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Torture in Bahrain

15 Mar, 2017

Human Rights Council should take action on Bahrain, the Philippines, and Turkey

Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned about the many serious human rights situations on which this Council has failed to take any meaningful action: The situation in Bahrain...

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13 Mar, 2017

BCHR: Incommunicado Detention of 12 Detainees Increases Risk of Torture

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said it is deeply concerned about the recent alarming increase in the use of incommunicado detention by the Bahraini authorities. In...

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27 Jan, 2017

Torturing Detainees in Jaw Prison Continues since Jan. 15 under Supervision of Mohammad Abdulhamid & Saud Abu Falah

Bahrain Mirror- Exclusive: Information from Jaw Central Prison revealed that there is significant deterioration in political prisoners' conditions, especially in building number...

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26 Jan, 2017

UK funds parliament of Bahrain as it halts reforms and backs executions

The British government is using a multi-million pound aid programme to fund Bahrain's parliament while the Gulf country bans opposition parties, reverses human rights reforms and...

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26 Jan, 2017

Urgent appeal to the Government of Bahrain to stop new executions – UN rights experts

GENEVA (25 January 2017) – Two United Nations human rights experts have appealed today to the Government of Bahrain to spare the lives of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Moosa, who...

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23 Jan, 2017

Prisoners Wait for Bahrain King to Decide if They Live or Die

It’s up to Bahrain’s king now, if and when prisoners Mohamed Ramadhan and Hussain Ali Moosa will be executed. All legal procedures have been exhausted, and the king has to...

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23 Jan, 2017

Bahrain: 2 Face Execution Despite Torture Allegations

Two Bahrainis appear to be at imminent risk of execution despite the authorities’ failure to properly investigate their allegations of torture, Human Rights Watch said...

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20 Jan, 2017

A triple execution in Bahrain has provoked national outrage - and international silence

In the middle of the night, on January 15 2017, three citizens of Bahrain were executed by firing squad. Abbas al-Samea, 27, Ali al-Singace, 21, and Sami Mushaima 42, had all...

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19 Jan, 2017

To the King of Bahrain: You Are a Murderer

Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): During the events of the 1990s and during one of the stages of the uprising in Bahrain, the Bahraini citizens shockingly witnessed military tanks,...

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19 Jan, 2017

U.S. Press Briefing on Executions: "We are concerned"

QUESTION: (...) Do you have any reaction to the execution of three prisoners that happened, I believe, either yesterday or the day before? MR KIRBY: Yeah, we – we’ve...

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