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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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14 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Prisoner Denied Adequate Medical Attention, Reportedly Tortured To Extract Confessions

The BCHR is concerned for the health and well being of Mohammed Abdullah Ali Al-Tajer, 25 years-old, who was arrested on 06 August 2013 during an evening house raid. He is...

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12 Apr, 2014

Reporters without borders – Bahrain: Blogger gets jail time for misusing information technology

    Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the 30-month jail sentence that a Bahraini court passed on the blogger Ali Maaraj on 8 April on charges of "insulting...

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9 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

International and Local Civil Society Groups Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on the Third Anniversary of His...

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7 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Shooting Victim Sentenced to 15 Years; Attacker Enjoys Impunity

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the continued culture of impunity and lack of justice in Bahrain in the prosecution and sentencing of a shooting...

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6 Apr, 2014

Joint Report: Human Rights Violations in Bahrain during Formula One Race Period

On the morning of the Grand Prix race which will take place today at 6pm in Sakhir; BCHR (Bahrain Center for Human Rights), BIRD (Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy) and...

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4 Apr, 2014

Amnesty Int'l | Press Release - Bahrain: Fears of renewed government crackdown ahead of Bahrain Grand Prix

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 1 April 2014 As the eyes of the sporting world turn to Bahrain’s Formula One Grand Prix this weekend, Amnesty International urges the country’s...

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4 Apr, 2014

RSF - Bahrain: News photographer gets 10 years in jail

Published on Wednesday 26 March 2014.   Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the 10-year jail sentence that a Bahraini court passed today on Ahmed Humaidan, a well-...

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31 Mar, 2014

Inside Bahrain - A first hand account of the battles

This piece is written by Said Yousif, a leading activist in Bahrain; he is now in exile. It documents some of the oppression experienced by him and by others at the hands of the...

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31 Mar, 2014

Bahrain: Renewed Imprisonment For A Victim of Excessive and Random Use Of Force

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the continued practice of collective punishment in the residential areas by the members of the security apparatuses...

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