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A Crime Outside Coverage: Report Monitoring Grave Violations in Supressing Al...

The four Bahraini human rights organisations, Salam Organization for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM), Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) and Gulf In itute...

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Bahrain: Political Detainees between Suffering and Deprivation of Medical Care

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses great concerns over the increasing complaints of political detainees over depriving them of medical care in Bahrain’s prisons and refusing to take...

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CARAM Asia Media Statement on International Migrants Day 2017 for the...

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Bahrain: Human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja faces reprisals in...

One of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defenders, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, who is serving a life sentence for his human rights work, has protested unfair prison regulations. We, the undersigned,...

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Julie Gromellon – Head of international relations - BHCR

BCHR IS  very concerned by the fact that the Bahraini authorities are using the counter-terrorism law to try ordinary civilians before Military courts and is using it as tool to suppress the political...

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Bahrain:Secret military courts sentence civilians forced to confess under...

The general principles of the Comparative International Law and the International Bill on the judiciary and trials warn of trying civilians in military courts or extending the application of special...

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Bahrain: Relatives of exiled activists continue to be targeted amid ongoing...

The signatory human rights organizations express their condemnation over the continued targeting and harassment of human rights defenders and their families. "Human rights defenders have been...

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Bahraini courts strip 26 of their nationalities on three consecutive days

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses great concerns over continuously revoking the nationalities of human rights activists, political prisoners and whoever dares to declare critical...

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Bahrain: Reverse Nabeel Rajab’s Prison Sentence

Court Rejects his Appeal Despite ill-treatment in prison    On January 15, 2018, in an appeals hearing that lasted only about ten minutes, a Bahraini Court rejected Nabeel Rajab’s appeal of a 2-year...

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Bahrain: Fears for Nabeel Rajab’s life inside his prison Beirut - Paris - Geneva, January 25, 2018: According to a credible confidential source, Bahraini authorities have planned to interfere with...

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  Bahrain: Fears for Nabeel Rajab’s life inside his prison Beirut - Paris - Geneva, January 25, 2018: According to a credible confidential source, Bahraini authorities have planned to interfere with...

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FIDH and BCHR strongly condemn an unprecedent wave of death sentences in Bahrain

Manama, Paris, 1 February 2018 : Bahrain has witnessed a dramatic increase in the use of capital punishment since 2017, and recent executions mark a dangerous return to the death penalty after a halt...

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Bahrain: abusive convictions of four women on terrorism charges

Beirut, February 2, 2017: On January 31, Muna Habib, Hamida Alkhor, Amira AlQashaami and Faten Hussein were convicted and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for allegedly covering up for male family...

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Bahrain: On 7th anniversary of beginning of popular movement, NGOs call for...

On the 7th anniversary of the peaceful popular movement of the Bahraini people which started on 14 February 2011, the undersigned NGOs call on the international community to help free human rights...

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New crackdown marks 7th Anniversary of Bahrain Uprising

Yesterday, while Bahrainis were commemorating the uprising anniversary, security forces, once again resort to force to break up peaceful marches using tear gas and live ammunition and leaving several...

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Bahrain: Risk of Death Penalty

The Christian Coalition for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT) makes an urgent appeal to stop the death sentences in Bahrain On the 21st of February 2018, the military’s high court of appeals of Bahrain...

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Internship available at the Bahrain Center for Human Rights in Copenhagen

The BCHR has been working to protect and promote human rights in Bahrain for more than eleven years – we are the oldest and largest human rights organization in the country. In 2011, when the...

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The price for speaking out: Nabeel Rajab sentenced to 5 years for tweeting in...

Beirut-Geneva-Paris, February 21, 2018 - Today in Bahrain, prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, BCHR President and FIDH Deputy Secretary General, was sentenced to 5 years in prison under...

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Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab sentenced to five more years in prison for tweeting in...

Prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to a further five years in prison on 21 February 2018, during a verdict that an observer called unusual, as the lawyer was not...

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2018 International Women’s Day: BCHR asks Bahrain to stop using...

Documenting human rights violations in a country like Bahrain has become an extremely challenging and dangerous task. Since February 2011, Bahraini authorities have banned international human rights...

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