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16 Jan, 2017

Foreign Secretary comments following the execution of three men in Bahrain

Foreign Secretary comments following the execution of three men in Bahrain. The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "The UK is firmly opposed to the death penalty, and it...

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16 Jan, 2017

European Union: Statement by the spokesperson on the executions carried out in Bahrain

It was confirmed earlier today that the Kingdom of Bahrain carried out the execution of three people convicted for a bomb attack against the police which killed 3 policemen....

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MP Lars Aslan Rasmussen
13 Jan, 2017

Danish MP Lars Aslan Rasmussen questioning the Foreign Minister on HRD Abdulhadi Alkhawaja

On 11 January Member of the Parliament Lars Aslan Rasmussen used the open session in Folketinget (Danish Parliament) to inquire on the actions planned by the Danish Foreign...

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20 Dec, 2016

Open Letter from MEPs on Human Rights in Bahrain

19 December 2016 Dear Ms. Mogherini, We are writing to urge you to take action on the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, particularly the continued...

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13 Dec, 2016

Bahrain – Opposition leader’s sentence upheld on appeal (December 12, 2016)

France notes with concern the upholding of the nine-year prison sentence for al-Wefaq’s secretary-general, Sheikh Ali Salman, whose movement – the main opposition party – was...

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22 Sep, 2016

Denmark reiterates call for release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja at UNHRC33

On 19 September, during the general debate of the 33rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, Denmark reiterated its call for the release of all arbitrarily detained persons in...

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20 Sep, 2016

Czech Republic condemns human rights violations in Bahrain

20 September 2016 - During the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, Jan Kára, delivered a statement on item 4 during the...

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20 Sep, 2016

Switzerland concerned about Al-Wefaq dissolution and travel bans for activists

On 19 September, the Swiss representative at the United Nations Human Rights Council expressed his country's concern about the dissolution of Bahrain's major opposition party the...

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19 Sep, 2016

UK Concerned about Recent Bahrain Developments, Confirms Regular Follow-up on Bahrain Issues

The UK expressed concern over the recent developments in Bahrain, citing fears of an aftermath to dissolving the major opposition party in the country, Al-Wefaq Society, and the...

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14 Sep, 2016

HRC33: EU statement Item 2

At the 33rd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Geneva, 13-30 September 2016, EU delivers a statement  under Item 2 related to the High...

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