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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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International Day of Education January 20, 2020

<p>On January 24, the United Nations called the &quot;International Education Day&quot;, where education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations...

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The Release of a Number of Sick Prisoners who have been Imprisoned on the...

<p>Since 2011, Bahrain has witnessed a serious deterioration of its human rights situation, especially after the closure of the democratic space, and the intensity of the security grip in...

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The Bahrain Center for Human Rights in cooperation with Bahrain Interfaith...

<p dir="ltr">On Friday, January 24, 2020, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights organized a workshop in cooperation with Bahrain Interfaith and with human rights researchers on a paper prepared by...

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The Bahrain Center for Human Rights organizes a training course on “digital...

<p dir="ltr">On Saturday and Sunday, 25 and 26 January 2020, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights organized a training course on digital security, to develop the basics of malware protection, how...

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Alternative Punishments

<p>Individual liberty is one of the most fundamental of human rights, recognized in international human rights instruments and national constitutions throughout the world. However, the...

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Torture

<p>After nine years of crisis, the standards for respecting human rights in the Kingdom of Bahrain do not seem to be on the path to improvement. The almost-daily reports received indicate the...

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Bahrain: Arrest of the historical researcher Jassim Al Abbas

<p>The authorities in Bahrain arrest the historical researcher Jassim Al Abbas after summoning for interrogation. The Public Prosecution decided to detain him on charges of publishing false...

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Arbitrary detention is a violation of human rights

<p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the systematic policy of enforced disappearance of citizens, and affirms that &quot;the widespread and arbitrary detention by the...

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Bahrain: the death of two persons within days due to illness they suffered...

<p>Monday 03 February 2020, Sayed Kadhem Abbas Hashem, aged 23, died as a result of suffering from the illness he had sustained while he was detained by the security authorities since 2015 on...

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The continued deterioration of the situation of prisoners and an invitation...

<p>The last week of January 2020 was alarming in regards to the ill-treatment and neglect of medical care provided to prisoners of conscience.</p> <p>One week ago, the prisoner,...

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BCHR urges again the immediate release of Nabeel Rajab, without conditions

<p>The Bahrain Center for Human Rights calls on the Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally release human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.</p> <p>Today, February 4,...

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World Interfaith Harmony Week

<p>The world celebrates the World Interfaith Harmony Week from February 1 to February 7 of each year, by a decision of the United Nations General Assembly affirming that mutual understanding and...

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9 years since the popular movement in Bahrain, amid an increase in the...

<p>It is the ninth anniversary of the outbreak of the popular movement demanding democracy in Bahrain on February 14, 2011, when the people expressed their will to be liberated from...

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The release of prisoners of conscience is a step towards social justice

<p>On 20 February of every year, the countries of the world celebrate the &quot;International Day for Social Justice&quot;, which was formally adopted by the United Nations in 2007, as a...

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Amnesty International: 2019 is a challenging year

<p>Amnesty International&#39;s annual report summarizes the human rights situation for 2019, calling it the &quot;Year of the Challenge&quot;. The organization criticized the...

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Violations rise on the ninth anniversary of the launch of pro-democracy...

<p>Last Friday, February 14, 2020, marks the ninth anniversary of the start of the protests calling for democracy and human rights in Bahrain in 2011, the center of which was the Pearl...

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Opening of the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council:...

<p>The <a href="https://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/home.aspx">United Nations&rsquo; Human Rights Council</a> HRC in Geneva opened the work of the <a...

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