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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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11 Aug, 2016

12 held for Bahrain demonstrations near Shiite cleric's home

Bahrain's state-run news agency says 12 people have been detained and charged with unlawful assembly over demonstrations near the home of a Shiite cleric targeted in a crackdown...

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15 Jun, 2016

Concern over safety of incommunicado detention victim Shaker Hani

Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern over the ongoing incommunicado detention of Shaker Hani Ali Salman, 21 years old. Charges underlying his arrest are yet unknown...

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24 May, 2016

GCHR: Bahrain: Authorities refuse to release Zainab Al-khawaja's baby, risking his health while she is ill

On 22 May 2016, imprisoned human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja informed her family that she had fallen ill with the flu and was unable to take care of her 17-month-old son...

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7 Apr, 2016

Ettifaq Football Player Khawouri Split Between the Bitterness of Deportation and Staying in Prison for Life

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern at the authorities' arbitrary policies, such as the detention of the Bahraini football player from Ettifaq FC,...

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14 Mar, 2016

NGOs Call for the Release of Activist Zainab al-Khawaja

14 March 2016 – Bahraini security forces today raided the house of human rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja and arrested her with her 15 months old son. The undersigned NGOs...

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9 Mar, 2016

Champions for Justice: Victims of Arbitrary Detention

Since the Bahraini government’s violent suppression of the 2011 pro-democracy movement, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for...

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