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Peaceful Activists Face Inhumane Conditions in Bahrain’s Overcrowded Central...

By Benjamin Weiner, Human Rights First The main penitentiary in Bahrain, Jaw Prison, is 34 percent over capacity, according to a September 2013 report by an Ombudsman’s office within the Bahraini...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: The high price of telling hard truths

Soon after the popular uprising began in Bahrain in 2011, 13 opposition leaders were arrested. Their ‘crime’ was expressing their opinions peacefully: calling for democracy, an end to corruption,...

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Bahrain: Ministry Of Education Bans Schools From Publishing News And Photos...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the persistence of official bodies in restricting freedom of expression on the Internet in Bahrain in an attempt to conceal evidence of...

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Bahrain: Authorities Detain Two Children Under the Age of Fifteen in...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is appalled by the continuous arrests and detention of children under the age of 18 on arbitrary charges in blatant disregard to the international treaties that...

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Bahrain's Activists Survive Off the Island

By: Marc Abizeid Published Wednesday, December 18, 2013 on http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/bahrain-activists-survive-island On-the-ground sources are running out fast in Bahrain. Those who have...

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German OECD National Contact Point unwilling to investigate role of German...

Source: Reporters Without Borders - Fri, 20 Dec 2013 02:56 AM Author: Reporters Without Borders A complaint filed with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against Trovicor...

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Al-Khawaja Reveals a Failed Deal for their Release

  Published as received -  In the context of discussing the struggle of the African leader Nelson Mandela, and as an example of the double standards of some of those who celebrate him these days, the...

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Nabeel Rajab wrote to Ales Bialiatski

From Jaw prison in Bahrain, Nabeel Rajab, FIDH Deputy Secretary General, wrote to Ales Bialiatski, FIDH Vice-President, who has been imprisoned for more than 2 years in Belarus. My colleague, my...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Children detained for "rioting"

UA: 343/13 Index: MDE 11/059/2013 Bahrain Date: 20 December 2013 Two Bahraini boys, Jehad Nabeel al-Samee’ and ‘Abdullah Yousif al-Bahraini, are being held in a juvenile detention centre for...

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Bahrain: Letter from Mary Lawlor to Abdulhadi Al Khawaja - You are not forgotten

Dear Abdulhadi I know that you won't get this letter but I hope that you will at least hear of it. I just want you to know that you are not forgotten and that your friends and former colleagues in...

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Bahrain: One Year Imprisonment For A Doctor For “Insulting The King”

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern over the authorities attack on freedom of expression. Dr. Saeed Al-Semahiji was recently tried and sentenced on the charge of "insulting the...

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Bahrain: Detainee Muneer Habib Thrown Out of Court after Testifying against...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the Public Prosecution and Court in Bahrain continued fabrication of malicious cases and mock trials that lack the foundations of a fair...

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Bahrain: After Torturing and Defaming him, Ali Al-Haji Faces an Unjust Trial...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for the authorities in Bahrain continued fabrication of malicious cases against activists and citizens; to punish them for peacefully...

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CPJ: Bahrain arrests photographer Ahmed Al-Fardan

New York, December 27, 2013-- Ahmed Al-Fardan, photographer for the NurPhotoagency, was arrested Thursday at his home in Bahrain, according to his agency, news reports, and human rights groups. The...

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Bahrain court acquits princess on trial for torturing doctors

Fri, Dec 27 05:58 AM EST DUBAI (Reuters) - A Bahraini court has acquitted two police officers, including a Bahraini princess, who were on trial for torturing doctors while in detention during...

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Bahrain: Arrest of 13 year old Children and Detaining them for More than Two...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the Authority’s in Bahrain continued targeting and arresting of children, where the security apparatuses arrested the two 13 year old...

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BCHR Publishes Report On Prosecutions For 'Insulting The King'

  Read the full text pdf here. The authorities in Bahrain have been escalating the crackdown on freedom of expression; with most cases seen at court being over vague charges related to freedom of...

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Bahrain: Urgent Appeal: Fear of Torture During First Days Of Arrest; No...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issues an urgent appeal regarding the individuals who have been arrested in four cases recently announced by the Ministry of Interior. As has been seen in the past...

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Bahrain: Hussein Al-Durazi a Victim of Abuse upon Arrest, Interrogation and...

Urgent Appeal to Stop the Violations Practiced by Officers inside Prison The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the information received about beating and insulting the...

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Bahrain: Urgent Appeal to Reveal the Whereabouts of the Two Detained...

The International Award-winning Ahmed Al-Fardan is subjected to Enforced Disappearance as a Punishment for Practicing his Profession on Ground The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses it concern...

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