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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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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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