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Bahrain: Must Rein in Security Forces Ahead of Fourth Anniversary of Uprising

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT 13 February 2015 Index: MDE 11/008/2015 The Bahraini authorities must uphold the rights to freedom of peaceful expression and assembly and rein in security...

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Bahrain: Why February 14 Matters in Bahrain

Human Rights First Campaigns and Topics: Anniversary of Bahrain Protests by Brian Dooley February 14 this year will be the fourth anniversary of the start of widespread protests in Bahrain for...

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Amnesty International: Urgent Call

  HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ARRESTED, RISKS TORTURE Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was arrested in the early hours of 16 February and taken to the Criminal Investigations Directorate. He is...

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Bahrain: Opposition Politician Jailed for Comment

A Bahraini court of appeal rejected a political opposition figure’s appeal against his six-month prison sentence on 15 February. He was immediately taken to prison. He is a prisoner of conscience,...

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Bahrain: Harassment and Intimidation of Main Opposition Continue Unabated

Amnesty International today called on the Bahraini authorities to fully uphold freedom of association and expression as the authorities moved to prosecute the largest opposition group on an array of...

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Bahrain: Urgent call for the release of Hassan al-Eskafi and consideration...

Eskafi: victim of excessive force used at peaceful demonstrations The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the violations carried out by the Bahraini regime against those calling for...

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Bahrain: Human Rights Violation in 2014

The BCHR’s team on the ground works to document human rights abuses in order to hold the government of Bahrain responsible for their actions, and to bring about a prosperous democratic Bahrain, free...

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Head of EBOHR Husain Parweez Subjected to Torture to Extract Confession

On 22 February 2015, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) received...

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Bahrain : Reports of Torture Haunt Bahrain's CID

Last week President Obama got it right about terrorism and its causes. Speaking at a Washington summit on countering violent extremism, he said "we have to address the political grievances that...

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Bahrain: The Beginning of the End for Bahrain’s Tolerated Opposition

The trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, leader of Bahrain’s main opposition group Al Wefaq, opens on Wednesday, January 28 and marks a massive step away from hopes of an inclusive political settlement in the...

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Amnesty International Report 2014/15: The State of the World's Human Rights

BAHRAIN The government continued to stifle and punish dissent and to curtail freedoms of expression, association and assembly. Security forces used excessive force to disperse protests, killing at...

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NGOs Condemn Use of Death Penalty amid Allegations of Severe Torture

On 26 February 2015, amid allegations that severe torture was used to extract coerced confessions, Bahrain’s High Criminal Court sentenced three Bahrainis to death after convicting them of killing...

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Bahrain: Summoning of Mr. Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for...

The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources about the summoning of Mr. Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), Director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights...

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Nabeel Rajab Appeal Postponed to 15 March

March 2015 – Bahrain’s Court of Appeals convened today over human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s appeal case; unfortunately the court again postponed the decision until 15 March. Rajab’s lawyers...

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Bahrain NGOs Respond to Statement at HRC28

3 March 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy take this opportunity...

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Communication from Four UN SRs on the Case of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

  Download this pdf Document Type:  NGO report Issue:  Attacks on activists

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Communication from Four UN SRs on the Case of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

  Download this pdf Document Type:  NGO report Issue:  Attacks on activists

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Civil Society Documentation and Engagement with UN Mechanisms

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights on behalf of the undersigned organizations invite you to the event: Civil Society Documentation and Engagement with UN Mechanisms. See below for more details about...

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Bahrain: Champions for Justice March 2015

Champions for Justice for March 2015 More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protesters and politically...

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March Champions for Justice: Bahrain's Imprisoned Women

Champions for Justice for March 2015 More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protesters and politically...

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