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Attacks on activists

1 Mar, 2005

Bahrain: the royals rule

Article from Le Monde diplomatique, March 2005 Far from democracy in the gulf Bahrain: the royals rule President George Bush has hailed Bahrain’s progress towards...

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1 Feb, 2005

Rights group's plea dismissed

Gulf Daily News - Vol XXVII NO. 318 - Tuesday 1 February 2005 AN appeal against the closure of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) was dismissed yesterday by the High...

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1 Feb, 2005

Rights group loses fight over closure

Gulf Daily News - Vol XXVIII NO. 87 - Wednesday 15 June 2005 By ABDULRAHMAN FAKHRI AN appeal against the forced closure of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) was...

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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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