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Foreign Secretary statement on the dissolution of Al Wefaq in Bahrain

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: I am deeply concerned by the decision of the Bahraini High Administrative Court to dissolve Al Wefaq. I urge the Government of Bahrain to guarantee and protect...

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Bahrain: Continued Attack on Freedom of Press and Expression as Journalist...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its grave concern over the authorities imposition of a travel ban and new charges against journalist Nazeeha Saeed. Bahraini human rights defender...

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EU: Statement by the spokesperson on the verdict to dissolve Al Wefaq...

The verdict that a Bahraini court issued to dissolve Al Wefaq political society and to liquidate its assets is the last of a series of worrying developments in the country. The EU expects this...

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France: Bahrain – Dissolution of al-Wefaq (July 17, 2016)

France deplores the decision of Bahrain’s Supreme Administrative Court to order, on July 17, that the political opposition movement al-Wefaq be dissolved. We call on the Bahraini authorities to...

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RSF condemns politically-motivated charge against correspondent

The Bahrain correspondent of France 24 and Radio Monte-Carlo Doualiya, Nazeeha Saeed went to the prosecutor’s office with her lawyer, Hameed Al Mullah, on 17 July in response to a summons without...

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Pentagon Forces Congress to Wait for Late Bahrain Report

Congress has requested an analysis of how the current security situation in Bahrain affects the safety of U.S. personnel in the kingdom, and for the Pentagon to suggest alternative locations should...

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UNHRC: Press briefing notes on Turkey, Israel and Bahrain

We deeply regret the decision by a Bahraini court on Sunday to dissolve Al Wefaq, the country's largest opposition group, following its initial closure on 14 June. In spite of strong calls from the...

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Germany: Federal Foreign Office on the dissolution of the Bahraini opposition...

Today (18 July), a Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on the most recent developments in Bahrain: "We have noted with unease the dissolution of the Bahraini opposition...

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A Blow Against Civil Society in Bahrain

In recent months, Bahrain has been cracking down on dissent, activists, journalists, and political opposition, primarily targeting members of the Shi’a community and arguing that criticism of the...

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Bahrain Hits Civil Society Leaders with Travel Bans

The United States really should react to these reprisals forcefully, publicly and quickly. Around 20 people have been hit with travel bans in recent weeks as Bahrain’s government chokes off voices of...

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Bahrain: Journalist Faces Prosecution, Travel Ban

(Beirut) – A Bahrain prosecutor on July 17, 2016, charged a correspondent for a French media outlet with violating the country’s licensing law for journalists, Human Rights Watch said today. The...

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Bahrain Criminalizes Freedom of Artistic Expression & Creation: Poet Khalil...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses concern over the ongoing targeting of poets and writers for merely excising their freedom of artistic expression and creation. On 22 July 2016,...

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Human Rights Watch - Bahrain: Activist on Trial Over Twitter Comments

A Prominent Bahraini human rights activist faces up to 12 years in prison for criticizing the Saudi Arabia-led military operations in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said today. Bahrain has been taking part...

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openDemocracy - Bahrain's uprising and its movement for radical change

Bahrain's uprising on 14 February 2011 introduced radical changes among both the political classes and the public at large. From the beginning and increasingly over time, high levels of participation...

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Continued Crackdown on Clerics and Freedom of Religion and Assembly

The Bahraini government has intensified state restrictions on the right to freedom of religion for the country’s Shia majority. While the authorities have obstructed and prosecuted Shia religious...

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NGOs: Bahrain’s New Expansive Press Regulations a Threat to Journalists

July, 26 2016 - We in the Bahraini human rights community condemn the recently expanded press restrictions in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Decree 68/2016, issued by the Minister of Information, Mohammed Al...

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Amnesty International - Bahrain: Further information: Freed prisoner of...

Bahraini prisoner of conscience Ebrahim Sharif was released from Jaw prison having served a one-year prison sentence over a peaceful speech he made in July 2015. The prosecution have appealed the...

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Bahrain Shi'ite cleric goes on trial for money laundering

The spiritual leader of Bahrain's Shi'ite Muslim majority went on trial on Wednesday on charges of collecting donations illegally and money laundering in a case that has increased tensions in the...

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43 NGOs to Bahrain: Rights of Nazeeha Saeed and all Journalists to Report...

We, the undersigned, express our deep concern with the Bahraini Public Prosecution’s decision to chargeNazeeha Saeed, correspondent for Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya and France24, with unlawfully working...

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Bahrain: Detainee Dies of 'Medical Condition' in Custody

A detainee being held in the Gulf island kingdom of Bahrain has died while in custody, authorities announced Sunday. The Ministry of Interior said in a statement that the unidentified detainee died of...

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