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Side Event at the 37th session of the Human Rights Council: Maytham...

Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman, prominent figure of the Human Rights movement in Bahrain, shared a statement on the current Human Rights situation in his country as part of a side event to the 37th session...

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Bahrain: Tougher Internet dissent regulations would supress the only...

26 March 2018: The Bahraini Ministry of Interior said in an official statement yesterday that Bahrain is planning to introduce new significant restrictions to online speech and invasive surveillance...

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Bahrain: Activist Brian Dooley and Danish Parliamentarian Lars Aslan banned...

April 4 2018: On the seventh anniversary of Abdulhadi Al Khawaja’s arrest, Activist Brian Dooley and Danish Parliamentarian Lars Aslan have been barred from visiting him.   They were travelling to...

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Bahrain: NGOs call for release of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja...

Seven years ago this month, renowned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawajawas dragged from his home in Bahrain, tortured, tried in a military court, and sentenced to life in prison for his...

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Bahrain: 115 citizens sentenced in a mass trial

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the recent judicial verdicts issued by the Bahraini courts following a mass trial. On 15 May 2018, a Bahraini court sentenced a total of 115...

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No Right to Rights: A Report into Human Rights Violations Committed by...

The most recent constitution of Bahrain defines it as a constitutional monarchy. The King is responsible for appointing the Prime Minister – the current incumbent has been in the position since 1971....

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Jailed Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab named an honorary citizen of the city...

(Paris, 6 June 2018) Today, the Council of Paris has unanimously awarded honorary citizenship to activist Nabeel Rajab, in recognition of his fight for freedom, democracy and human rights. Yesterday,...

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Political speech is not a crime: Urgent appeal to stop the trial of...

  We the undersigned call on Bahraini authorities to drop all charges and ensure the immediate and unconditional release of Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of Bahrain's largest political...

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Bahrain: Bahrain’s Judiciary convicts itself

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a statement welcoming  that the Secretary-General of Bahrain's Al-Wefaq sheikh Ali Salman was acquitted  (but still has years ahead in prison for various...

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Urgent Press Release: Sheikh Isa Qassim transferred to the hospital

Various sources have confirmed to Bahrain Center for Human Rights that Sheikh Isa Qassim was transferred to the hospital at 9:35 pm Bahrain time after being delayed for Several hours. Sheikh Isa Qasim...

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Terrorising People by the Law of Terrorism:

The «War on Terrorism» is a modern term that has emerged after the events of September 11, 2001, which claimed the lives of nearly 3000 civilians of different nationalities. This terrorist act also...

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FREE DETAINED HRDs! FREE ALL PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE!

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), in cooperation with Amnesty International, Peace Media, the Committee for the Protection of Journalists, Maharat and the Gulf Center for Human Rights,...

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Bahrain Center for Human Rights: Nelson Mandela Still Suffers in Bahraini...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a statement on the occasion of “Nelson Mandela International Day” which is celebrated every year on the 18th of July. The “Center” took the opportunity to...

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Bahrain Prisons: The Cemetery of the Living

Since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the main source of international norms in the treatment of prisoners, and since the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners is the...

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The Prisons of Bahrain: Detention, Disease and Suffering

Since the beginning of the popular outbreak uprising on February 14 2011, human rights violations in Bahrain continued. These violations included the arrest of many people of different age groups and...

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Assessing the Human Rights Situation in Bahrain: Report on Bahrain's...

Bahrain Center for Human Rights presented information to the UN Human rights Committee that has  published its report on 26 July .The report mentioned the results concerning the civil and political...

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Transparency International UK: In Whose Interest?, Analyzing How Corrupt and...

Transparency International UK published a report, “In Whose Interest? “ , that talks about corruption and repression in the government of 3 different countries (Azerbaijan, Russia and Bahrain) and how...

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Hasan Mushaima: Endless Suffering

Four Bahraini Human Rights Organizations hold the Bahraini authorities responsible for the deterioration of the health situation of opposition leader Hassan Mushaima The human rights organizations...

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Bahrain Center for Human Rights: Denying the Secretary-General of Haq...

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights stated that the stalling conducted by the government of Bahrain in depriving the political prisoner, Hasan Mushaima, of his right to medical treatment and health...

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UN experts call for release of Nabeel Rajab

The UN panel published on the 13th of August the advanced edited version of opinions adopted by the working group on arbitrary detention, concerning Nabeel Rajab, at its eighty-first session. The...

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