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HRW report: Bahrain: Detainees Tortured, Abused

(Beirut, November 23, 2015) – Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Institutions set up after 2011 to receive and...

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NGOs Condemn Imprisonment and Nationality Revocation of Photographer Sayed...

25 November 2015 – Award-winning photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison and had his nationality revoked, along with 12 others, after covering a series of...

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An Appeal from Human Rights organizations to drop the death sentences based...

Human Rights Organizations(Bahrain Forum for Human Rights;European Bahraini Organizations for Human Rights;Salam for Democracy and Human Rights; Justice Human Rights Organization;  Lualua Center for...

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Champions for Justice: The al-Khawaja Family

Among the thousands of Bahraini citizens who participated in peaceful protests to call for political reforms and respect for human rights, the al-Khawaja family has been at the forefront of the...

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NIHR Report Fails to Address Root Causes of Human Rights Violations

The Bahrain National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) issued its second annual report on 3 December 2015 regarding promotion and protection of human rights in Bahrain throughout 2014. While the...

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BCHR Vice President S.Yousif Almuhafdah on the occasion of Human Rights Day

The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. Two years later, it was agreed that date should mark a moment in the calendar to remember the...

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Joint Statement: Death Penalty in Bahrain

The undersigned organisations condemn the practice of capital punishment in Bahrain and urge the Government of Bahrain to commute any and all death sentences issued by its courts. On 29th December...

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Bahrain: Human rights defender Mohammed Al-Maskati faces prison if his...

Outspoken Bahraini human rights defender Mohammed Al-Maskati faces six months in prison if an appeals court upholds a sentence handed down one year ago for his human rights activities. The undersigned...

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Bahraini Authorities Introduce Additional Oppressive Laws

Since the 2011 uprising, the Government of Bahrain has introduced laws granting authorities the ability to further prosecute and suppress peaceful opposition. In the past several weeks, the Bahraini...

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Bahraini Authorities Arbitrarily Arrest Journalist Mahmood al-Jazeeri

On Monday, Bahraini security forces arbitrarily arrested journalist Mahmood al-Jazeeri, increasing the number of journalists, photographers, bloggers and internet activists under arrest in Bahrain to...

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Further Harassment of Human Rights and Political Activists

Today, 31 December 2015, Bahraini authorities summoned five prominent activists for interrogation over speeches they delivered at an event for solidarity with detained opposition leader Sheikh Ali...

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Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Travel Ban on Rights Activist

(Beirut) – An arbitrary travel ban is preventing a prominent rights activist from leaving Bahrain. The ban against Nabeel Rajab is based on charges that violate his right to free expression....

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Champions for Justice: Victims of Government Reprisals

Since Bahrain’s pro-democracy uprising began in 2011, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Centre for...

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Bahraini Authorities Continue to Harass Human Rights Defenders

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is concerned about the Bahraini authorities continued harassment of human rights defenders and its policy of restricting their right to free expression....

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NGOs condemn death sentences in Bahrain after record year

8 January 2016 — Bahraini and international NGOs strongly condemn the repeated use of the death penalty by Bahraini authorities and call for the government to commute the death and life sentences. On...

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AGS Middle East Society Hosts Talk on Human Rights in Bahrain

For its last event of the Fall semester, on December 3rd, the AGS Middle East Society hosted a talk on the Human Rights Situation in the Gulf Region, highlighting Bahrain as one of the countries that...

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NGOs call for Bahrain hunger striker Dr al-Singace's release

NGOs from the around the world call for the immediate release of prisoner of conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace on his 300th day of hunger strike. Dr. al-Singace began his hunger strike in March...

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Activist Fadhel Radhi Abbas in danger of extradition to Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses serious concern about the Armenian authorities’ arrest of activist Fadhel Radhi Abbas to have him extradited to Bahraini authorities over...

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Bahrain: Travel ban of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab must be overturned...

His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain Fax: +973 176 64 587 CC.  His Excellency Lieutenant General Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa  Minister of Interior Email:...

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Bahrain’s Miscarriage of Justice in Sentencing 57 Jau Prisoners

On Monday, 25 January 2016, Bahrain’s public prosecutor announced that a court had sentenced 57 men to additional 15-year jail terms for their alleged involvement in the Jau Prison riots last March....

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