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Arrests

1 Sep, 2015

Arbitrary Arrests in Bahrain 2014-2015

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights team was able to document arbitrary arrests over the past year in Bahrain.  

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23 Jul, 2015

Bahrain NGOs commend UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention decisions on Bahrain

22 July 2015—Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR)...

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13 Jul, 2015

Bahrain: Torture and Unfair trials for opposition affiliates sends the 7th man to death row

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the Bahraini authorities’ use of capital punishment in politically motivated cases amid concerns that charges are based on...

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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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1 Jun, 2015

Bahrain: Further information: Court upholds death sentences of two men

Death sentences imposed on Mohamed Ramadhan ‘Issa ‘Ali Hussain and Hussain ‘Ali Moosa Hussain Mohamed in December 2014, following an unfair trial that relied on “confessions”...

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28 Apr, 2015

Amnesty International Urgent Action - Bahrain: Sheikh 'Ali Salman's trial resumes

The trial of leading opposition figure Sheikh ‘Ali Salman resumed on 22 April in Bahrain. The court refused requests for his release on bail and set 20 May for the next hearing...

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24 Apr, 2015

Bahrain: 16-year-old boy latest reported victim of ongoing practice of enforced disappearance

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses grave concern over the ongoing practice of violent arrests and enforced disappearances of people arbitrarily arrested,...

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24 Mar, 2015

Bahrain: Student and Teachers Arrested for Singing Verses of the Quran

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern about the ongoing restriction of the right to free expression in Bahrain. BCHR is appalled over the continued...

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10 Mar, 2015

Bahrain: Concern over the fate of Jaafar Sheikh, victim of enforced disappearance in Jordan

Bahrain Centre for Human Rights expresses its concern over the fate of Jaafar Jasim al-Sheikh, a Bahraini victim of enforced disappearance in Jordan. He is a student at Yarmouk...

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17 Feb, 2015

Amnesty International: Human Rights Activist Arrested, Risks Torture

  HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ARRESTED, RISKS TORTURE Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was arrested in the early hours of 16 February and taken to the...

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