Salam Launches "Decade of Oppression" Report, Calls on Biden to Take Concrete Steps
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights launched on Tuesday (February 9, 2021) a report entitled "Decade of Oppression: Authoritarianism in Bahrain 2011-2021".
Front Line Defenders Calls for Rejecting Bahrain's Candidacy for 2021 HRC Presidency
Front Line Defenders said in a statement that Bahrain is not a credible candidate for the Presidency of the UN Human Rights Council. This statement came after the government of Bahrain has nominated Ambassador Yusuf Abdulkarim Bucheeri as its candidate for the 2021 Presidency of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).
Proof Confessions Extracted Under Duress: Political Prisoner Acquitted of Attacking Armored Vehicle Charge despite Another Prisoner’s Confession
After unjustly spending two years in prison, a Bahraini court acquitted a political prisoner of charges of attacking, along with other unknown suspects, a security armored vehicle using Molotov cocktails in Al-Shakhoura in 2016, and abolished a 7-year prison sentence issued against him. The prisoner's name was mentioned in the confessions of another prisoner.
Head of Most Famous Report in Bahrain’s History Meets his End, Leaves Mark on Memories of Bahrainis
Since 2011, everyone in Bahrain, whether young or old, knew who Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni was. At one time, he was deemed a mark of condemnation against the regime, and at other times, a sign of the controversy surrounding the truth of what was still taking place in the country.
Bassiouni Ends his Bahraini Journey, which Started on June 29, 2011: Government Implemented only 10 Recommendations
Bahraini Government claims that it implemented the 26 recommendations, but a number of states and organizations as well as the President of the Commission himself say otherwise.
BICI Chairman Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni Dead at 79
Professor of law and international investigator Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni, who headed the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) that investigated the violations of the Government of Bahrain in 2011, died today on Monday (September 25, 2017) at the age of 79.
BICI Report Spoke of Qatar Mediation to Resolve Bahraini Crisis
Why the need to make such efforts to desperately “expose” Qatar, when the BICI report had already addressed in 2011 the fact that Qatar attempted to play the role of the mediator in the political crisis in Bahrain.
Congress Mandates US State Department to Prepare Report on Implementation of “BICI Recommendations”
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that “the US Congress recently reached on deal on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations act. Included is the Senate committee report, which mandates that the US Department of State will have to submit an updated assessment report on the Bahraini government’s implementation of the recommendations in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI). The 2017 report is due within 45 days of passing.”
Safaa Al-Khawaja: Authorities in Bahrain are Using Measures that Hinder Real Equality for Violations’ Victims
Bahrain Center for Human Rights member Safaa Al-Khawaja said that the authorities in Bahrain are still using measures that hinder the real equality for the victims of violations, which is contradictory to the principles of the transitional justice in the international bill.
2016: Bassiouni, US State Department Deny Bahraini Claims of Implementing BICI Recommendations (Timeline)
The year 2016 witnessed an interesting development on the level of implementing the recommendations of Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), led by Professor Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni in 2011.
US State Secretary John Kerry Urged Bahraini Counterpart to Implement Necessary Reforms
US spokesperson said Kerry in latest conversation with Bahraini counterpart spoke of Washington’s concerns about Manama’s recent actions.
HRF Urges US State Dept. to Submit Report on BICI Recommendations Implementation
HRF urged US State Department to submit congressionally-mandated report assessing Bahraini government's implementation of BICI recommendations.
After 4-Month Delay, US State Dept. Says Will Provide Report on Bahrain to Congress "Soon"
US State Department said will provide report on implementation of BICI recommendations to Congress soon following four-month delay.
Bassiouni Accuses Bahrain Government of Falsifying his Statements: Commission’s Recommendations Not Implemented
BICI head Cherif Bassiouni said Bahrain's claim that it completed the implementation of BICI recommendations is not true.
UK Ambassador Welcomes Bassiouni’s Assessment of BICI Recommendations Implementation
The British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Simon Martin welcomed on the assessment of Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni regarding the implementation of the BICI recommendations.
GIDHR Calls for Forming UN Group to Follow Up Implementation of BICI & HR Council Recommendations
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human rights (GIDHR) stressed that the Bahraini regime continues to practice the violations documented in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry report.
US State Dept.: Congress Requested Report on Administration’s Assessment of Bahrain’s BICI Recommendations Implementation
Director of the United States Press Office said the US Congress requested a report on the Administration’s assessment of Bahrain’s implementation of the BICI recommendations.
Bassiouni Says Statements Attributed to Him by BNA Are "Not Accurate"
The Middle East Eye Website reported on Tuesday (May 10, 2016) that Cherif Bassiouni, who chairs the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), said that the comments attributed to him by the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) are "not accurate".
Opposition Requests Meeting with Bassiouni: Most BICI Recommendations Weren’t Implemented
The national opposition democratic forces stressed that most of the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), issued on November 23, 2011, were not implemented.
Bassiouni from Manama: Bahrain Implemented BICI Recommendations & Overcame 2011 Events
Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni, who chairs the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), said that Bahrain implemented the commission’s recommendations, claiming that these actions led Bahrain to “overcoming the 2011 events”.