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Freedom of expression

7 Mar, 2017

Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) together with Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) are...

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7 Mar, 2017

US Department of State: 2016 Human Rights Report - Bahrain

The US Department of State Human Rights Report cover internationally recognized individual civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of...

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6 Mar, 2017

Britain ignores Bahrain's human rights record to pursue business interests with dictatorship

Britain’s multi-million pound trade and aid strategy for programs in Bahrain needs exposed as the tiny gulf kingdom continues its chain of tyranny and torture against the Shia...

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6 Mar, 2017

Bahrain Files Lawsuit to Dissolve Secular Political Party

Bahrain's government filed a lawsuit Monday to dissolve a secular political party, the second-such organization it has targeted in the last year as part of an intense crackdown on...

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1 Mar, 2017

250 Days of Internet Shutdown Costs Residents Over $500,000 #KeepItOn

Telecom companies in Bahrain have been deliberately disrupting internet services in the village of Duraz between 7:00pm-1:00am everyday for 250 days. The current sustained levels...

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21 Feb, 2017

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab’s trial to resume after nine postponements

Geneva-Paris - Nabeel Rajab is being prosecuted for exercising his right to freedom of expression and denouncing human rights violations perpetrated by the Bahraini authorities....

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20 Feb, 2017

Human Rights Watch: Activist's Speech-Charges Trial to Resume

The trial of the prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is scheduled to resume on February 21, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. He faces a total of 18...

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3 Feb, 2017

NGOs send letter to Boris Johnson regarding jailed HRD Nabeel Rajab

3 February 2017 Dear Mr Johnson, In light of recent developments in Bahrain, we write to raise our deep concern over the punitive trials of prominent human rights defender...

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27 Jan, 2017

Activist faces prison for saying journalists are banned from Bahrain

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is facing a lengthy prison sentence simply for stating that journalists and international NGOs cannot enter Bahrain. The...

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26 Jan, 2017

RSF calls for human rights defender’s release

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, who has been held since June and had to...

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