Amnesty Asks its Followers to Demand Thai Authorities Stop Al-Araibi’s Deportation
Amnesty International said in a statement on its website that Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi is in imminent danger of deportation from Thailand, despite his status as a recognized refugee in Australia. His forcible return to Bahrain would violate international law, it stressed.
Pascoe Vale Team Supports Al-Araiba in his Return to Australia
The Australian Football Nation Radio website said that the Pascoe Vale footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi, detained in Thailand and wanted in Bahrain, awaits confirmation as to whether he will be allowed to return to Australia, the country he calls home after fleeing Bahrain.
HR Groups Denounce Arbitrary Detention of Naji Al-Fateel, Call for his Release
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), expressed their deep concern over the physical and psychological integrity of Mr. Naji Fateel.
Australian Refugee Footballer Faces Deportation after Thailand Arrest
The SBS Australian News website reported that a Bahraini refugee who has Australian permanent residency has been arrested in Thailand and now faces deportation back to the Gulf state.
Fateel and Hajji Held in Solitary Confinement after Publishing Audio Recording about their Sufferings in Jaw Prison
Human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wedaei said that detainees Naji Fateel and Ali Hajji were transferred to solitary confinement after publishing audio recording in which they talked about the torture they are subjected to, impunity policy as well as negligence of their right to treatment by Jaw Prison administration.
Germany to Deport Bahraini Citizen to his Country
The German authorities are to extradite Bahraini citizen to his country following 3 years of residency.
Bahraini National Extradited by the Netherlands to Bahrain Held at Security HQ Notorious for Brutal Torture
Yousif Al-Muhafdah said documented information confirmed that Bahraini youth Ali Shuwaikh, who was deported to Bahrain, is being held at the notorious Criminal Investigation Department HQ in Bahrain.
Salam Organization Criticizes Bahrain's HRC Seat Win Despite its Poor HR Record
Salam Organization for Democracy and Human Rights criticized Bahrain’s win of a seat in the highest United Nations human rights body, the Human Rights Council, despite the numerous violations the gulf island commits against its citizens.
Detainee Hajar Mansour Transferred to Hospital after being Attacked by Prison’s Director
London-based activist, Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, said that the director of Women’s Prison in Hamad Town, officer Maryam Al-Bardouli, attacked his mother-in-law Hajar Mansour who is serving a 3-year jail term, over political cases fabricated against her as a reprisal due to her son-in-law’s activism.
Bahraini Prisoners Left under Heat of Sun, Beaten for Practicing Ashura Rituals: SALAM Organization
SALAM organization for Democracy and Human Rights has revealed serious violations in Jaw prison against political prisoners who have been practicing Ashura rites.
Recently Released Bahraini Torture Victim due to Health Deterioration Undergoes Surgery
A political prisoner who has been recently released after his health deteriorated due to cancer underwent a surgery on Wednesday (August 1, 2018) morning.
UN Rights Experts Tell Bahrain to Halt Crackdown on Activists and Free Speech- Reuters
United Nations human rights experts called on Bahrain on Thursday to end the repression of activists, restrictions on freedom of expression and discrimination against women.
Photo Exhibition in Berlin Marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Activists from Bahrain held an event in the German capital, Berlin, marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
Al-Wefaq on Int’l Day in Support of Victims of Torture Says Torture Victims Reached 5098 Since 2011
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society has announced recording 5,098 victims of torture in Bahrain since the start of the peaceful movement in 2011.
UK Diplomats Closely Monitor Trial of Bahraini Activist Following Reports about Her Torture in Police Station Headed by Officer Trained in UK
UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, said that officials from the British Embassy in Bahrain were present at the court hearing for Najah Ahmed Yousif, whom “Vice” website published a report about her, stressing that she was tortured and sexually assaulted in Muharraq security complex. The website also revealed that the senior officer responsible for the complex received training in the UK.
Delegation from US Embassy Visits Muharraq Security Complex that Witnessed Torture of Activists, Meets Fawaz Al-Hassan
Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior said that a US delegation visited on Monday (April 30, 2018) Muharraq security complex that witnessed last year the summoning and torturing of dozens, including human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh and that is known as the new headquarters for the National Security Agency.
NIHR Responds to US State Department Report: There is no Torture Policy in Bahrain
The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) issued a statement on what it called “reports issued by some foreign parties on the human rights situation in Bahrain”.
NIHR Continues to Train National Security Agency Involved in Torture of Dissidents
Bahrain’s National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) has continued to train National Security Agency personnel by organizing a workshop for the third group of the Agency’s recruits on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
Hajar Mansour and Madina Ali on Hunger Strike over Maltreatment in Women’s Prison
Two political detainees started a hunger strike against maltreatment, activists’ families said.
AFP: Bahraini Detainee Hajar Mansour Admitted to Hospital after Launching Hunger Strike
Bahraini detainee Hajer Mansoor, 49, was admitted to hospital Thursday, her family said, three days after launching her second hunger strike behind bars to protest the treatment of prisoners, AFP reported.