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Joint Statement: NGOs Express Concern Over Escalation Of Violence In Bahrain...

The undersigned NGO’s express in the strongest terms their concern in regards to the escalation of violence in Bahrain and the use of foreign security forces to police peaceful protests under the...

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Amnesty International: Bahrain Must Not Use Killing Of Policemen To Clamp...

Published 05 March 2014 Amnesty International has today called on the Bahraini authorities to ensure those arrested following a blast that killed three policemen on Monday are not at risk of torture...

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GC4HR 2014 – Bahrain

1-March-2014  Rising Human Rights Challenges in the Gulf Region and Beyond   BAHRAIN 16. The authorities in Bahrain continued their harsh crackdown on protesters, civil society leaders, human rights...

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Bahrain: Urgent Appeal: Minor Shot by Police detained without Charges and...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is seriously concerned about the health and well being of Sadeq Jaffar AlAsfoor, 17 year-old, who has been in detention since the 8th of January 2014. AlAsfoor, who...

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Bahrain: Victim Of Police Shooting Suffers Critical Brain Injury, Remains In...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern over the ongoing use of excessive force against peaceful protesters, which is resulting in serious and critical injuries such as the case of...

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BCHR Report Launch: Terrorism Law in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights publishes today a report on the "Protecting Society From Terrorism Acts" of 2006, which was modified in August 2013 to further restrict freedoms. The law, commonly...

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RSF: Experts Call on Obama to Promote Bahrain Reform During Visit to Saudi...

March 10, 2014 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20502 Dear President Obama, We are writing to encourage you to discuss the crisis in Bahrain with your...

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The GCC Agreement Imposes Further Restrictions on Public Liberties

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for Bahrain and the neighbouring countries in the GCC resort to signing new security agreements and treaties while it is known that the...

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Amnesty Int'l | Bahrain: Further information: verdict in Hussain Hubail's...

Further information on UA: 206/13 Index: MDE 11/011/2014 Bahrain Date: 14 March 2014 URGENT ACTION VERDICT IN HUSSAIN HUBAIL’S TRIAL IMMINENT Photographer Hussain Hubail is about to receive his...

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Intervention Delivered By BCHR Acting President At UN Human Rights Council

Human Rights Council:  25th Session Oral Intervention- Item 4 General Debate Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) 18 March, 2014 Delivered by: Ms. Maryam Al Khawaja     Thank you Mr....

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BRITISH MP CHAIRS ‘FORMULA ONE: IMPLICATIONS IN BAHRAIN’ EVENT AT PORTCULLIS...

Labour MP, Katy Clark, today chaired and hosted the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy event at Portcullis House. The panel included Maryam Al-Khawaja, the acting president of the Bahrain...

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Bahrain: Torture Continues in Bahrain, Sadiq Al-Shabani another Victim

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for the Bahrain Authority’s persistence in adopting mental and physical torture as the only means to extract confessions from detainees....

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Bahrain: After Bomb Blast, Detainees Reportedly Tortured

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is seriously concerned over the recent arrest of four individuals in connection with an alleged bomb blast in Diah, Bahrain. A clear pattern has emerged, as...

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Bahrain: Proposed Arab Court of Human Rights: Rewind the process and get it...

During the Arab League's summit, which is being held today and tomorrow in Kuwait, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights joined sixteen other institutions in calling for greater incusion in the talks...

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Said Yousif AlMuhafdha – On Bahrain Human Rights

Said Yousif AlMuhafdha Vice President and the Head of the Monitoring and documentation Unit of Bahrain Center for Human Rights in an exclusive interview with Mark Ulyseas Why has BCHR been set up and...

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Dissident says taking Formula One to Bahrain increases human rights abuses

A leading Bahraini dissident, whose father was imprisoned for life for his role in pro-democracy protests, has claimed that taking Formula One to the country increases the number of human-rights...

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Britain and Bahrain: still allied against democracy and human rights

An interview with Maryam al-Khawaja, a leading Bahraini human rights activist, on the continuing protests in Bahrain, the regime’s continued repression and the UK’s involvement in the ongoing...

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Bahrain: Renewed Imprisonment For A Victim of Excessive and Random Use Of Force

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the continued practice of collective punishment in the residential areas by the members of the security apparatuses while suppressing the...

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NGO Campaign Report on F1 Race in Bahrain

A large coalition of NGOs have been working in cooperation over the last several months to stop the F1 race from going forward in Bahrain. The events surrounding this event are considered to not only...

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Inside Bahrain - A first hand account of the battles

This piece is written by Said Yousif, a leading activist in Bahrain; he is now in exile. It documents some of the oppression experienced by him and by others at the hands of the ruling family, and the...

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