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Bahrain: Continuous Targeting of Bahraini Opposition Former MPs

Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the continuous targeting of former Members of Bahraini Parliament because of their political opinions and criticism of government officials and bodies. Bahrain...

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Bahrain: Arrest of Nine Internet Users Over Social Media Posts

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is gravely concerned over the continuing judicial harassment of whoever exercises his/ her right of free speech, particularly through the use of social media. On 27...

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Amnesty International Urgent Call: Drop Charges Against Leading Opposition...

  A leading opposition figure in Bahrain was denied bail in a first court hearing attended by an Amnesty International delegation. He will remain in custody until 25 February. Amnesty International is...

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Amnesty International Urgent Call: Drop Charges Against Leading Opposition...

  A leading opposition figure in Bahrain was denied bail in a first court hearing attended by an Amnesty International delegation. He will remain in custody until 25 February. Amnesty International is...

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Bahrain: Human rights defender Husain Radhi expecting a verdict for “illegal...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) express their concern about the judicial harassment against the human rights defender Husain Radhi, a member of...

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Bahrain revokes citizenship of 72 people, including journalists, doctors and...

  On 31 January 2015, the Bahrain Ministry of the Interior revoked the citizenship of 72 individuals, including journalists, doctors, political activists and a human rights activist, rendering most of...

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Bahrain revokes citizenship of 72 people, including journalists, doctors and...

  On 31 January 2015, the Bahrain Ministry of the Interior revoked the citizenship of 72 individuals, including journalists, doctors, political activists and a human rights activist, rendering most of...

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16 NGOs Urge International Community to Pressure Bahrain to Drop Charges...

15 January 2015 – This week, 16 human rights organisations have written to 47 States to express grave concern ahead of a 20 January verdict in the trial of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent Bahraini human...

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The Bahraini Authorities Sentence Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab...

On Tuesday 20 January, Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment. He will appeal this decision on February 11, 2015. But, in the meantime, he was demanded to pay a bail sum of 200BD in order...

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Human Rights Watch - World Report 2015: Events of 2014 - Bahrain

Bahrain In 2014, the main opposition party continued to refuse to participate in the national dialogue process to protest authorities prosecuting some of its senior members and, with other opposition...

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Freedom House's Annual Report on Political Rights and Civil Liberties:...

Regional Trends The negative pattern in 2014 held true across geographical regions, with more declines than gains in the Middle East and North Africa, Eurasia, sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and the...

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Reuters - Bahrain-based satellite channel off-air a day after starting

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities have suspended a television channel owned by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one day after its launch, following an interview it broadcast with an...

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Zahra, one of the toughest ladies I have met

When we see Zahra on a T-shirt? The lump in my stomach grows when I say goodbye to Zahra (29) from Bahrain. Is it just a matter of time before she gets arrested? The background image of Zahra's mobile...

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UN rights experts urge Bahrain to release arrested opposition leader

4 February 2015 – A group of United Nations human rights experts are urging the Government of Bahrain to release opposition politician and religious figure Sheikh Ali Salman who was arrested in...

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Bahrain: Stop arbitrarily rendering citizens stateless

04 February 2015 Amnesty International is seriously concerned about the Bahraini authorities’ increasing resort to revocation of nationality as a means to punish critical voices, as the authorities...

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Bahrain: 14-years old Mohammed al-Sawad risks losing his eye after being...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is gravely concerned about the Bahraini authorities’ use of disproportionate force against peaceful protesters. Mohammed al-Sawad, a 14-year-old boy, was seriously...

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Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Prisoners of Conscience

More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protestors, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protestors and politically motivated prison sentences continue....

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Bahrain: Arrest of 17 years old Hussain Ghazi Alhalawachi

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is appalled over the ongoing arbitrary arrests and detention of children under the age of 18 in blatant disregard to the international laws and conventions. On 10...

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NGOs Commemorate the Four Year Anniversary of Bahrain’s Peaceful Uprising

12 February 2015 – On 14 February 2011, more than 200,000 people from all walks of life flooded the streets of Bahrain to protest corruption, government oppression, sectarian discrimination and a lack...

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Fourth Anniversary of the Bahraini Uprising: Violent Attacks on the Peaceful...

On 14 February 2011, a pro-democracy movement started in Bahrain, where tens of thousands of Bahraini citizens took to the streets demanding political reforms and a constitutional monarchy defending...

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