Salam Calls on Government of Bahrain to Stop Intimidation and Persecution of Journalists
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights called on the Bahraini government "to respect the principles of freedom of the press and to guarantee the freedom of journalists to perform their duties without fear of intimidation or persecution."
Crown Prince Orders Formation of National Human Rights Committee without Membership of Any Civil Society Institution
The Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued Edict 35/2023 establishing and forming the National Human Rights Committee.
On Int'l Day for the Right to the Truth, Salam Demands Revealing Violations
SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights called on the Bahraini authorities to conduct investigations to officially reveal the responsible parties for violations that led to the death of citizens and to activate principle of accountability and non-impunity.
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.
94,000 Voters Deleted from Voters' Lists: Salam DHR
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights said it had monitored the deletion of some 94,000 voters from the voters' lists, noting that Bahrain's legislative elections lack transparency.
Salam Calls for Releasing TB Prisoners in Accordance with Code of Criminal Procedure
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights demanded the immediate release of prisoners of conscience who are confirmed to have TB (Tuberculosis), based on Article 344 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
10 NGOs: Death Sentences against Two Bahraini Citizens in Saudi Arabia Arbitrary Contravention of Application of Domestic Laws
A joint statement issued by 10 human rights organizations said that the death sentences issued by the Saudi Criminal Court against Bahraini citizens Jaafar Muhammad Ali Muhammad Juma Sultan, and Sadiq Majeed Abdul Rahim Ibrahim Thamer, a transgression of spatial jurisdiction by the Saudi judiciary.
Salam Calls for Conducting Independent Investigation, Stopping Spying on Human Rights Defenders
Salam for Democracy and Human Rights urged the NSO Group to suspend with immediate effect the government of Bahrain's use of the Pegasus spyware, after reports revealed that it was used to spy on human rights activists.
Six NGOs Call on UN Secretary-General to Help Foster Human Rights and Democracy in Bahrain
Six NGOs called on Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres to help foster human rights and democracy.
What Mushaima and Al-Singace are being Subjected to Refutes Authority's Claims: Salam President
President of Salam for Democracy and Human Rights Jawad Fairooz said that what Mr. Hasan Mushaima and Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace are being subjected to reveals that the authority's claims that it guarantees the prisoners' rights are untrue.
Salam Points to Growing Interest of French parliamentarians in Human Rights issues in Bahrain
Three French parliamentarians submitted questions to the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on the human rights situation in Bahrain.
Salam DHR Launches Report Entitled: "Arbitrary Revocation of Nationality in Bahrain: A Tool of Oppression"
A human rights report, launched on Tuesday, revealed that from 2012 to 2019, a total of 985 individuals were arbitrarily stripped of their nationality either by a court order, a royal decree or ministerial order. Today, the total number is 434, after the King reinstated citizenship for 551 individuals in 2019.
BFHR, Salam DHR: 39 Confirmed Positive Coronavirus Cases in Jaw Prison, Gov't should Take Rapid Measures and Release Prisoners
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights and Salam for Democracy and Human Rights documented the names of 39 inmates who tested positive for Coronavirus.
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".
BCHR and SALAM Org. Demand Release of Detained Children, Granting Nationality to Children Revoked of Nationalities
BCHR and SALAM issued a joint statement on the World Children's Day in which they demanded the unconditional and immediate release of detained children, stressing that the Bahraini children are being used as a card of extortion and revenge by the authorities.
On Int'l Day of Democracy: Bahrain Lives in Absolute Monarchy (Salam DHR)
Salam issued a report on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy. In its report, Salam sheds light on the reality of democracy in Bahrain and the extent to which its people enjoy basic rights, including political rights related to democratic life.
Three Rights Groups Hail High Commissioner Statement against Death Penalty in Bahrain
Three Bahraini human rights organizations expressed appreciation for the statement issued on July 14, 2020, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the arbitrary death sentences issued against torture victims, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa.
Salam Demands US, UK to Intervene to Stop Execution of 12 Bahrainis
The legal advisor of SALAM DHR stated that the trial of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Ali Mousa was not held in accordance with legal standards, the evidence was not realistic and the ruling was based on confessions extracted under torture, as established in the report of the Special Investigation Unit.
SALAM: UK Decision to Implement Universal Human Rights Sanctions Regulations Positive, should include Bahrain
SALAM DHR urged the UK government to demonstrate its commitment to human rights by extending the provisions of Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 (Regulations) to Bahraini figures allegedly responsible for flagrant human rights abuses who may hold assets in or seek to travel to the UK and to state organizations under their control.
NGOs Congratulate Nabeel Rajab on his Release, Confirm his Right to Obtain Unconditional Freedom
Three Bahraini human rights organizations congratulated prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, for his release after 5 years of arrest over a tweet in which he criticized war on Yemen and charges related to freedom of expression.