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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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5 Sep, 2014

UN experts urge Bahrain to release human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja

GENEVA (5 September 2014) – A group of United Nations independent human rights experts has urged the government of Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender Maryam Al-...

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5 Sep, 2014

OHCHR: Bahrain: Violations Of Public Freedoms And Targeting Of Human Rights Activists Remain Of Serious Concern

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani Date: 5 September 2014 Location:    Geneva Subject:    1) Bahrain...

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29 Jun, 2014

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture gives a speech about torture in Bahrain

Video statement on Bahrain given by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez on the International day of torture victims: https://media.wcl.american.edu/Mediasite/Play/...

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25 May, 2014

Enforced disappearances: UN expert group concerned about the high number of recent cases reported

GENEVA (16 May 2014) – The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances* reviewed during its 103rd session more than one hundred newly reported cases and...

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Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief Heiner Bielefeldt
26 Apr, 2014

Independent UN human rights expert urges Bahrain to stop persecuting Shi’a Muslims

  24 April 2014 – An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government of Bahrain to stop the harassment and persecution of a Shi’a Muslim leader...

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1 Mar, 2014

CEDAW: Concluding observations on the third periodic report of Bahrain

Download the document here, or read the text below. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Concluding observations on the third periodic report of...

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