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17 May, 2017

30 days detention for Human Rights defender and Al Wefaq leading member, Nizar Al Qari

  Update: Al Qari was released after serving 20 days of his 30 days sentence Nizar Al Qari, a member of the leading opposition party Al Wefaq, was arrested on 5...

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15 May, 2017

Activist: 3 Detained in Bahrain over UK Horse Show Protests

Bahrain detained three activists over protests targeting the tiny island nation's king during a royal horse show in the United Kingdom, a fellow campaigner said Saturday. Sayed...

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25 Apr, 2017

Appeal to release Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and concern over their deteriorating health

His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain Fax: +973 176 64 587 CC. His Excellency Lieutenant General Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa  Minister of...

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30 Mar, 2017

Bahrain Sentences 2 People to Death on Terror Charges

A court in Bahrain on Wednesday sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed down lengthy sentences to 11 others, including a former lawmaker who was sentenced to 10...

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24 Mar, 2017

Bahrain Sentences Three to Death for 'Terrorism', Bomb Attacks

A Bahraini court sentenced three Shi'ite Muslim men to death on Thursday after they were convicted on charges of terrorism and involvement in 2014 bomb attacks that injured a...

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13 Mar, 2017

BCHR: Incommunicado Detention of 12 Detainees Increases Risk of Torture

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said it is deeply concerned about the recent alarming increase in the use of incommunicado detention by the Bahraini authorities. In...

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9 Mar, 2017

Bahrain: Activist’s Family Targeted

Bahraini authorities are apparently targeting the family members of a prominent Bahraini activist in retribution for his human rights work, Human Rights Watch said today. Since...

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Archive photo of arrest
8 Mar, 2017

Injured man and another 11 persons subjected to incommunicado detention, the new norm in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is deeply concerned about the recent alarming increase in the use of incommunicado detention by the Bahraini authorities. In the...

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6 Mar, 2017

Britain ignores Bahrain's human rights record to pursue business interests with dictatorship

Britain’s multi-million pound trade and aid strategy for programs in Bahrain needs exposed as the tiny gulf kingdom continues its chain of tyranny and torture against the Shia...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain: Activist Back in Detention: Nader Abdulemam

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam was arrested on 18 February and taken to Jaw prison to serve the remaining four and a half months of a prison sentence handed down to him for...

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