SALAM Documents 108 Cases of Torture and Ill-Treatment against Detainees
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights documented 108 cases of torture, ill-treatment and denial of medical treatment by the security offices in Bahrain against political detainees and imprisoned human rights activists during June and July of 2018.
Bahrain Mirror Publishes Most Important Points in UN Response to Bahraini Government
Bahrain Mirror reports on the most important points in the United Nations Human Rights Committee's report in which it assessed Bahrain's commitment to the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Committee also replied to the first voluntary national report on the goals of development that the Bahraini government submitted on the 17th of last July.
US has “Abandoned” Role as Rights Champion – Jimmy Carter
Former president Jimmy Carter has warned that the United States has “abandoned” its standing as the premier champion of human rights, showing “indifference” to abuse at home and abroad.
Bahraini FA Minister Discusses with Minister of State for Middle East Issues of Military Cooperation and Human Rights
: Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met the Minister of State for the Middle East at the U.K Foreign and Commonwealth Office Alistair Burt, at the premises of the Foreign Ministry in London, an official statement said.
UN Experts Mention Evidence of Stark Contrast between Bahrain Rhetoric and Comments from Other Sources
Experts recalled with concern the turmoil in 2011, and the repression that followed, a challenge to the Bahrain’s stated values of tolerance and non-discrimination.
European Parliament Issues Resolution Urging Bahrain to Immediately Release All Political Prisoners, Mainly Nabeel Rajab, Calls for International Action
The European Parliament issued (on June 13, 2018) a resolution condemning human rights violations in Bahrain and urging it to immediately release opposition detainees and prisoners of conscience, mainly the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.
No Right to Rights: BCHR Annual 2017 Report
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) launched its annual Human Rights Report for the year 2017 entitled, "No Right to Rights,” in which it addressed the major human rights violations committed in Bahrain last year.
New Report Accuses UK of Complicity in Funding HR Violations in Bahrain
The Guardian reported that human rights organization "Reprieve" has accused the Foreign Office of being complicit in abuses in Bahrain and failing to be transparent about its £5m security and justice reform program in the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia Makes New Arrest in Crackdown on Activists
Saudi Arabia arrested prominent rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi, Amnesty International said on Friday, as part of a crackdown mostly targeting advocates of women’s rights in the conservative kingdom.
Bahrain Refuses European Parliament Delegation’s Visit
News websites reported that the head of Human Rights Subcommittee at European Parliament said Bahrain refused to receive the committee's delegation to assess the human rights situation there.
UN Experts: Death Sentences against 4 Bahrainis Breached Fair Trial, Suspects Should Have Never Been Convicted in First Place
UN human rights experts have called for the retrial of four men sentenced to death by a Bahraini military court in a collective trial that breached fair trial and due process guarantees and confessions obtained under torture.
Alistair Burt Ignores Harsh Conditions Political Prisoners Live in Bahrain, Whitewashes Ombudsman’s Image
UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, said that the UK government monitors events in Bahrain closely.
US State Department’s Annual Human Rights Report: Impunity is Still A Problem
US State Department issued an annual report about human rights in the world for 2017. The report specialized 41 pages for Bahrain’s human rights practices in 2017.
British Organization Calls for Protesting against Bahrain’s Participation in Royal Windsor Horse Race
Campaign against Arms Trade (CAAT) called to stage a protest against participation of Bahrain in Royal Windsor Horse Race, to be held on May 12, due to Bahrain black human rights record.
Detention of Zainab Maki Renewed for 15 Days Pending Investigation
The Bahraini authorities renewed on Wednesday (March 28, 201) the detention of Zainab Maki for 15 days pending investigation.
HRW: Minister of Interior Threatens Online Crackdown
Human Rights Watch said that Bahrain’s interior minister has threatened to crackdown on dissidents and activists who criticize the government online.
Appeal Court Upholds Photographer Al-Mousawi’s 10-Year Prison Sentence and Revocation of Nationality
Bahraini Court of Appeal upheld a ruling sentencing photographer Sayed Ahmed Al-Mousawi to ten years in prison, also stripping him of his citizenship.
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.
Appeals and Cassation Courts Upheld 10 Death Sentences in February: BFHR
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that cassation and appeals courts upheld 10 death sentences last February, stressing that it documented 1105 serious human rights violations.