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21 Mar, 2016

UN expert calls on Bahrain to release woman rights defender and stop persecuting defenders

GENEVA – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, today called on the Government of Bahrain to immediately release...

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21 Mar, 2016

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Press briefing note on Bahrain

From UN OHCHR   Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location:     Geneva Date: 18 March 2016 ...

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10 Mar, 2016

UN Readouts

Readout of the Secretary-General’s phone call with H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain   New York, 16 ...

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16 Jul, 2015

UN: Freed from jail, now all charges against Nabeel Rajab must be dropped

GENEVA (16 July 2015) – Three United Nations human rights experts* today call on the Bahraini authorities to drop all charges the prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel...

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26 Jun, 2015

UN - Press briefing notes on justice for rights abuses in Nigeria, Central African Republic and Bahrain

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 5 June 2015 - See more at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/...

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6 Mar, 2015

Communication from Four UN SRs on the Case of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

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5 Feb, 2015

UN rights experts urge Bahrain to release arrested opposition leader

4 February 2015 – A group of United Nations human rights experts are urging the Government of Bahrain to release opposition politician and religious figure Sheikh Ali Salman who...

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1 Jan, 2015

UN High Commissioner Statement on the Arrest of Sheikh Ali Salman

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Liz Throssell Location:  Geneva Date:  30 December 2014 Subject:  1) Bahrain We are seriously...

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1 Jan, 2015

UN experts urge Bahrain to drop charges against women activists

29 December 2014 – A group of United Nations human rights experts are urging the government of Bahrain to drop charges against three women human rights activists exercising their...

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3 Oct, 2014

OHCHR Alarmed By Detention of Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 3 October 2014 (1) Bahrain We are alarmed at the detention of human...

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