Bahraini Authorities Target Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei's Family, His Wife Beaten and Interrogated
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Wednesday (October 26, 2016) Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei’s wife, Duaa Al-Wadaei and her infant son, while attempting to leave Bahrain for London.
Court Hands down Life Sentences to Suspects, Revokes Citizenships of 15 over "Establishing Terrorist Group"
A Bahraini court issued on Thursday (October 27, 2016) harsh sentences against 15 dissident accused of establishing a terrorist group; a charge the authorities usually bring against opposition activists.
Sheikh Jamil al-A’li Released After Arrest While Entering Diraz
The Bahraini authorities released on Wednesday (October 26, 2016), Shiite cleric Sheikh Jamil al-A’li, after having arrested him while entering the town of Diraz.
AFP: Bahrain to Auction Banned Opposition's Seized Assets
Bahrain will auction the confiscated assets of the main Shiite opposition in the Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom after it was dissolved over terrorism-related charges, a judicial source said Saturday.
Bahraini King: Bahrain Has Human Dignity Safeguarded, Rituals Protected
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa said that his country is “the country where the rule of law is supreme, human dignity is safeguarded and rituals are protected.”
Bahraini Court Sentences Bahraini Child to 6-Month Imprisonment
A Bahraini court upheld the decision to sentence a Bahraini child to 6 months in prison, after the Public Prosecution charged him with illegal assembly.
Faisal Hayyat Arrested Few Days after his Reply to FM about Torture in Bahrain
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (October 9, 2016) journalist Faisal Hayyat, few days after writing an open letter to the Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa related to torturing in the Bahraini prisons.
AFP: Bahrain Postpones Prominent Rights Activist's Verdict
A Bahraini court Thursday postponed until October 31 its verdict in the trial of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab, charged with spreading false information and posting online insults, a judicial source said.
BCHR Condemns Bahraini Authorities’ Continued Targeting of Human Rights Defenders
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expressed on the International Day of Non-Violence, marked October 2, 2016, its grave concern for the continued targeting of human rights defenders and civil society activists by the Bahraini authorities.
Authorities Arrest Sayed Mohammad Al-Ghuraifi, Summon Mahdi Sahwan
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Wednesday (October 5, 2016) Shiite cleric Sayed Mohammad Mahdi Al-Ghuraifi, one month after being released.
BCHR Documents Violations against Ashura Processions in 15 Villages
Bahrain Center for Human Rights said that it documented violations committed by the Ministry of Interior against Ashura rituals in 15 villages, condemning the actions practiced by the authorities against religious beliefs.
Nabeel Rajab to Undergo Surgery on Monday
The president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights Nabeel Rajab will undergo a surgery on Monday (September 3, 2016) after his health deteriorated due to being held in poor conditions in prison.
Bahraini Photographer Qassim Zeineddine Released after 3 Years of Imprisonment
Bahraini authorities released Bahraini photographer Qassim Zeineddine, after he spent 3 years in prison for covering popular protests.
Prosecution Releases Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen after New Charges Raised by Samaheej Police Station
The Public Prosecution released on Thursday (September 29, 2016) Imam of the Al-Kheif Mosque, Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen, after interrogating him based on new charges brought forth by the Samaheej Police station.
BCHR: 22 Citizens Arrested in 1 Week, Court Rules Total of 140 Years of Imprisonment in 6 Cases
Head of monitoring and documentation unit at Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Inas Aoun, said 22 citizens were arrested in past week
HRC Member States Condemn Bahraini Measures against Opposition
More member states at the UN Human Rights Council condemned the measures adopted by the Bahraini authorities against the Bahraini opposition and civil society institutions.
Sheikh Ali Al-Jufairi Released Yet Trial Continues
A Bahraini court adjourned on Thursday (September 22, 2016) the trial of Shiite cleric Sheikh Ali Al-Jufairi until October 6 and released him on 200 BD bail.
Bahraini Authorities Release Head of Ayatollah Isa Qassim's Office Sheikh Hussein Al-Mahrous
The Bahraini authorities released on Thursday (September 22, 2016) head of Sheikh Isa Qassim's office Sheikh Hussein Al-Mahrous.
Authorities Release Boy Mostafa Al-Motghawi, Arrest Another
The Bahraini authorities released on Sunday (September 18, 2016) boy Mostafa Al-Motghawi (16 years) 12 days following his arrest
Bahraini Authorities Refer Al-Wefaq S-G to Prosecution over his Address Delivered to UNHRC in Geneva
The Bahraini authorities referred the opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq to the Public Prosecution after questioning him over his address delivered to UNHRC in Geneva.