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The Centre for Academic Shi'a Studies: The Destruction of Places of Worship...

In Bahrain, a total of 45 religious sites, including historic mosques and shrines, have been demolished totally, damaged partially, or vandalised during the government’s GCC-assisted military...

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BCHR Report: Stateless in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights publishes today a report on people living in Bahrain without a nationality. Article 15 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that “everyone has the...

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GCHR: Bahrain: Prominent human rights defenders Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja ends his...

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcomes the news that prominent human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has decided that tomorrow 23 September 2014 will be the last day of his hunger...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: activist on trial for "insulting" Islamic figure:...

UA: 240/14 Index: MDE 11/031/2014 Bahrain Date: 25 September 2014 URGENT ACTION Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam is being tried for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain's UPR Interim Report shows more work needs to be done...

23 September 2014 Index: MDE 11/030/2014 Amnesty International welcomes the Bahraini government’s publication of its Interim Report on the implementation of the recommendations made during the UN...

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Bahrain Watch: ‘Fabrigate’: How State-Controlled Media Continues Its...

State must liberalise the media sector, give equal access & offer equal representation Bahrain Watch today released its Fabrigate project, listing 25 news stories that exemplify how state...

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GISWatch: The struggle of online activists against surveillance technology

Report Year:   2014 - Communications surveillance in the digital age Authors: Ali Abdulemam   Introduction Bahrain is a tiny island in the Persian Gulf, ruled by the Al-Khalifa family since 1783. The...

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Human rights in Bahrain: EU must pursue efforts and deepen its search for...

Joint Position paper - Bahrain September 2014 FIDH, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain...

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Targeting ‘Waad’ Society after ‘Al-Wefaq’ Imposes Restrictions on Peaceful...

Bahrain: The Regime Continues to Fight the Right to Form Peaceful Societies The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for the significant development at the level of political and...

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MEPs meets Nabeel Rajab, other activists

The European Parliament has held a meeting with a delegation from the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) amid the West’s silence over the regime crackdown in the Persian Gulf country, Press TV...

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Statements and Interventions During UN Human Rights Council 27th Session

BCHR has joind other NGOs to deliver the following statement during the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council: Item 10 general debate statement - 25th Sep 2014 - Delivered By Said Yousif AlMuhafdha...

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Bahrain: Human Rights Groups Condemn Increase in UK Arms Sales to Bahrain

29 September 2014—London—Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Campaign...

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Bahrain: Arrest Of Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab For Tweets

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) express grave concern over the arrest...

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OHCHR Alarmed By Detention of Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 3 October 2014 (1) Bahrain We are alarmed at the detention of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab in...

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State Department expresses “concern” by the Government of Bahrain’s detention...

In a press briefing Friday morning State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that the State Department is “concerned” by the Government of Bahrain’s detention of Rajab. QUESTION: Okay. My – and I...

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BCHR Management

Following the detention of BCHR's President Nabeel Rajab, Said Yousif Al-Muhafdha will act in the capacity of Vice President in coordination with the Acting President and board members inside Bahrain,...

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HRW: Bahrain: Rights Activist Detained

(Beirut, October 3, 2014) – Bahrain authorities arrested a prominent rights activist on October 1, 2014, after he criticized the government. Nabeel Rajab, the activist, faces charges that he “offended...

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Amnesty: Bahrain must release activist Nabeel Rajab, detained for 'insulting'...

‘The detention of Nabeel Rajab is yet another serious blow to freedom of expression in Bahrain’ - Said Boumedouha   The Bahraini authorities must immediately release a prominent human rights activist...

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Frontline Defenders: Bahrain - Detention of Mr Nabeel Rajab ordered by the...

On 2 October 2014, the public prosecution in Bahrain ordered the detention of prominent human rights defender Mr Nabeel Rajab for seven days pending investigation. On 1 October, Nabeel Rajab was...

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Bahraini critics face threat of statelessness

Amendments to Bahrain's Citizenship Act make it easier for the Interior Ministry to revoke individuals' citizenship. Hyder Iftikhar Abbasi Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 10:12 on aljazeera.com   On the day...

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