Amnesty Int’l: 7 Stories of Shocking Injustice after the ‘Arab Spring’ in Bahrain
Amnesty International published a report including seven stories that it described as “shocking injustices” which Bahrainis have suffered from since the eruption of the February 14, 2011 uprising.
Amnesty: Hopes for Justice & Reform Fades Five Years after Bahrain’s 2011 Uprising
Amnesty International said that five years after a wave of protests demanding widespread reform rocked Bahrain, hopes for progress on human rights and accountability for past and present abuses have faded.
Amnesty Urges Bahrain to Launch Investigation into Detainee Ali Al-Tajer's Torture Allegations
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International called on the Bahraini authorities to investigate Ali Isa Al-Tajer's torture allegations promptly. In an urgent action statement issued on Thursday (February 11, 2016), Amnesty also urged Bahrain to publish the results, including the results of any medical examinations and bring those responsible to justice.
Amnesty Int’l Says Photographer Ahmad Al-Fardan Is Prisoner of Conscience & Calls for his Immediate Release
Amnesty International stated that a Bahraini court upheld a verdict sentencing Bahraini photographer Ahmad Al-Fardan to three months in prison over charges of “attempting to participate in a public gathering.”
Amnesty: Ahmed Mushaima’ Released after Serving 1 Year Prison Term for Publicly Insulting King
Amnesty International stated that eulogy reciter Ahmad Mushaima’ (son of prominent detainee Hassan Mushaima’) was released, after serving a one-year prison sentence for “publicly insulting the King of Bahrain”.
Amnesty Int’l: Five Years on & Bahrain Gov’t Still Arrests Political Opponents in Name of Counter-Terrorism
Amnesty International stated that the Bahraini authorities continue to silence the opposition by the use of unnecessary force, arrest and imprison protesters and political opposition leaders, and torture detainees.
Amnesty Int’l: Sheikh Ali Salman Prisoner of Conscience Denied Right to Fair Trial
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International issued a statement on Monday (December 14, 2015) describing the extension of Sheikh Ali Salman’s detention as arbitrary and that “he continues to be denied the right to a fair trial.”
Amnesty International Calls for Urgent Action Regarding Detainee Ali Al-Tajer
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International called for urgent action regarding the case of detainee Ali Isa Al-Tajer, who was referred to the Public Prosecution on November 30, 2015, which brought terrorism-related charges against him.
Amnesty Int’l Urges Bahrain to Quash Zainab Al-Khawaja’s Convictions
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International urged the Bahraini authorities to quash human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja’s prison sentences, after the appeals court dropped her right to appeal.
Amnesty International Urges Bahrain to Disclose Ali Al-Tajer’s Legal Status
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International urged the Bahraini authorities to “disclose Ali Isa al-Tajer’s legal status and where he is detained, and give him immediate access to his family and lawyer,” stressing that they “ensure that Ali Isa al-Tajer is not tortured or otherwise ill-treated
Amnesty: Delaying Sheikh Ali Salman’s Appeals Hearing Means He Continues to be Denied Right to a Fair Trial
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International issued an urgent action petition calling on the international organizations and members to write appeals to the Bahraini authorities urging them to release Sheikh Ali Salman immediately, urging to “quash his conviction as he is a prisoner of conscience and continues to be denied the right to a fair trial.”
Amnesty International: Sheikh Ali Salman Is Prisoner of Conscience & Must be Released
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty international called on the Bahraini authorities to release the Secretary-General of the Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, immediately and unconditionally and to quash his conviction, stressing that “he is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression.”
Amnesty Launches Petition Demanding Release of Dr. Ali Al-Ekri
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International launched a petition demanding the release of Dr. Ali Al-Ekri, a Bahraini consultant surgeon, who is serving a five-year prison sentence since October 2012.
Amnesty Launches Campaign Against London Arms Fair & Bahrain is First Attendee
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Amnesty International UK launched on Monday (September 14, 2015) a campaign on its website against London Arms Fair hosted by Britain this week in the Excel Center. Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain are among 61 countries the UK government has invited to biennial event.
Amnesty Launches Urgent Appeal: Ebrahim Sharif Risks 13 Years in Prison
Amnesty International launched an urgent appeal to organizations and individuals to take action in support of the prominent opposition leader, Ebrahim Sharif who risks facing up to 13 years in prison.
Amnesty Slams Bahrain over Denying Mahdi Abu Dheeb Treatment
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Amnesty International condemned on Wednesday (August 26, 2015) denying the president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association Mahdi Abu Dheeb treatment.
Amnesty Slams Bahrain over Prominent Opposition Figure’s “Absurd” Trial
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Amnesty International denounced on Monday (August 24, 2015) the trial of Ebrahim Sharif, former Secretary-General of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), as “absurd”.
Amnesty International Concerned that Sitra Bombing Detainees Are At risk of Torture and Denied Access to Their Lawyers & Families
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International called on Bahrain “to ensure those arrested in connection to recent Sitra bombing are not subjected to acts of torture and other ill-treatment while in custody.”
Amnesty International: Bahrain Intends to Silence Dissident Voices by Imprisoning Ebrahim Sharif
Bahrain Mirror: Amnesty International called on the Bahraini authorities to release political activist Ebrahim Sharif, former Secretary General of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), and end his ongoing prosecution.