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BCHR Condemns 5-Year Prison Sentence Against Political Leader Fadhel Abbas

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemns the authorities in Bahrain for targeting and prosecuting political opposition members. On 28 June 2015, Bahrain’s criminal court sentenced...

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July Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Death Row Prisoners

In Bahrain, political dissidence can be punishable by death. The Government of Bahrain employ the threat of capital punishment as a means of political intimidation. Between 2011 and 2014, Bahraini...

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Report: Bahrain's political rights declined

Freedom House is annually releasing reports on political rights and civil liberties. Bahrain is considered "not free" and has one of the lowest scores in the world when it comes to political and civil...

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Ban tear gas to Bahrain and free Nabeel Rajab, says EU Parliament

10 July 2015 – The European Parliament yesterday passed an Urgency Resolution calling for an EU-wide ban on tear gas and crowd control equipment to Bahrain and for the immediate release of Nabeel...

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Bahrain: 23 Days after his Release, Authorities Re-arrest Opposition Leader...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses concern over the ongoing practice by the government of Bahrain to silence dissident voices and suppress freedom of expression through harassment...

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Bahrain: Torture and Unfair trials for opposition affiliates sends the 8th...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the Bahraini authorities’ use of capital punishment in politically motivated cases amid concerns that charges are based on confessions extracted by...

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Bahrain: Mohamed Faraj Deprived of Medical Care in Jaw Prison

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the deprivation of adequate medical care of detainees in Jaw Prison, including in cases where the detainees are suffering from serious diseases. The...

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Bahrain: Release of Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab Must Be...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) welcomes the release of BCHR’s president and leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab late on 13 July 2015, and calls for all charges against him to be...

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Concern over Privacy as New Evidences Emerge on Spyware sales To Bahrain

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses concern over recent reports and evidence indicating Bahrain’s purchase of advanced surveillance tools primarily used to spy on human rights activists...

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Interview: Said Yousif AlMuhafdah

Your organization, the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), has the following mission statement: “Our vision is a prosperous democratic country free of discrimination and other violations of human...

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UN: Freed from jail, now all charges against Nabeel Rajab must be dropped

GENEVA (16 July 2015) – Three United Nations human rights experts* today call on the Bahraini authorities to drop all charges the prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, who was...

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Civil Society Organizations Call for Resolution on Bahrain in Human Rights...

16 July 2015 – Geneva – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy (BIRD) and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR),...

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Bahrain: Prison Awaits for Internet Criticism of Regime, Ministry or Even...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights(BCHR) expresses concern over the recent charges against more twitter users exercising their internationally recognised right to free expression, including on the...

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Bahrain NGOs commend UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention decisions on...

22 July 2015—Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) commend the United...

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US Decision to Lift Arms Ban Doesn’t Reflect Bahrain's Ongoing Drop in...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) raises concern over the recent decision by the United States to renew the arm sales trade with Bahrain, which doesn't reflect the ongoing drop in respect for...

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Discrimination And Lack of Transparency in the Distribution of Scholarships...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses concern over acts of discrimination and a lack of transparency associated with the scholarship distribution system in Bahrain. The organization...

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ADHRB: NGOs Express Concern for Arbitrary Detention of Outstanding Student

20 July 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy (BIRD) are concerned with the arbitrary...

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NGOs Strongly Condemn Violence in Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the European Center for Democracy...

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NGOs Strongly Condemn Violence in Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the European Center for Democracy...

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Bahrain: Ailing human rights defenders Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and Naji...

More than four months since a crackdown on protests took place in Jaw Prison, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) is seriously concerned about the treatment of prisoners who were hurt during the...

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