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26 Oct, 2016

New Minors’ Bill, “Political Coverup” of Child Arrests and Deaths in Bahrain

The Bahraini Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa commenced talks on the new bill for minors entitled, "Reformative Justice for Children...

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26 Oct, 2016

Dry Dock Prison Prevents Al-Halwachi’s Family from Visiting him, Says “He is Banned from Visits”

The security authorities in Dry Dock Prison prevented the family of activist Khalil Al-Halwachi from meeting him in an already scheduled visit. His daughter Fatima Al-Halwachi...

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10 Oct, 2016

Jailed Bahraini human rights activist waits in legal limbo

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab who faces 15 years in prison for criticising Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen must wait three more weeks for the verdict of his...

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29 Sep, 2016

BCHR: 22 Citizens Arrested in 1 Week, Court Rules Total of 140 Years of Imprisonment in 6 Cases

Head of the monitoring and documentation unit at the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Inas Aoun, said that 22 citizens were arrested in the past week (October 19-25, 2016...

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29 Sep, 2016

64 Academics from 20 Countries Urge Ban Ki-moon to Interfere to Stop Oppression in Bahrain

A group of 64 researchers and academics from 20 different countries sent a letter to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, expressing their concern regarding the recent repressive...

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28 Sep, 2016

Nabeel Rajab Held in Solitary Confinement in East Riffa Police Station

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights confirmed that the East Riffa prison authorities have placed the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab in solitary confinement,...

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22 Aug, 2016

Member in UK Parliament Calls on FCO to Pressure on Bahrain to Release Nabeel Rajab

A member in the UK Parliament called on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to pressure on Bahrain to release the prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. In a letter to...

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19 Aug, 2016

Bahrain Detains Leading Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeon Dr. Taha Alderazi was due to perform an operation on Tuesday, but instead he was in Bahrain’s Dry Dock prison. He is charged with taking...

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18 Aug, 2016

The Bahrain 13: One year since Index magazine sent to jailed academic and blogger

In August 2015, Index editor Rachael Jolley sent a copy of the magazine to jailed academic Abduljalil al-Singace, a member of the Bahrain 13. One year on, eleven of the group of...

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12 Aug, 2016

Shiite Clerics in Bahrain Under Arrest, Constant Targeting of Authorities

The authorities have been increasing its targeting of Shiite clerics; while more than 15 religious scholars are in prison serving their sentences, among which are life sentences....

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