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USCIRF: Bahrain as a Tier 2 country “for engaging in or tolerating religious...

<p>THE U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM (USCIRF) issued its annual report in April 2019. The report was published to monitor religious freedom abroad and makes policy...

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Bahrain: where tweeting can land you in jail

<p>Many cases reflect the increasingly restrictive and dangerous environment faced by human rights activists and those willing to express their opinions inside Bahrain.</p> <p>One of...

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Bahrain: Threats and defamation against Sayed Yousif Almuhadafdha and Hussein...

  BHR 001 / 0619 / OBS 048 Threats / Defamation Bahrain June 7, 2019 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against...

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Nabeel Rajab: 3 YEARS IN DETENTION

Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab is the head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), deputy secretary general of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH),...

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US Pressure to Deny Palestinian Rights in “Deal of the Century” Bahrain...

We, the undersigned, express our grave concern regarding the US-led “Peace to Prosperity” workshop in Bahrain, which poses a significant threat to the Palestinian right to self-determination, justice,...

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US Pressure to Deny Palestinian Rights in “Deal of the Century” Bahrain...

We, the undersigned, express our grave concern regarding the US-led “Peace to Prosperity” workshop in Bahrain, which poses a significant threat to the Palestinian right to self-determination, justice,...

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From 2011 to 2019: The Screams of Torture Still Echo

Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a new report entitled “From 2011 to 2019: The Screams of Torture Still Echo”, on the occasion of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The report...

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From 2011 to 2019: The Screams of Torture Still Echo

<p>Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a new report entitled &ldquo;From 2011 to 2019: The Screams of Torture Still Echo&rdquo;, on the occasion of International Day in Support of...

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From 2011 to 2019: The Screams of Torture Still Echo

    On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June, BCHR issues the report at hand, which takes stock of the acts and victims of torture in Bahrain in the year 2019. Bahrain...

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Final Report: “Bahrain: repression of words and deprivation of rights”

Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued the yearly final report entitled “Bahrain: repression of words and deprivation of rights”, in both, English and Arabic languages. The report is published to...

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The Persecution of Religions in Bahrain

In light of the recent events in Bahrain and the disregard of the ruling authorities in Manama for local and international laws and the involvement of systematic violations of religious freedoms...

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On the Occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day, BCHR Is Calling For the...

<p><strong>&ldquo;Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do&rdquo;,</strong> Mandela once...

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Six months’ analysis of rights violations in Bahrain shows heightened...

<p><strong><u>Introduction</u></strong></p> <p>The first six months of 2019 have seen increasing instances of intimidation and reprisals against human rights...

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Urgent Appeal: Ahmad al Mullali and Ali Hakim Al Arab at Risk of Execution

<p><strong>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) </strong>is highly concerned about the cases of Ahmad al Mullali and Ali Hakim Al Arab who are sentenced to death and urgently...

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URGENT: Authorities in Bahrain execute both victims of torture Ahmed...

URGENT: Authorities in Bahrain execute both victims of torture Ahmed al-Mullali and Ali al-Arab  The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemns the execution by the Ministry of Interior...

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Statement by the Spokeperson on executions in Bahrain

<div><div><div><div>Bruxelles, 27/07/2019</div> <div><a href="https://eeas.europa.eu/diplomatic-network/bahrain_en" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);"...

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Urgent: The health of former MP Osama al-Tamimi is deteriorating after being...

<p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern about receiving information on the deterioration of the health of former parliamentarian Osama al-Tamimi. He started dialysis...

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Bahrain: Former MP Osama al-Tamimi is in danger and his family lives in fear...

<p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern about the increasing harassment of former MP Osama al-Tamimi. He suffered a stroke in the brain that makes him lose his...

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Bahrain: Ashura Reveals False Allegations of Respect for Freedom of Religion

<p>Bahraini Shiites celebrate &ldquo;Ashura&rdquo; on the month of Muharram every year in honor of Imam Hussein, the son of Prophet Muhammad&rsquo;s daughter. Every year, Bahrain...

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Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab hearing on 17 September 2019

On 17 September 2019, the Court of Appeal will hold a hearing on the application submitted by the legal team defending human rights defender Nabeel Rajab to consider altering the charges against him...

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