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Attacks on activists

26 Nov, 2004

Sentencing and release of Mr. al-Khawaja, persisting ban of BCHR

World Organization Against TOrture (OMCT) New information BHR 001 / 0704 / OBS 054.5 Sentencing and release / Closure of an NGO Kingdom of Bahrain November 26, 2004...

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24 Nov, 2004

Front Line: The Deteriorating Situation for Human Rights Defenders

Front Line - 24 November 2004 Front Line has renewed concerns for the physical and psychological safety of Abdul Hadi al-Khawaja, after sources reported that he may have been...

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30 Sep, 2004

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Rights Center Closed as Crackdown Expands

(New York, September 30, 2004) — The Bahrain government should rescind an order that closed one of the country’s leading human rights organizations, Human Rights Watch said today...

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29 Sep, 2004

Human Rights Watch: Activist Jailed After Criticizing Prime Minister

Human Rights Watch (New York, September 29, 2004) — Bahrain should immediately release prominent human rights activist `Abd al-Hadi al-Khawaja from detention, Human Rights...

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7 Jul, 2004

Once Again: The Minister Of Labour Threatens To Close The BCHR

Response by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights 7 July 2004 In an interview with Al Arabiya satellite TV channel, on 30th June, 2004, the minister of labour and social...

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19 May, 2004

FIDH concerned at deteriorating human rights situation

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) Wednesday 19 May 2004 In a letter addressed on May 19, 2004, to the King Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, the...

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18 May, 2004

Bahrain Human Rights Centre under threat

Front Line – Defenders of Human Rights Defenders - 18 May 2004 Front Line is concerned over reports that the Bahrain Human Rights Centre has received warnings from the...

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18 May, 2004

Urgent: Authorities threaten to close Bahrain Centre For Human Rights

The authorities in Bahrain threatened the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) to withdraw its permit (license) should it conduct any political activity. This threat came in...

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17 May, 2004

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Pro-Democracy Activists Detained

Human Rights Watch - 17 May 2004 The government of Bahrain should immediately release 20 individuals arrested for collecting signatures on a political petition, Human Rights...

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