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Top 6 Reasons for Bahrain to Host Arab Court of Human Rights

Following an Arab League meeting in Cairo on September 1, it was announced that Bahrain would be host of the Arab Court of Human Rights when the court gets established. There is no word on what...

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Bahrain: Several Arrests without Warrants, Fear of Torture, After Dawn House...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its grave concern in regards to the authorities’ continued use of arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and torture as tools against...

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HRD Naji Fateel will be sentenced on 29 September

September 5: Fourth Criminal Court decided to postpone the hearing in the case of the “coalition of the February 14″ to 29 September, 2013 for sentencing. All the defendants did not attend the hearing...

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BAHRAIN: CHILD TORTURED IN DETENTION IN BAHRAIN

URGENT ACTION Child tortured in detention in Bahrain Bahraini boy aged 14, Ali Hatem Ali Salman, was arrested on 26 August 2013 and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation...

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Bahrain rights groups back Ceartas call not to re-elect Bahrain’s Attorney...

Leading Bahrain human rights organisations have supported a call by Ceartas – Irish Lawyers for Human Rights urging the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to expel Dr. Ali bin Fadhel...

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Bahrain: On the Establishment of an Arab Court for Human Rights in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights welcomes the idea of establishing an Arab court to prosecute human right violators; however, the BCHR received the news of the Arab League Council's approval for...

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EU Parliament Passes Resolution to Condemn the Ongoing Human Rights...

The European Parliament passed a resolution today condemning the ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain. The European Parliament found that "the human rights situation in Bahrain remains a matter...

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BCHR Joins 20 Arab Organisations to Decry America's Impending Strike in Syria...

We, as Arab rights organizations, express our full solidarity with the struggle of the Syrian people for freedom and human rights, including the right to self-determination through free and fair...

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Bahraini NGOs Express Gratitude to the OHCHR, and Signatories to the Joint...

13 September 2013, Geneva   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights, the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights, the European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights, and the Bahrain Human Rights Society...

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Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for...

9 September 2013 Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Human Rights Council, Excellencies and Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for this opportunity to address you. (..) I regret to...

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Joint Statement Expresses Concern about Human Rights Situation in Bahrain

Switzerland read the following joint statement on the opening day of the 24th Session of the Human Rights Council on behalf of 47 co-sponsoring countries including the United States. 24th Session of...

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Bahraini NGOs Welcome EU Parliament Resolution on Bahrain

  The Bahrain Center for Human Rights, the European-Bahraini Center for Human Rights, the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights, and the Bahrain Human Rights Society join together to welcome the EU...

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Bahrain: Eight Members of the AlMoqdad family in prison; Youngest is 15 years...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the continued attacks on the families of political dissidents, and the targeting of their relatives and children with arrests and trials as part of...

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Repression and Impunity in Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

In a Side Event at the United Nations Human Rights Council: Repression and Impunity in Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen   Yesterday, 12 September 2013, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights...

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Bahrain: Special Investigations Unit Makes Claims to False Achievements and...

    The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses dissatisfaction over the Bahraini authorities continued avoidance to comply with the recommendations which aim to limit human rights...

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BCHR's Head of Documentation, Said Yousif Al-Muhafdah, Speaks at UN Human...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights Acting Vice President and Head of Documentation, Said Yousif Al-Muhafdah, spoke at a side event at the UN Human Rights Council hosted by Human Rights Watch...

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BCHR Acting President Maryam Al-Khawaja Delivers Intervention at Human Rights...

The Bahrain Center for Human Right's Acting President, Maryam Al-Khawaja, delivered an intervention at the Human Rights Council's 24th Session today under Item 4. The full text of her statement is...

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Bahrain- GCHR & BCHR express their grave concern over the continued attacks...

The Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) and Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) express their grave concern over the continued attacks and harassment, including arrests and ongoing detention, of...

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Urgent Appeal: The BCHR Demands The Immediate Release of Nadia Ali

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is highly concerned regarding the wellbeing of the political detainee, Nadia Ali, who is detained under claims of insulting a member of the security forces....

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Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain must immediately release opposition leader

The arrest of the prominent opposition leader Khalil al-Marzouq in Bahrain last night is the authorities’ latest move to tighten the noose on political opposition in the country and silence anyone...

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