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17 Nov, 2015

Bahraini court upholds death sentence for torture victims

16 November 2015 – Washington, DC - Bahrain’s Court of Cassation today rejected the final appeal of death row inmates and torture victims Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Moosa. The...

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12 Oct, 2015

Bahrain postpones Ebrahim Sharif to November, opposition leader’s trial continues

12 October 2015, Bahrain - The courts today postponed Ebrahim Sharif's trial to 12 November 2015. The former secretary-general of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa'...

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7 Oct, 2015

Al-Singace Protest Hits 200 Days, NGOs Demand His Release

7 October 2015 – Today marks the 200th day of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace’s protest. Dr al-Singace has boycotted all solid food in response to the ill...

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5 Oct, 2015

Champions for Justice: Teachers

Teachers have been at the forefront of Bahrain’s peaceful protests and democratic movement. They have also been amongst the harshest-treated victims of unfair trial and abuse. In...

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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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