2023 Portfolios: London Removes Manama from Human Rights Violations List 2 Weeks After 1 Billion Pound Deal
During his visit to Britain in early July 2023, Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced the investment of one billion pounds sterling in the British economy, despite its ongoing crises.
Maryam Al-Khawaja: I Will Travel to Bahrain Next Week to Try and Save My Father's Life
"Today marks one month since the beginning of the largest mass hunger strike by political prisoners in Bahrain," Maryam Al-Khawaja said in a tweet via "X" platform. She announced that she will be traveling to Bahrain next week to try and save her imprisoned father's life.
Amnesty International Warns King Charles's Charity over Working in Bahrain
Amnesty International UK called for "proper due diligence" by the Prince's Foundation, which is taking part in a major property development in Bahrain despite the country's human rights violations.
Deighton Pierce Glynn, Gulf Centre for Human Rights Call for Use of Magnitsky Sanctions against Bahrain: Report
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deighton Pierce Glynn (DPG) published a report titled Accountability for Torture in Bahrain: A Call for Magnitsky Sanctions.
Bahrain at Forefront of Countries Using Spyware Programs, Mainly Cellebrite and Pegasus
The Code Story website published an article on its website on the authorities' misuse of technology and stated that Bahrain appears to be at the forefront.
British Website: Gulf Centre of Strategic Studies Accused of Trying to Silence UK MPs Raising Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain
The British "PoliticsHome" website said that a group of British MPs and peers have claimed the Omar Al-Hassan, the chairman of the Gulf Centre of Strategic Studies, has attempted to "silence" criticism of Bahrain's human rights record after they raised concerns in Parliament.
Ahmed Ramadan: Witness in Parliamentary Report Highlighting UK University Link to Torture Hub in Bahrain
The Yorkshire Post newspaper said that All-Party Parliamentary Group on Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf presented a report in which it said that UK taxpayer-funded human rights watchdogs in Bahrain cover up allegations of torture that led to the conviction of Mohammed Ramadan.
The Guardian: Boris Johnson Criticized over Putting Trade before Torture
The Guardian newspaper published a report written by diplomatic editor Patrick Wintour in which he said that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was criticized over his meeting with the Bahraini crown prince.
Interior Minister Discusses Implementation of Open Prison Experience, Expansion of Alternative Penalties Law
As part of his visit to the United Kingdom, Interior Minister, Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, met the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, Priti Patel.
UK Ambassador Whitewashes Bahrain's Image after Jaw Prison Visit, Alaswad, Sharif and Fairooz Respond among Others
The British ambassador to Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, put out a tweet in which he expressed how pleased he was for visiting Jaw Prison on May 3, 2021 with other ambassadors. Drummond's tweet prompted a number of responses.
Princess Haya in Court for London Hearing in Legal Battle with Dubai's Ruler
Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the estranged wife of Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, appeared in a British court on Tuesday for the latest hearing in the couple’s legal battle over the welfare of their children.
Who's UK PM Special Envoy who Visited Bahrain? $2500 Monthly Salary from Saudi Arabia to Whitewash its Reputation in Parliament
British Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Rehman Chishti spent several days in Bahrain. The British envoy, of Pakistani origin, visited the Bahraini king, met the Foreign Affairs Minister, attended a meeting for the British Embassy and another one in obsequy congregation hall in Manama and gave a false testimony on the diversity environment and religious tolerance which he witnessed in the country.
Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike Urges Britain to Stop Training Bahraini Security Forces
A Bahraini political prisoner on hunger strike sent a letter to the British Foreign Office urging them to stop training that is contributing to human rights violations in the Gulf state, reported the Morning Star newspaper.
Roderick Drummond Presents His Credentials as UK Ambassador to Bahrain
Roderick Drummond presented to the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa a copy of his credentials as UK Ambassador-designate to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Stena Bulk Tanker Seized by Iran could be Released Soon: Sweden's SVT Broadcaster
Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on Thursday, citing sources within Sweden's foreign ministry.
King Hamad Announces His Country's Participation in Military Mission to Guarantee Maritime Navigation Freedom in Gulf
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa announced his country's participation in a military mission to guarantee the freedom of maritime navigation in the Gulf region.
Iran Tanker Heads to Greece, U.S. Warns against Helping Vessel
An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.
U.S. Warrant Issued for Seizure of Iranian Oil Tanker in Gibraltar
A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday.
Iran's Rouhani Says Gulf Countries can Protect Region’s Security
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran and other Gulf states could protect the region's security and foreign forces were not needed, state TV reported, repeating a longstanding rejection of a U.S. maritime security mission in the region.
Gibraltar Government Source Denies Tanker will Leave on Tuesday
A highly placed Gibraltarian government source denied on Tuesday an Iranian news agency report which said the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 would be leaving the British overseas territory on Tuesday.