Geneva: Ireland Concerned over Bahrain Travel Ban on Activists Preventing HRC Participation
Ireland expressed deep concern over the travel ban imposed on activists in Bahrain, preventing them from coming to Geneva to take part in the ongoing UN Human Rights Council session.
Geneva: Estonia Frustrated over Travel Ban on Activists including Sayed Hadi al-Moussawi
Estonia expressed great frustration over the travel ban the Bahrain imposed on human rights activists, including Sayed Hadi al-Moussawi.
Geneva: Botswana Concerned over Shiites Persecution, HR Activists Repression in Bahrain
Botswana expressed deep concern over the persecution of Shiites and the repression of Human Rights activists in Bahrain.
Geneva: Switzerland Regrets Bahrain hasn’t Implemented BICI Recommendations, Criticizes Repressive Measures against Activists
Switzerland regretted that Bahrain has not implemented all recommendations of the BICI report and criticized what it called reprisal measures against Human Rights activists and banning their travel to Geneva.
HR Activists Document 37 Travel Bans and 25 Summonses this Week
Human rights activist told the Al-Wasat local newspaper that 37 human rights activist were banned from traveling and that 25 were summoned for interrogation at the public prosecution (from the onset of the week until Wednesday, April 26, 2017).
GCHR: Abulhadi Al-Khawaja’s Life at Imminent Risk, Needs Immediate Medical Evacuation
The Gulf Center for Human Rights said that prominent Bahraini activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja’s health status started to deteriorate due to the open hunger strike he started since April 12.
Authorities Continue to Summon Activists, Charge them with Assembling in Diraz
The security authorities continued to summon activists to interrogations in a vast campaign that targeted dozens and aimed at imposing travel bans on them in a time that coincides with the UPR session to review Bahrain’s human rights portfolio in Geneva.
Public Prosecution Charges Activists with Illegal Assembly in Diraz, Issues Travel Bans against Them
The Public Prosecution charged Sunday (April 23, 2017) a number of activists whom it had summoned, with illegal assembly in Diraz.
Transparency International Condemns Bahrain Travel Ban on Sharaf Almosawi to Attend UN Meetings
Transparency International today called on the government of Bahrain to lift its travel ban on Sayed Sharaf Almosawi, the chair of its partner organization in Bahrain, the Bahrain Transparency Society.
Bahrain Press Association: CID Forces Activist to Confess after Threatening him to Assault his Wife & Sister
Bahrain Press Association said that an e-activist was forced to say confessions in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) after threatening him to assault his wife and sister.
HR Activist Hussein Radhi Denied Leaving Bahrain Based on Public Prosecution Order
Member of Bahrain Center for Human Rights and activist Hussein Radhi said that the security authorities at Bahrain Airport told him yesterday (April 20, 2017) that he is banned from traveling based on order from the public prosecution.
Prosecution Summons 12 Activists for Interrogation, including Ibrahim Sharif
The Public Prosecution summoned on Friday (April 21, 2017) 12 Bahraini activists for interrogation, on Monday and Tuesday, on top the opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif.
Appeals Court: 5-Year Jail Verdict to 3 Suspects over Assembly
The Supreme Court of Appeals reduced the sentence of 3 suspects, accused of assembling and burning cars, from 10 to 5 years in jail and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
2&3-Year Prison Term Issued against 12 Defendants over Burning Tires in Al-Markh
The Fourth High Criminal Court handed down 3-year jail term to 5 suspects over burning tires and assembling in Al-Markh and sentenced 7 others, who are under 18 years, to 2 years in prison over the same charge.
Activist Nidal Al-Salman Released after being Held in Bahrain Airport for Hours
Security forces released Wednesday dawn (April 12, 2017) the rights activist Nidal Al-Salman, after being held at the airport for more than 3 hours on her arrival from Paris.
Bahraini Activist and His Wife Denied Leaving Bahrain
The Bahraini security forces prevented on Friday morning (April 7, 2017) environmental activist Mohamed Jawad (56 years) and his wife from leaving the country without mentioning the reasons.
AFP: Top Bahrain Activist Denied Family Visit after Surgery
The family of jailed Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab has been denied visiting rights after he underwent surgery, relatives said Thursday.
Human Rights Activist Sayed Hadi Al-Musawi Denied Leaving Country
Activists on social media said that the Bahraini authorities prevented on Wednesday morning (April 5, 2017) the former Al-Wefaq MP and human rights activist Hadi Al-Musawi from leaving the country.
U.N. Experts Slam UAE over Arrest of Award-Winning Activist
U.N. experts warned Tuesday that the United Arab Emirates' arrest of an award-winning rights activist violated international law, and demanded his immediate release.
Amnesty: Bahrain Brings New Charges against Ebrahim Sharif to Silence Critical Voices
The Bahraini authorities have once again displayed their ruthless determination to silence activists and crush all signs of dissent by charging prominent political figure Ebrahim Sharif with “inciting hatred against the regime” in a series of tweets, said Amnesty International.