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30 Oct, 2014

Gulf Center for Human Rights: Bahrain: Free Activists Facing Free-Speech Charges

(Beirut) – Bahrain authorities should drop all criminal charges against two prominent human rights activists, and immediately release them, Human Rights Watch and the Gulf Center...

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6 Oct, 2014

Bahrain: Journalist and blogger Ahmed Radhi detained hours after criticizing the regime over Twitter

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the arrest and ill-treatment of the journalist and blogger Ahmed Radhi. The BCHR expresses its concern at the continuing policy of the...

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5 Oct, 2014

Frontline Defenders: Bahrain - Detention of Mr Nabeel Rajab ordered by the public prosecution

On 2 October 2014, the public prosecution in Bahrain ordered the detention of prominent human rights defender Mr Nabeel Rajab for seven days pending investigation. On...

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5 Oct, 2014

Amnesty: Bahrain must release activist Nabeel Rajab, detained for 'insulting' tweets

‘The detention of Nabeel Rajab is yet another serious blow to freedom of expression in Bahrain’ - Said Boumedouha   The Bahraini authorities must immediately...

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5 Oct, 2014

HRW: Bahrain: Rights Activist Detained

(Beirut, October 3, 2014) – Bahrain authorities arrested a prominent rights activist on October 1, 2014, after he criticized the government. Nabeel Rajab, the activist,...

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1 Oct, 2014

Bahrain: Arrest Of Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab For Tweets

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) express grave...

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16 Sep, 2014

Bahraini detainees make telephone calls to their relatives at the Criminal Investigations Headquarters, and then disappear for days

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights condemns the practices of the Interior Ministry, including its continued practice of disappearing detainees, making them unable to contact...

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22 Aug, 2014

RSF: Bahrain urged to release 12 detained news providers

Twelve news and information providers are currently detained in Bahrain. Many of them are photographers or cameramen, who have been repeatedly targeted by the authorities since...

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31 Jul, 2014

National Press Club awardee held for past 18 months in Bahrain

Reporters Without Borders, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Freedom House, Human Rights First, Just Foreign Policy and Project on Middle East...

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Dr. Saeed Al-Samahiji
9 Jul, 2014

Front Line Defenders: One year prison sentence upheld against human rights defender Dr Saeed Al Samahiji

Posted on 08 April 2014 On 3 April 2014 a Bahraini Court of Appeal ruled to uphold a sentence of one year's imprisonment issued by the Third Criminal Court in Bahrain against...

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