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Womens rights

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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28 Jun, 2011

US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report 2011 - Bahrain

BAHRAIN (Tier 2) Bahrain is a destination country for men and women subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Men and women from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka,...

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7 Jun, 2011

Violence Against Women in Bahrain

Left to right: Ayat Alqormozi, Zainab Alkhawaja, Dr.Fareeda Aldalal 3rd June, 2011 One of the main concerns for Human Rights organizations is how to take the many cases...

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13 May, 2011

Bahraini women are paying dearly for expressing their views

Dozens are detained in prison facing torture and humiliation for participating in peaceful protests. Bahrain regime is killing, detaining, physically and verbally abusing and...

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16 Apr, 2011

Crackdown On Human Rights Defenders Continues

16 April 2011 Description of the situation: The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources that well-known lawyer Mohamed Issa Al Tajer was arrested on April...

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8 Aug, 2010

Fast-track treaties that protect women and migrant workers

By NOOR TOORANI , Posted on » Friday, August 06, 2010 RIGHTS activists are calling on the Bahrain government to speed up the implementation of international human right treaties...

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