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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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Mustafa Bahar
18 Jun, 2014

Bahrain: Enforced Disappearance of Mustafa Bahar

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the wellbeing of Mustafa Bahar, who has been subjected to enforced disappearance for eleven days. On...

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Redha Al-Ghasra
26 May, 2014

Bahrain: Update: Al-Ghasra and 8 Others At Serious Risk For Torture

--Update 26/05/2014-- Yesterday, 25 May 2014, Redha Al-Ghasra’s family was able to visit Redha in prison for the second time since his arrest on 23 April 2014. Redha's family...

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25 May, 2014

Enforced disappearances: UN expert group concerned about the high number of recent cases reported

GENEVA (16 May 2014) – The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances* reviewed during its 103rd session more than one hundred newly reported cases and...

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Nabeel Rajab
23 May, 2014

Bahrain: BCHR and GCHR Welcome Back Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcome back prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, the President of the BCHR and...

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Yasser Abdulla Khalil
23 May, 2014

Bahrain: Yasser Abdulla Khalil at Imminent Risk for Torture

The BCHR expresses grave concern over the expected transfer of Yasser Abdulla Khalil, from the clinic at the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior to the Criminal...

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Sayed Mahmood
21 May, 2014

Bahrain: 14 Year-Old Shot And Killed By Police

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its utmost concern for the extra judicial killing today of a fourteen year old boy by security forces: Sayed Mahmood Sayed Mohsen...

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19 May, 2014

Bahrain: Defendants Detained in ‘Daih Bombing’ Reveal Torture in Court

Ministry of Interior: Those implicated in the Daih bombing confessed their crime; The Detainees: We were tortured physically and sexually to force us to confess  ...

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Public Prosecution Bahrain High Criminal Court
12 May, 2014

Bahrain: Judiciary Issues Harsh Sentences in Various Cases Neglecting Claims of Torture and Ill-Treatment

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern in regards to the harsh sentences passed on activists and civilians in several cases between the 20th and 29th of April...

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5 May, 2014

Bahrain: Detainee At Risk Of Deportation Due To The Discriminatory Citizenship Law

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern over the possibility of expulsion/deportation of a Bahraini-born young man who has just completed a prison sentence. On 29...

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