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13 Sep, 2013

Joint Statement Expresses Concern about Human Rights Situation in Bahrain

Switzerland read the following joint statement on the opening day of the 24th Session of the Human Rights Council on behalf of 47 co-sponsoring countries including the United...

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12 Sep, 2013

EU Parliament Passes Resolution to Condemn the Ongoing Human Rights Violations in Bahrain

The European Parliament passed a resolution today condemning the ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain. The European Parliament found that "the human rights situation in...

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22 May, 2013

US Department of State: International Religious Freedom Report for 2012 - Bahrain

The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – the International Religious Freedom Report – describes the status of religious freedom in every country. The...

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1 May, 2013

USCIRF’s 2013 Annual Report on the State of International Religious Freedom - Bahrain

April 30, 2013 In December 2012, a USCIRF delegation traveled to Manama to assess conditions for freedom of religion or belief, particularly progress by the Bahraini...

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23 Apr, 2013

US State Department 2012 Human Rights Report: Bahrain

19 Apr 2013 Bahrain is a monarchy. King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the head of state, appoints the cabinet consisting of 29 ministers; approximately half are members of...

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26 Jan, 2013

UK Foreign Office updates on Human Rights and Democracy Report: Bahrain

The period October – December [2012] highlighted the need for renew impetus towards implementation of the Bahraini Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) report. There were...

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21 Dec, 2012

US DOL Report: Bahrain falls short of commitments to recognise labour rights and prevent employment discrimination

News Release ILAB News Release: [12/20/2012] US secretary of labor releases report on Bahrain’s labor compliance WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today...

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22 Sep, 2012

Assistant Secretary Posner and Ambassador Donahoe Discuss UPR on Bahrain

19 Sep 2012 Assistant Secretary Posner: (..) What we said today is that progress is slowing down, and that’s a concern. The government needs to be attentive to...

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17 Aug, 2012

US, EU, UK and France express concern at sentence for HRD Nabeel Rajab

Statement by State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland on the Sentencing of Nabeel Rajab Washington, D.C. 17 Aug 2012 The Government of Bahrain has committed to...

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26 May, 2012

US State Department: Bahrain Report on Human Rights Practices for 2011

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Bahrain is a monarchy. Noncitizens make up slightly more than half of the population. King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the head of state, appoints the...

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