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7 Mar, 2008

BAHRAIN SUMMARY PREPARED BY THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL- Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review - Geneva, 7-18 April 2008 25 February 2008 Bahrain This report is a summary of 12 stakeholders’ submissions1...

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7 Mar, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: UN rights report claims bias against citizens

Sandeep Singh Grewal Staff Reporter The government is depriving a large number of people of their rights and opportunities and forcing their exodus to other GCC nations, the...

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13 Feb, 2008

Female Postal Unionist Suspended for Voicing out Official Harassments

Female Postal Unionist Suspended for Voicing out Official Harassments Date: 13 February 2008 Person(s): Najeya Abdulghaffar Target(s): human rights worker(s) The...

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12 Jan, 2008

Women's Petition Committee Condemns the attack on women at the General Prosecutor's

An open alert to regional and international organizations: Special Security Forces and National Security suppress Peaceful Demonstrations Women's Petition Committee Condemns the...

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8 Dec, 2007

Human Rights Day 2007 - Overview on Main Human Rights Concerns in Bahrain

Overview on Main Human Rights Concerns in Bahrain Bahrain Centre for Human Rights 10 December 2007 Content: • Political Background and Main Concerns • Sectarian...

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23 Nov, 2007

Gulf Daily News: New push for women's rights

By REBECCA TORR Published: 23 November 2007 RELIGIOUS scholars are being called upon to educate the community on the difference between the teachings of the Quran and Arab...

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11 Nov, 2007

Gulf News: Bahrain ranks poorly in report measuring gender equality

Bahrain ranks poorly in report measuring gender equality http://archive.gulfnews.com/articles/07/11/10/10166351.html 11/11/2007 12:20 AM | By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief...

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22 Oct, 2007

Bahrain: ARTICLE 19 calls for the ban on women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer to be lifted

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release - 22 October 2007 Bahrain : ARTICLE 19 calls for the ban on women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer to be lifted ARTICLE 19 has...

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19 Oct, 2007

IFEX ALERT : Women's rights defender forbidden from appearing in media

IFEX - News from the international freedom of expression community _______________________________________________________________ ALERT - BAHRAIN 16 October 2007...

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13 Oct, 2007

Global Politician: How Arab Regimes Defeated The Liberalization Challenge

How Arab Regimes Defeated The Liberalization Challenge Prof. Barry Rubin - 10/13/2007 This article examines democratization efforts in the Arab world and how governments...

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