Amnesty Issues Detailed Report about Bahrain: No One Can Protect You
Amnesty International issued on Thursday (September 7, 2017) a detailed report about human rights conditions in Bahrain in which it indicated to the serious violations practiced by the authorities against their critics.
Amnesty Launches Action Demanding Release of HR Defender Ibtisam Al-Saegh
Amnesty International launched an action demanding the Bahraini authorities to immediately release human rights defender Ibtisam Al-Saegh and asked its followers to send a letter [through Amnesty’s website] to the Ministry of Interior to express their deep concern about her detention.
Amnesty Int’l Condemns “Terrorism” Charges against Ebtisam Al-Sayegh: Her only Crime is challenging government’s appalling HR record
Amnesty International denounced charging Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh with “terrorism,” calling for her immediate release.
Amnesty: Al-Saegh Detained for Human Rights Work, Statement by Bahrain Embassy in UK Smear Campaign
Amnesty International confirmed that detained Bahraini activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh is detained “for her human rights work”. This came in response to a statement issued by the Bahraini Embassy in the UK, claiming that “the charges against her have no bearing on her views nor her political opinions.”
Amnesty International Calls for Taking Urgent Action to Release Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi
Amnesty International urged people to contact the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, calling on the Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Dr. Taha al-Dirazi.
Amnesty: Nabeel Rajab Jail Term Exposes Authorities’ Relentless Campaign to Wipe out Dissent
The sentencing of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, in his absence, to two years in prison for TV interviews is the latest shocking display of zero tolerance for freedom of expression by the Bahraini authorities, Amnesty International said Monday (July 10, 2017).
Amnesty: Bahrain Woman Human Rights Defender at High Risk of Torture, Sexual Assault
Amnesty International expressed deep concern from Bahraini human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh being at risk, and called on the "Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally" release her.
Amnesty Bemoans Cost of Gulf Crisis on Human Rights
Amnesty International warned Saturday of the "heartbreak and fear" being suffered by potentially thousands of ordinary individuals because of the political dispute in the Gulf that has isolated Qatar.
Amnesty: Bahrain Must Investigate Activist Torture Claims
Bahrain should investigate claims by a human rights activist who says she was tortured and sexually assaulted while in detention last week, Amnesty International said on Thursday.
Amnesty Recounts Details about Torture HR Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh was Subjected to at NSA
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh recounted to Amnesty International details about the torture she was subjected to at the National Security Agency (NSA) building last Friday (May 26, 2017).
Bahrain’s Activists under Pressure: Either Work as Informants for Regime or Face Retaliation
It’s no wonder that Bahrain’s name was mentioned in the international campaign launched by Amnesty International aimed at recognizing human rights defenders and protecting them.
Amnesty: 8 Injured in ICU Resulted by Security Raid on Diraz
Amnesty International confirmed that there are 8 civilians suffering from serious injuries in the intensive care unit in Bahrain hospitals, as a result of the security forces’ attack on Diraz Tuesday (May 23, 2017).
Amnesty Int’l Recounts Diraz Incidents: At Least One Dead, Hundreds Injured in Diraz Raid
Amnesty International said that the Bahraini security forces used excessive force against protesters in the village of Diraz, the majority of whom were peaceful, as part of an ongoing crack down on the village which has been under siege by the authorities for 11 months.
Amnesty Lists Bahrain as Example in Report on Wave of Unprecedented Attacks against HR Defenders Worldwide
Amnesty International launched a worldwide campaign to recognize human rights defenders and protect them, stressing that they are coming under attack in more and more places, on an alarming scale in an age of fear, division and demonization.
Nizar Al-Qari to his Family: Bury Me Next to My Sister, Amnesty Launches Appeal for his Release
Amnesty International launched on Monday (May 15, 2017) an appeal to release detainee Nizar Al-Qari, indicating that he is being tortured while in detention.
Reuters: Bahrain to Try Two Civilians in Military Court
Two civilians will be tried on terrorism charges in a Bahrain military court for the first time under new amendments issued in March that have drawn sharp condemnation from rights groups.
British Daily Mail: Bahrain Refers First Civilian Case to Military Court
The British Daily Mail newspaper said that Bahrain has referred its first civilian case to a military court following a constitutional amendment approved by the king last month, according to Amnesty International.
Amnesty Describes Referral of Abbas to Military Court as “Serious Blow for Justice”
Amnesty International described referring Sayed Fadhel Abbas to military courts as “serious blow for justice” in Bahrain, indicating that there are fears of him being subjected to torture.
32 Dissidents Rounded up within Days in Clampdown ahead of UNHRC Session, Amnesty Int’l
Amnesty International highlighted in a statement that Bahrain’s authorities have dramatically escalated their crackdown against critics, summoning 32 people for questioning within the past five days.
Amnesty Suggests Recommendations on Bahrain for 27th HRC UPR Session
Amnesty International issued on its website a report addressing recommendations at 13 states, among them Bahrain.