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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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Bahrain: Religious freedom threatened in Ashura

<p><span style="font-size:22px"><strong>Shiite cleric tried for contempt of a sect</strong></span></p> <p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and...

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The International Day of Non-Violence

<p dir="ltr">Today marks the International Day of Non-Violence, which coincides with the anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the spiritual leader of India, who worked to spread the...

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Bahrain: The Deprivation of Life

<p>On the occasion of the 17th World Day Against the Death Penalty, The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the ongoing use of death sentences in Bahrain and call for the abolition...

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Violations by Military Judiciary of Trying Civilians

<p>&nbsp;&ldquo;Death Courts&rdquo; is a report issued by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) to highlight the violations of military justice to try civilians before and after...

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Bahrain: Mass hunger strike at Jaw Central Prison

<p>On 10 October 2019, a group of inmates in Jaw Central Prison started a mass hunger strike to demand an improvement of the poor conditions in the prison, and that measures are taken by the...

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Bahrain: Mass hunger strike again at Jaw Central Prison

<p>&nbsp; &nbsp;The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) has learned that 13 people convicted to death have begun a hunger strike to demand better conditions of detention and to amend...

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Bahrain: The Alternative Penal Code between implementation and actual appliance

<p>Bahrain enacted the Penal Code on alternative sentencing for prisoners facing cases and prison sentences, after a royal decree that was issued in 2017. On May 20, 2018, Bahrain&#39;s...

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The Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry's report “Bassiouni report"

<p><strong>On the eighth anniversary of the issuance of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry&#39;s report &ldquo;Bassiouni report,&rdquo; Bahraini organizations call...

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

<p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) releases a statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day is celebrated each year to...

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Issuing the book "Bahrain: 8 Years of Repression Under International Silence"

<p>The <strong>Bahrain Center for Human Rights</strong> (BCHR), in cooperation with the<strong> Bahrain Interfaith Center</strong>, issued a book on the occasion of the...

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Solidarity Stand On Human Rights Day

<p>In the Belgian capital, Brussels, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) organized a stand in solidarity with the president of the Center, detained human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, on...

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In Quest for More Equal Societies, Those Who Defend Human Rights Are Key...

<p><strong>Alice Mogwe, FIDH President</strong><br /> (Paris) 10 December 2019 &ndash; Popular uprisings are occurring in all regions of our world. Although seemingly...

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Bahrain: On Universal Health Coverage Day, Bahraini prisoners are denied...

<p>Universal Health Coverage Day is at the top of the World Health Organization&#39;s goal list in order to ensure that everyone gets the care they need, when they need it. However, millions...

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On the International Migrants Day: we call on the government of Bahrain to...

<p>On the International Migrants Day, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Interfaith Center call on the government of Bahrain to pay special attention to the suffering of...

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Domestic workers in Bahrain:Religious freedom is one of their rights

<p>Bahrain Center for Human Rights and Bahrain Interfaith published this&nbsp;study which aims to discuss the conditions of domestic workers, and to propose solutions for their...

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Bahrain: Death Row Inmates

<p>As the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), we are writing to express our deepest concern over the cases of death row inmates Mohamed Ramadhan Issa Ali Hussain and Hussain Ali Moosa...

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Alternative Sanctions: positive step, yet anonymous implementation plan

<p>Alternative penal laws are among the pioneering ideas in which contemporary society addresses the problem of overcrowded prisons. As human thought has evolved, a new way of human interaction...

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Mohamad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa at Risk of Execution

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is highly concerned about the cases of Mohamad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, sentenced to death, and therefore, urgently calls for the stop of all death...

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Bahrain: Human Rights Situation Throughout 2019

<p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) issued a <a href="/sites/default/files/pictures/2019%20Updates%20ENGLISH%20VERSION%202.pdf">report </a>which reviews the situation and...

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