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Hillary Clinton's Real Bahrain Scandal?

Describing a country as a “land of paradox” is a horrid cliché of foreign policy writing, but it’s unfortunately how we must begin our examination of Bahrain. The tiny Middle Eastern nation is...

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America should use its leverage with Bahrain

The Oct. 27 editorial “ ‘Is this the kind of ally America wants?’ ” highlighted the Obama administration’s myopic policy on Bahrain. The smallest country in the Middle East has manipulated its...

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Activist's family departs Bahrain after earlier travel ban

The wife and child of a Bahraini activist flew out of the island nation Tuesday, days after being blocked from leaving the country following a protest incident in London during the king's last...

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Rights Groups Call for Bahrain Government to Take Action on Recommendations...

On 22 September 2016, CIVICUS, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) made a joint submission to the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR)...

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Hamilton backs NI-CO over Bahrain 'torture' appeal

A call for the Stormont executive to suspend the work of a Belfast based company training security forces in Bahrain has been rejected.NI-CO, owned by Invest NI, has worked with the police and prison...

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Bahrain: Joint Press Release: Court postpones verdict for human rights...

Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab remains jailed for his alleged tweets and his human rights activities in violation of his right to freedom of expression after a judge...

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BAHRAIN: FURTHER INFORMATION: FURTHER PROBES ORDERED INTO NABEEL RAJAB’S CASE

Bahraini human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Nabeel Rajab’s verdict has been postponed once again. The High Criminal Court has scheduled the next hearing for 15 December to allow further...

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Journalist Faisal Hayyat Facing Prison for “Defamatory” Tweets

3 November 2016 - Journalist Faisal Hayyat appeared in court today on charges related to a "defamatory" tweet. His sentencing was postponed to 29 November 2016. We, the undersigned, consider this a...

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BAHRAIN: Court postpones verdict for human rights defender Nabeel Rajab,...

Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab remains jailed for his alleged tweets and his human rights activities in violation of his right to freedom of expression after a judge...

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Saudi Arabia appoints Bahraini judge involved in Arab Spring crackdown to...

Saudi Arabia has appointed a Bahraini national accused of overseeing torture and unfairly sentencing Arab Spring protesters to lengthy jail terms to investigate human rights violations caused by...

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UN Report: “The Assault on Reporting”

A journalist investigates corruption at the highest levels of her Government and soon finds herself fighting fictional charges from the cell of a prison. A critic of a Government is assassinated while...

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Prince Charles under pressure to raise human rights abuses as he arrives in...

Prince Charles is under pressure to raise the issue of torture and human rights abuses in Bahrain when he arrives in the troubled Gulf state this week as part of celebrations to mark 200 years of...

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BAHRAIN: FURTHER INFORMATION: BAHRAINI OPPOSITION LEADER’S RETRIAL DATE SET

On 17 October the Cassation Court rejected the Appeal Court’s decision to extend the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman’s prison sentence from four to nine years and ordered his retrial before the...

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Bahrain: briefing ahead of Prince Charles’ visit

Ahead of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s visit next week to Bahrain, Amnesty International issued the following summary of its human rights concerns on the country. Amnesty...

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Two weeks of no contact: Sayed Alawi Hussain Alawi another victim of enforced...

As of 6 November 2016, Sayed Alawi Hussain Alawi has been forcibly disappeared for two weeks following his arrest at the hands of Bahraini security forces. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR)...

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Prince Charles Arrives in Bahrain Tuesday Despites Opposing Campaigns by...

The German News Agency reported that British Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, will arrive in Bahrain as part of his Gulf tour, and is scheduled to visit the British Military base stationed East of...

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Prince Charles urged to highlight cases of Bahraini activists

Amnesty International has urged UK royal Prince Charles to highlight the cause of jailed Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab, during a meeting with the island's ruler King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa this...

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Prince Charles's Bahrain visit 'backs human rights abuses', says activist and...

A Bahrainihuman rights activist and torture survivor claims Prince Charles's visit to the Arab kingdom is being used to "whitewash" its record on civil liberties.The Prince of Wales is touring the Gulf...

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Public Prosecution Summons HR Activist Abdulnabi Al-Ekri for Interrogation...

The prominent human rights activist Abdulnabi Al-Ekri said that he received on Wednesday (November 9, 2016) a notice asking him to present for interrogation tomorrow morning.Read the full article here....

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Bahrain opposition leader fears 'whitewash' of crackdown

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began wrapping up their trip to Bahrain on Friday, as a leader in the island's secular opposition warned their visit could...

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