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Discrimination

11 Mar, 2015

New Report on Shia Discrimination in Bahrain: Apart in Their Own Land

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) publish today a...

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5 Feb, 2015

Bahrain: Stop arbitrarily rendering citizens stateless

04 February 2015 Amnesty International is seriously concerned about the Bahraini authorities’ increasing resort to revocation of nationality as a means to punish critical...

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28 Jul, 2014

Bahrain: Escalation in Hate Speech and Incitement to Violence by the Former Intelligence Colonel Adel Flaifel Under the Policy of Impunity

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern for the continuing policy of impunity pursued by the authorities towards the violations committed by its loyalists, in...

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23 Jun, 2014

Bahrain: Escalating Repression of the Limited Public Authority

“People are equal in human dignity, and citizens are equal before the law in public rights and duties. There shall be no discrimination among them on the basis of sex, origin...

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2 Jun, 2014

Bahrain: The Authorities Continue to Oppress the Shia Sect

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the continued policies of the Authority in Bahrain in oppressing the Shiite religious sect in different ways. After demolishing 35...

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5 May, 2014

Bahrain: Detainee At Risk Of Deportation Due To The Discriminatory Citizenship Law

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern over the possibility of expulsion/deportation of a Bahraini-born young man who has just completed a prison sentence. On 29...

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2 May, 2014

USCIRF 2014 Annual Report on Religious Freedom: Bahrain

  In January 2014, a USCIRF delegation traveled to Manama as a follow-up to a 2012 visit to assess conditions for freedom of religion or belief, including the government’s...

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10 Feb, 2014

BCHR Releases Report On Family Law in Bahrain

  Link to the full report.   Bahrain is a signatory of the 1979 U.N. Convention of the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, more...

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10 Feb, 2014

BCHR Releases Report on Discrimination Against Women in Bahraini Society and Legislation

  Link to the full report.   Since the King of Bahrain assumed the throne after his father, he issued most of the laws currently in use through royal decree, as...

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Demolishing Barbaghi mosque in April 2011
2 Jan, 2014

Bahrain: The Authority Imposes Restrictions on Religious Freedoms and Continues to Wipe Out the Cultural and Historical Heritage

Barbaghi Mosque, Destroyed by the Authority in April 2011 and Intends to Change its Historical Location, and is Still Preventing Prayer on its Site   “A State that...

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