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Womens rights

8 Aug, 2012

Bahrain authorities continue to target pro-democracy women with arbitrary arrests

A recent picture of Bahrain MOI masked thugs at a checkpoint. 8 August , 2012 Bahrain authorities continue its repression campaigns against the participants of the...

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17 Mar, 2012

FIDH: Women and the Arab Spring : Taking their place?

Bahrain Demands for democratic reforms erupted in February 2011 and immediately faced violent repression. Women have participated massively in protests that have continued...

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4 Jan, 2012

Bahraini woman killed by gov’t tear gas

03 Jan 2012 A Bahraini woman, Fakhria Jassim AlSakran, 55-year-old, has been killed in the capital Manama on Tuesday after inhaling a lethal does of tear gas. According to...

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28 Nov, 2011

Women in Bahrain on International Day to end violence against women: constantly subjected to torture, arrests and violence

25 November 2011 On this International Day to End Violence against Women, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the human rights violations committed by the...

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28 Oct, 2011

Bahrain: Urgent measures required to combat discrimination against women

26 October 2011 Joint press release - FIDH - Coalition for equality without reservation - Bahrain Human Rights Society (BHRS) - Bahrein Center for Human Rights (BCHR) The...

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19 Oct, 2011

HRF: Tortured Bahraini Women Show Why U.S. Arms Sale Must Stop

18 Oct 2011 In this special edition of FirstCast, we feature the voices of two brave women who have been detained the longest in Bahrain in connection to the crackdown of...

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18 Oct, 2011

Amnesty International: Urgent Action: Women and girls detained in Bahrain

UA: 302/11 Index: MDE 11/056/2011 Bahrain Date: 11 October 2011 Sixteen women and four girls, detained on 23 September, are being tried on charges which include ‘illegal...

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4 Oct, 2011

One woman’s story of the terror stalking Bahrain

29 September 2011 Ivana Davidovic WVoN co-editor It was 1.30 am on March 29 this year when a group of armed men broke into the family home of Jalila al-Salman in the...

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27 Sep, 2011

Amnesty: Torture fears for Bahraini women and girls in detention

26 September 2011 The Bahraini authorities must urgently investigate reports that women were tortured in detention after being arrested in Manama during pro-reform protests...

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27 Sep, 2011

GCHR and BCHR: Bahraini authorities should stop harassing Teachers Association

Mahdi Abu Deeb and Jalila Al Salman 26 September 2011 BEIRUT, September 26, 2011- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) are...

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