes EU Resolution on Bahrain
No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ) strongly welcomed the approval by an overwhelming majority of the European Parliament - 633 votes for, 11 against and 45 abstentions - of a resolution condemning in the strongest terms the human rights situation in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Int'l Calls to Release 6 Bahrainis
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention's report demanded the release of 6 Bahraini activists who were arbitrarily arrested without judicial permit and were tortured to have their confessions extracted.
16 Rights Groups Urge Bahrain King to Halt Executions of Ramadan and Moosa
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain should commute the death sentences of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussein Ali Moosa, 16 international and Bahraini rights groups said in a joint letter to the king. The men were not afforded a fair trial and their allegations of torture were not adequately investigated.
Three Rights Groups Hail High Commissioner Statement against Death Penalty in Bahrain
Three Bahraini human rights organizations expressed appreciation for the statement issued on July 14, 2020, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the arbitrary death sentences issued against torture victims, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Democratic Senator Ron Wyden Calls on Bahrain King to Stop Death Sentences of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa
United States Senator and member of the Democratic Party, Ron Wyden, called on the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, to stop the execution of the two Bahraini men, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Prominent US Senator Slams Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa's Trial as Unjust, Demands their Release
The prominent (Republican) United States Senator Marco Rubio described the trial of the two Bahraini men, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, as unjust, calling on the Bahraini government to release them.
Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi: Torture Crimes have become Key Pillar of Bahraini Regime's Governance
Torture crimes have become a regime's key pillar in its management of Bahrain, deputy Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said.
Al-Wefaq: 5,689 Victims have Documented Severe Torture since Beginning of Popular Movement
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that since the beginning of the popular movement in 2011 to date, those who documented severe torture and ill-treatment amounted to 5,689 victims, including women, children and people with special needs.
BFHR: Denial of Treatment Turned into Typical Torture Method in Bahraini Prisons
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said in a statement on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture that the denial of treatment has turned into a typical method of torture in Bahrain's prisons.
Zuheir Ibrahim's First Comment after Court Upheld his Death Sentence: I didn't Commit Crime, I've Never Practiced Violence
In his first comment after upholding the death sentence against him, political detainee Zuheir Jassim Ibrahim said that he didn't commit the crime over which he was tried and stressed that he has never practiced violence.
Cassation Court Upholds Death Sentence against Political Detainee Zuheir Ibrahim
The Cassation Court upheld on Monday (June 15, 2020) death sentence against political detainee Zuheir Ibrahim Jassim. He is the ninth to face final death sentence pending the ratification of the King of Bahrain.