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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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15 Nov, 2013

Updates: Bahrain: Authorities Promoting Sectarian Tensions by Targeting Shia Muslims During Ashoura

  The Bahrain Center for Human Rights and the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights express grave concern in regards to the targeted attacks on Shia Muslims in Bahrain...

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Photo from AP
13 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Security Forces Place Cement Blocks and Barbed Wire around Villages Ahead of "Tamarrod"

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned in regards to the ongoing and escalating government crackdown following the announcement of Bahrain Rebellion "...

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12 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Sectarian Discourse is Still Ongoing in the Official Media

  Impunity for Pro-Regime Figures Calling for Violence   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern in regards to the ongoing campaign...

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1 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Light-Speed Amendments Made to Implement Anti-Freedoms Recommendations

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is gravely concerned in regards to the Bahraini authorities’ actions to legalize human rights violations and crackdown on activists and...

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Abou Thir Al Ghiffari mosque, after renewal and before demolition
6 Jul, 2013

Bahrain: In Complete Disregard to Religious Freedom, Authorities Decide to Turn Site of demolished Historical Mosque into a Park

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its grave concern regarding the authorities continued and escalated campaign of discrimination against Shiaa Muslims, and attacks on...

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Majed Al Noaimi, Minister of Education
1 Jul, 2013

Bahrain: Continued Attacks on the Right to Education: Discrimination in Scholarship Distribution

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern regarding the continued violation of the right to education. Following the mass pro-democracy protests of February 14 2011,...

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22 May, 2013

US Department of State: International Religious Freedom Report for 2012 - Bahrain

The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – the International Religious Freedom Report – describes the status of religious freedom in every country. The...

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9 Dec, 2012

Mosques Under Construction Re-Demolished by Authorities in Bahrain

09 Dec 2012 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern over the continued attacks on religious freedom represented in the re-demolishing of Shia mosques, which...

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