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Bahrain: Urgent Appeal: Political Prisoners at Dry Docks Prison Subjected To...

  The Bahrain Center for Human Rights urgently appeals to the international community, especially the United Nations and the ICRC to investigate report from Bahrain’s Dry Docks prison. The families of...

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URGENT APPEAL: Nafeesa Al-Asfoor – Political Prisoner’s Health at Risk,...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) calls for the urgent intervention in the case of Nafeesa Al-Asfoor who has suspicious breast lumps and suffers from other diseases as well. She is being...

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Bahrain: Fatima AlKhawaja, from Injured Victim to Accused Defendent

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its grave concern about the ongoing escalating crackdown led by the authorities in Bahrain against unarmed citizens, this time inside their homes....

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Report to The Committee On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination...

  SUBMISSION TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN On the occasion of the review of Bahrain's Third Periodic Report at the Committee’s pre-sessional working...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Female activist detained: Seddiqa al-Basri

UA: 221/13 Index: MDE 11/033/2013 Bahrain Date: 16 August 2013 URGENT ACTION Seddiqa al-Basri, a 27-year-old mother of two, has been detained since 14 August. Three other women and a girl were...

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Bahrain: Biased Court Hears Torturer's Testimony Against His Victims

  Lawyers Withdraw From the Court in Protest Against Biased Judges   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the continued use of the judicial system for show trials of...

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Boy arrested, threatened, risks torture: Salman Mahdi...

UA: 233/13 Index: MDE 11/035/2013 Bahrain Date: 22 August 2013 URGENT ACTION A 13-year-old Bahraini boy, Salman Mahdi Salman, has been arrested and had his detention order renewed for seven days by...

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Bahrain: Mahmood and Mohammed AlMansi: Two Brothers Tortured for Confessions

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned in regards to the authorities in Bahrain fostering the culture of impunity and continuing the practice of systematic torture that is...

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Bahrain: Repeated Detention of Fathers of Extra-Judicial Victims Who Demand...

  The Bahrain Center for Human Rights express grave concern over the escalated level of impunity that has gone as far as detaining the fathers of extra-judicial killing victims who continue to demand...

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Bahrain: Violently Arrested and Sexually Harassed, Abdulla and Zuhair:...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its grave concern over the escalated use of excessive force by the authorities in Bahrain to suppress peaceful protests and the arbitrary and violent...

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These Young Activists Are Risking Their Lives to Speak Out On Bahrain's...

While the world is focused on the upheavals in Egypt and Syria miles away, a small but dedicated group of young activists planned the latest round of protests against an autocratic regime in the...

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BCHR Releases Report on International Day of the Victims of Enforced...

To mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights releases a report detailing a sample of cases of enforced disappearances in Bahrain. In...

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Amnesty Int'l: Grand prix protestors tortured in Bahrain

Nafeesa al-‘Asfoor, a mother-of-two, was arrested along with Rayhana al-Mousawi on 20 April as they were peacefully protesting near the Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Manama. They are both to be...

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Freedom House Photo Auction Winner Targeted by Bahraini Authorities

(Aug 16 2013 - 2:15pm) Freedom House is deeply disturbed by reports that photographer Ahmed al-Fardan, the 2013 winner of Freedom House’s “Images of Repression and Freedom” photo contest, was detained...

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Dr. King’s Lessons Inspire A Bahraini Activist

by: Brian Dooley I’m going to the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday to hear President Obama mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s I have a dream speech and I wish Zainab Al Khawaja could come...

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BBC: Bahrain: Is police reform facade or fact?

By Bill Law BBC News, Manama   Authorities in the Gulf island kingdom of Bahrain say they have undertaken a lengthy list of reforms of the police but critics say the reforms are little more than...

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Internet Activists Demand Release of Bahraini Blogger Mohammed Hassan

Global Voices Advocacy and bloggers around the world are calling for the release of Mohammed Hassan (Safybh), a young Bahraini blogger and human rights advocate who has been held in detention in...

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Bahrain to host pan-Arab human rights court

The official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Monday that the kingdom would host the permanent headquarters of the Arab Human Rights Court following its approval at an Arab League meeting in...

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Bahrain: Sham Court Sets a Date for Verdict While Ignoring the Boycott of...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) was informed that the defendants in the case of the February 14th Coalition have announced their boycott of the court session on the 5th of September. This...

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Bahrain: Instead of release, Bahrain13 Subjected to Further Targeting and...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is gravely concerned about the authorities’ escalation in targeting the imprisoned political and human rights leaders known as the Bahrain13.  The activists’ rights...

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