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Attacks on activists

30 Jun, 2016

Leading Bahraini activist returned to jail as eight stripped of citizenship

Bahrain's leading human rights activist was transferred back to jail on Wednesday despite being in ill health, as the authorities launched another round of arrests. Nabeel...

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30 Jun, 2016

OMCT: Bahrain: Deterioration of the medical conditions of Nabeel Rajab

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests...

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29 Jun, 2016

Amnesty International: Bahrain: Further Information: Nabeel Rajab’s trial date set for 12 July

Prisoner of conscience Nabeel Rajab was told on 26 June that his trial will begin on 12 July on charges of “spreading false rumours in times of war” and “insulting public...

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29 Jun, 2016

Index: Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab hospitalised after 15 days in solitary confinement

Index on Censorship is deeply concerned by news that Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been hospitalised while in prison. The former Index Freedom of Expression...

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28 Jun, 2016

Bahrain Tightens the Screws

Two weeks ago, as residents of the village of Bani Jamrah in northwestern Bahrain finished their morning prayers and prepared for the long day of Ramadan fasting ahead, the calm...

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27 Jun, 2016

Bahrain’s sense of impunity stoked by allies and Iran

Bahrain, a serial human-rights abuser, has been on a rampage this month. On 21 June, a public prosecutor extended the detention of Nabeel Rajab, described by Reuters as “one of...

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27 Jun, 2016

Bahraini Authorities Forcibly Deport Human Rights Lawyer Taimoor Karimi

On 26 June 2016, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahraini authorities deported human rights lawyer Taimoor Karimi, a torture survivor whose citizenship...

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25 Jun, 2016

Urgent Appeal: Leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s health deteriorates due to poor prison conditions

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its great concern over the well-being of its detained President, the well-known human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Rajab...

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22 Jun, 2016

MEPs send a letter to EU Representative on the re-arrest of Nabeel Rajab and the current situation in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights would like to thank the Members of the European Parliament for issuing a letter addressig Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the...

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21 Jun, 2016

ANOTHER BAD WEEK FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN BAHRAIN

First, “a Bahraini court ordered the suspension of all activities by Al-Wefaq, the island-nation’s largest opposition party. The Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry, which asked...

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