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Bahrain: Prime Minister to Officer Acquitted on Torture Charges: "Thank you...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned in regards to the authorities in Bahrain fostering the culture of impunity, and especially in regards to a video which was published...

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HRF: Bahrain No More Stable as Nabeel Rajab Marks One Year in Custody

By Brian Dooley Human Rights Defenders Program Exactly a year ago tomorrow leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested in his home by masked men. He has been in custody ever since...

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Bahrain: Political Prisoners prevented from attending funeral of their close...

The Ministry of Interior does not consider death a sufficient reason for the temporary release of detained activists The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its grave concern over the...

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Urgent Appeal: New evidence emphasize torture of prominent activist Naji Fateel

The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) expresses its grave concern for the pictures received from reliable sources, shows marks of torture on Naji Fateel body. On July 11, 2013, Naji...

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A Q&A with one Bahraini journalist targeted by her government's stronghold

The Arab Spring Wasn't Successful for Everyone in the Region A Q&A with one Bahraini journalist targeted by her government's stronghold.   By Matt Vasilogambros Updated: July 10, 2013 | 3:43 p.m....

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Bahrain: First Hearing of the"14th of February Coalition Cell" Case Lacks the...

Detainees complained of being subjected to torture and the judge refused to note their statements   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) has followed the details of the first trial session of 50...

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Bahrain: Struggle for democracy continues

In spite of dedicated opposition, Bahrain's pro-democracy movement threatened by rising human rights abuses since 2011 Nadeen Shaker , Thursday 11 Jul 2013   A little more than two years later, the...

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BCHR Releases New Report: Sickle Cell Disease and The Government Crackdown

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights releases a new report on the issue of sickle cell disease in Bahrain, and the government crackdown on the provision of healthcare. This report explores the way in...

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Bahrain's Prisons: Humiliating inspections, soundproof barriers and degrading...

Bahrain: Escalating Harassment Against Political Prisoners and Detainees at Dry Dock Prison   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is following with grave concern the details of the escalation...

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UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions' communication with the...

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns - Addendum - Observations on communications transmitted to Governments and replies received HRC...

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A statement of solidarity with the detained human rights activist, Mr. Nabeel...

A statement of solidarity with the detained human rights activist, Mr. Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), issued by a group of human rights defenders from various...

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Bahrain: Sayed Maher Jaffer, Injured With Approx. 100 Pieces of Shrapnel in...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned about the continued denial of access to medical treatment for prisoners of conscience, and partifularly in regards to the cases of...

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Bahrain: Rihanna Al-Mosawi, an example of violations practiced against women...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses it concern due to the continued targeting of women for demanding their legitimate rights. On Tuesday, 11 July 2013, the Fourth Criminal Court held its...

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Bahrain: Crackdown Worsens as the Authorities Incite Sectarian Violence...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned over the worsening crackdown and massive human rights violations committed by the Bahraini authorities following an alleged terror blast...

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Bahrain: After Arbitrary and Violent Arrest, Prisoners with Special Needs...

Prisoner suffering from visual impairment goes on hunger strike to protest ill-treatment   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its grave concern in regards to the violations committed...

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Blind Bahraini prisoner launches hunger strike

By: Yumna Marwan Published Wednesday, July 24, 2013 A blind Bahraini prisoner began a hunger strike Wednesday to protest ill treatment and medical neglect at the hands of Bahraini authorities, a local...

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HRF: Bahraini Reprisals Continue Against Human Rights Defender Naji Fateel

Washington, DC – Naji Fateel, board member of the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) and a prominent activist, is due to appear before the Fourth Criminal Court again tomorrow, July 25....

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Still no justice for torture

Public Statement - Date: 25 July 2013 AI Index: MDE 11/023/2013 A decision by the Public Prosecution not to appeal against an acquittal verdict in a torture case brings to a close what to-date has...

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Front Line Defenders: Bahrain: Trial of human rights defender Mr Naji Fateel...

Observers representing Front Line Defenders at the trial of Bahraini human rights defender and blogger Mr Naji Fateel, on 25 July 2013, have condemned the trial for its failure to meet internationally...

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Bahrain: Suffering from a severe form of the Sickle Cell Disease, Ali...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned in regards to the ongoing arbitrary and violent arrest campaigns carried out by the Bahraini authorities without an arrest warrant or...

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