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Freedom of expression

15 Mar, 2017

A challenge to Bahrain's rulers from an ex-MP: Let's talk

It’s been six years since Bahrain’s crown prince set out a vision of reform. The country was three weeks into mass protests, as the Arab Spring inspired thousands of ordinary...

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15 Mar, 2017

Human Rights Council should take action on Bahrain, the Philippines, and Turkey

Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned about the many serious human rights situations on which this Council has failed to take any meaningful action: The situation in Bahrain...

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14 Mar, 2017

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab trial postponed until 16 April

The trial of jailed Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab on charges of spreading “rumours and false news” was deferred for a second time on 7 March until 16 April. The...

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9 Mar, 2017

Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: Written Answers on Human Rights Cases

Written Answers Nos. 353-368 Human Rights Cases 353. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to...

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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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