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Bahrain: Continued Human Rights Violations Since Announcement of Crown...

Humanrights violations must end in order to create a platform for a dialogue.   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern about the ongoing violations despite the announcement of a new...

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Bahrain: Dissolving the Islamic Olamaa Council is a New Violation of...

“Everyone shall have the right to freedom of association with others, including the right to form and join trade unions for the protection of his interests.” – Article (22) of the International...

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Fidh: Failed Promises in Bahrain: Human Rights Violations Linger On

On the occasion of the third anniversary of the popular uprising that started on February 14, 2011, FIDH urges the Bahraini authorities to take immediate measures to restore the rule of law, to put an...

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Reporters Without Borders releases 2014 Press Freedom Index - BAHRAIN 163rd

 12 February 2014 English Arabic French   The 2014 Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index spotlights major declines in media freedom in such varied countries as the United States, Central...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Fears of violent crackdown ahead of third anniversary...

There are fears that the Bahraini authorities may use violence to quash planned demonstrations on 14 February, said Amnesty International, when thousands are expected to take to the streets to mark...

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DW: Bahrain's PR sheen can't hide abuse allegations

As Bahrainis mark the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising that was crushed by government and Gulf troops, a new law says anyone who publicly insults the king will be sentenced up to seven years in...

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CPJ: Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the Front Lines in 2013

Bahrain   Key Developments   » Journalists imprisoned pre-emptively to prevent coverage of protests. » 'Blogfather' Ali Abdel Imam flees Bahrain after two years in hiding.   Despite King Hamad’s...

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Bahrain: Continued Use Of Politicized Judiciary By The Authority To Keep...

--Update-- Zainab Al-Khawaja was released from prison on 16 February 2014. She still has many open cases against her, and is scheduled for her next court hearing on 19 February 2014. -- The Gulf...

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Bahrain: A Poet And A Journalist: Latest 2 Victims Of Criminalizing Freedom...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for the continued criminalization of freedom of opinion and expression in Bahrain under implausible pretexts such as the charge of...

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On Anniversary of Uprising, As Many As 300,000 Take To The Streets Despite...

Friday, February 14th, marked the third anniversary of the pro-democracy protests in Bahrain, and hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets over the weekend to demand their right to freedom...

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL - URGENT ACTION UPDATE | Bahrain: Ahmed al-Arab now...

Further information on UA: 21/14 Index: MDE 11/009/2014 Bahrain Date: 20 February 2014 URGENT ACTION AHMED AL-ARAB NOW NEEDS MEDICAL ATTENTION Ahmed Mohammad Saleh al-Arab now requires urgent medical...

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Bahrain: Ahmed AlArab: Severely Tortured for Confessions, Denied Medical...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern about the wellbeing of the detainee Ahmed Mohammed Saleh AlArab (22 years old ), who has been reportedly subjected to torture and still...

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Bahrain: The Authorities Confront the Protests and Demonstrations on the 3rd...

69 Protestors Arrested in 3 Days and Tens of Injuries The Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the persistence of the authority in Bahrain to adopt security solutions as the only means to suppress...

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Democracy Now: Bahraini Human Rights Activist Zainab Alkhawaja Freed from...

n Monday, Democracy Now! spoke to human rights activist Zainab Alkhawaja upon her release from prison by the Bahraini government after nearly a year behind bars. At that time she faced a return to...

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Bahrain: The Authorities in Bahrain Continue their Campaign against...

Sayed Ahmed Al-Mousawi, winner of 127 international awards and more than 50 certificates in the area of photography   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the authorities in Bahrain...

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Bahrain: More Statements on Physical Torture and Sexual Assault of Detainees...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses it deep concern for the continuous practice of torture in Bahrain as a means of extracting confessions, especially in the Criminal Investigation...

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Bahrain: Death of Detainee Jaffar AlDurazi after Reports of Torture and...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights calls for an independent and urgent investigation into the death of 23 year old Jaffar AlDurazi during detention. The BCHR received information that AlDurazi was...

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CEDAW: Concluding observations on the third periodic report of Bahrain

Download the document here, or read the text below. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Concluding observations on the third periodic report of Bahrain* 1.   The Committee...

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U.S. Department of State: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013...

  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Bahrain is a constitutional monarchy. King Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa, the head of state, appoints the cabinet consisting of 29 ministers; 13 of those ministers, excluding the deputy...

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Press Release: Joint Letter to FIA Calling for Suspension of 2014 Bahrain...

On 14 January 2014, a group of NGOs sent a joint letter to the Mr. Jean Todt, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), regarding the human rights situation in Bahrain. The...

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