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30 Jan, 2008

AFP: Under-fire Bahrain to present rights report to UN

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30 Jan, 2008

GDN: Asian tsunami' comment rapped

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30 Jan, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Session on Kingdom’s human rights report to be shown live

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30 Jan, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Group criticises Alawi statement

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29 Jan, 2008

HAQQ BAHRAIN: Detained Activists Still Tortured

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29 Jan, 2008

BCHR: Labour Minister using migrant workers as scapegoat for government's economic failures

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights strongly condemns recent comments made by the Labour Minister(http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/gulfimmigrationlabour), in which he warns that Gulf countries face danger of an "Asian tsunami" because of the high numbers of migrant workers upon which Gulf countries are reliant. Minister Majid al-Alawi allegedly said the migrant workers presented "a danger worse than the atomic bomb or an Israeli attack".

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28 Jan, 2008

bahrain Tribune: BHRS cancels first visit, talks on for two others

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27 Jan, 2008

BHRS: Unjust Conditions of the Public Prosecution On the Visit to the Detainees

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27 Jan, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: 19 under probe

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27 Jan, 2008

Khaleej Times : 46 cases filed against Press in Bahrain

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27 Jan, 2008

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Bahrain charges dozens with attempted murder, rioting after Shiite protests

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26 Jan, 2008

BCHR-IFEX ALERT: Novel banned for allegedly defaming historic religious figure

23 January 2008 (BCHR/IFEX) - BCHR has recently learned that the Ministry of Islamic Affairs (MIA) has once again refused to approve distribution of the novel "Omar . . . A Martyr" by Bahraini novelist Abdulla Khalifa. Omar Ibn Al-Khattab was the second Islamic Caliph after the prophet Mohammed and is regarded by Muslims as one of the "four righteously guided Caliphs". The Ministry of Information (MI) asked the MIA to evaluate the novel from a

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26 Jan, 2008

Testimony of Ghada Jamsheer given to the Conference on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, held in Ireland

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26 Jan, 2008

BCHR: Activists Trial Set for 3rd February Amidst Allegations of Torture and Forced Confessions

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25 Jan, 2008

Wall Street Journal: Bahrain Courts Investors as Link to Mideast

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24 Jan, 2008

GDN: Rights group can visit riot prisoners

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22 Jan, 2008

Reuters : Investigate Alleged Torture of Activists 21 Jan 2008

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22 Jan, 2008

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: Bahrain: Investigate Alleged Torture of Activists

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20 Jan, 2008

Expats angry at local-only Bahrain subsidies

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19 Jan, 2008

THE OBSERVATORY: Serious concern over acts of torture inflicted to human rights defenders in Bahrain

(OMCT-FIDH) Bahraini Activists Maytham Alshaik who was tortured and sexually assaulted by the Bahraini police in January 2008 Geneva-Paris, January 18, 2008. The Observatory for the protection of human rights defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), expresses its deepest concern following allegations of torture faced by human rights defenders in Bahrain.

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18 Jan, 2008

Front Line: Bahrain- Torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders in detention

2008/01/18

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18 Jan, 2008

Business Intelligence-Middle East: Bahrain assembly postpones employment discrimination debate

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18 Jan, 2008

GDN: Torture claims denied

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17 Jan, 2008

IFEX: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS UNDER ATTACK

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17 Jan, 2008

URGENT APPEAL: Claims of Torture, Assault, Sexual and Physical Abuse

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16 Jan, 2008

HAAQ Activists Sexual Assaulted while subjected to "Falaqah"

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16 Jan, 2008

BCHR: Rights Defender Forbidden from Media Access

Date: 13 January 2008 Person(s): Mr Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja Target(s): Activists and rights defenders Type(s) of violation(s): censorship, forbidden

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15 Jan, 2008

WorkerFreedom: Bahrain: Wildcat strikers demand better conditions

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14 Jan, 2008

The Associated Press: Bush to Push Democracy With Arab Allies

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14 Jan, 2008

Financial Times: Democracy disappoints Bahrain

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13 Jan, 2008

Ghada Jamsheer turns down the membership of the Human Rights Commission for its unclear objectives and standards

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12 Jan, 2008

Women's Petition Committee Condemns the attack on women at the General Prosecutor's

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12 Jan, 2008

The Globe and Mail: Bush hopes to persuade gulf allies of Iranian threat

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10 Jan, 2008

Arab Times: Bahrain king issues law to fight human trafficking

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10 Jan, 2008

OPEN LETTER TO MR. W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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8 Jan, 2008

AFP- Bahrain King Gives Son Greater Military Role

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4 Jan, 2008

Front line: Arrest of eleven human rights defenders in Bahrain

Twelve-year-old Badoor holds a picture of her brother, Naji, during a protest held to demand the release of 42 demonstrators detained by police two weeks ago, in Manama, January 4,2008 --------------------------------------------------------

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4 Jan, 2008

GDN: Bahrain's rights record on show

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3 Jan, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Amal society demands explanation for search

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