On International Women's Day, Salam Calls on Bahrain to Stop Discrimination against Women in High-Level Positions
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights called on the Bahraini government to implement reforms to eliminate gender discrimination in all areas where women still lack fundamental rights.
BPA: Bahraini Female Journalists Deprived of Holding Senior Posts in Media Outlets, Regime Uses them to Polish its Image
Bahrain Press Association said that Bahraini female journalists did not assume any senior position in the media outlets in Bahrain after the 2011 events of 2011, noting that "the political system uses women as chess pieces to beautify, show, and polish the kingdom's image internationally."
Despite Coronavirus Concerns, Hajar Mansour Received with Kisses and Hugs
Bahrainis who went to welcome Hajar Mansour, who was released on Thursday (March 5, 2020), forgot that we are in the time of the Coronavirus, and that gatherings, kisses and hugs are now prohibited over fears of the virus outbreak.
Despite Appeals, Cassation Court Rejects Appeals of 3 Sisters from Diraz, Keeps them in Prison
Bahrain Mirror: The Cassation Court rejected the appeals of three prisoners of conscience, Amal, Iman and Fatima Abdullah who are spending 3-year prison verdict in Isa Town Women's prison over political cases.
Al-Wefaq Marking Bahraini Women’s Day: Regime Arrested 990 Women since Start of Popular Movement
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a statement marking the Bahraini Women’s Day in which it said that “the Bahraini regime has carried out 990 arrests of Bahraini women since the start of the popular movement demanding freedom, democracy and social justice.”
Call from Hajar Mansour to her Daughter: “Forgive Me in Case Something Happens to Me”
Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei said in tweet “I just received a phone call from my mother-in-Law Hajer Mansoor, she sounded very depressed, probably the worst call we ever had with her.”
Oldest Detainee in Bahraini Prisons Transferred to Hospital in “Bad State”
Prison authorities in Bahrain transferred on Wednesday (August 29, 2018) detainee Fawziya Mashala (55 years) to Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex in a bad state.
Isa Town Prison Refuses to Transfer Detainee Hajar Mansour to Hospital despite Symptoms of Blood Clots
Detainee Hajar Mansour was transferred yesterday to the prison’s clinic after symptoms of blood clots appeared on her leg. The doctor who examined her demanded sample of her blood platelets to determine the clotting rate; however, the Jaw Prison administration refused to transfer her to hospital to undergo tests, claiming they have no vehicle with security enhancement, activist Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei reported.
Zakiya Al-Barbouri and Fatima Dawoud Looked Skinny in their First Visit after One Month of Arrest
Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that one month following an arbitrary prevention of right to visits, Zakiya Al-Barbouri (28 years) and Fatima Dawoud Hassan (19 years) were allowed to meet their families. The families received a short call from their detained daughters on Thursday (14/6/2018) saying that they are fine and they were finally allowed right to visits.
Al-Saegh Warns of Heart Complications Detainee Fawziya Mashala is Suffering from
Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh warned of health complication detainee Fawziya Mashala is suffering from.
Deep Concerns over 2 Bahraini Women Arrested 10 Days Ago with No Information about their Whereabouts
Families of two Bahraini detainees, Zakia Isa al-Barbouri and Fatima Daoud Hassan, expressed their deep concern and fear over the two women’s absence following their arrests and forced disappearance.
Zainab Makki Released after 10 Months of Imprisonment as Trial Continues
A Bahraini court ordered releasing the detained Zainab Makki on Wednesday (May 23, 2018) with the guarantee of her place of residence.
Detainee Najah Al-Sheikh’s Case Adjourned until June 25, Investigation into Torture and Sexual Harassment Complaint Rejected
A Bahraini court adjourned on Monday (May 21, 2018) the case of political detainee Najah Al-Sheikh for sentencing on June 25 while remaining in custody.
Bahrain Public Prosecution Announces Release of 11 Female Prisoners, Issues “Alternative Penalties”
Attorney General Ali Al-Buainain announced that the Bahraini Public Prosecution began to implement the provisions of the Penal Code and alternative measures.
#Free_Detained_Bahraini_Women Campaign: Increased Violations and Harassment of Female Political Prisoners
The arrest, torture and sexual abuse of women behind bars show one of the Bahraini regime’s hideous faces.
Al-Wefaq Stresses Targeting Women in Bahrain Is an Official Policy to Pressure Popular Movement
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society stressed on to the necessity to release female Bahraini prisoners who were arrested over their opinions.
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.
Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General Denies there are Female Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain
Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women in Bahrain, Hala Al-Ansari, denied that there are female prisoners held over political issues in the country.
Concern over Fate of Bahraini Woman 3 Days after Her Arrest
The family of detainee Fawzia Mashallah said that they had received only one phone call from her since she was summoned for interrogation on December 15, 2017.
Isa Town Detainees: Some Wash Policewomen’s Carpets, Others Remain in their Prison Cells in Protest
The Political prisoners held in Isa Town Detention Center experience various forms of humiliation and exploitation by female police officers and the prison chief.