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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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24 Apr, 2015

Bahrain: 16-year-old boy latest reported victim of ongoing practice of enforced disappearance

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses grave concern over the ongoing practice of violent arrests and enforced disappearances of people arbitrarily arrested,...

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24 Mar, 2015

Bahrain: Student and Teachers Arrested for Singing Verses of the Quran

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern about the ongoing restriction of the right to free expression in Bahrain. BCHR is appalled over the continued...

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10 Mar, 2015

Bahrain: Concern over the fate of Jaafar Sheikh, victim of enforced disappearance in Jordan

Bahrain Centre for Human Rights expresses its concern over the fate of Jaafar Jasim al-Sheikh, a Bahraini victim of enforced disappearance in Jordan. He is a student at Yarmouk...

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17 Feb, 2015

Amnesty International: Human Rights Activist Arrested, Risks Torture

  HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ARRESTED, RISKS TORTURE Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was arrested in the early hours of 16 February and taken to the...

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12 Feb, 2015

Bahrain: Arrest of 17 years old Hussain Ghazi Alhalawachi

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is appalled over the ongoing arbitrary arrests and detention of children under the age of 18 in blatant disregard to the international laws and...

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9 Feb, 2015

Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Prisoners of Conscience

More than four years since the Bahrain government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protestors, arbitrary arrests, injuries to protestors and politically motivated prison...

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8 Jan, 2015

Bahrain: Family Of Enforced Disappearance Victim Mohsen Al-Majid Reports Torture In Detention

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern over reports of the security forces’ continued practice of torture and degrading treatment as a primary means of...

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