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Torture in Bahrain

Nasser and Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa (King’s sons)
9 Sep, 2013

Bahrain: On the Establishment of an Arab Court for Human Rights in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights welcomes the idea of establishing an Arab court to prosecute human right violators; however, the BCHR received the news of the Arab League...

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9 Sep, 2013

Bahrain rights groups back Ceartas call not to re-elect Bahrain’s Attorney General

Leading Bahrain human rights organisations have supported a call by Ceartas – Irish Lawyers for Human Rights urging the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to expel Dr...

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9 Sep, 2013

Bahrain: Several Arrests without Warrants, Fear of Torture, After Dawn House Raids in Nuwaidrat Village

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its grave concern in regards to the authorities’ continued use of arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and torture as...

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9 Sep, 2013

Top 6 Reasons for Bahrain to Host Arab Court of Human Rights

Following an Arab League meeting in Cairo on September 1, it was announced that Bahrain would be host of the Arab Court of Human Rights when the court gets established. There is...

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Left: Nafeesa AlAsfoor, Right: Rayhana al-Mosawi
30 Aug, 2013

Amnesty Int'l: Grand prix protestors tortured in Bahrain

Nafeesa al-‘Asfoor, a mother-of-two, was arrested along with Rayhana al-Mousawi on 20 April as they were peacefully protesting near the Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Manama....

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Left: Mahmood AlMansi , Right: Mohammed AlMansi
24 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Mahmood and Mohammed AlMansi: Two Brothers Tortured for Confessions

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned in regards to the authorities in Bahrain fostering the culture of impunity and continuing the practice of...

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18 Aug, 2013

URGENT APPEAL: Nafeesa Al-Asfoor – Political Prisoner’s Health at Risk, Denied Adequate Medical

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) calls for the urgent intervention in the case of Nafeesa Al-Asfoor who has suspicious breast lumps and suffers from other diseases as...

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14 Aug, 2013

BBC: Bahraini detainee case highlights price of protest

By Bill LawGulf analyst, BBC News     This is the story of a young man called Mohammed Mirza. The Bahrain police say he is a dangerous criminal. His family...

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14 Aug, 2013

Reuters Special Report: In Bahrain, a U.S. prisoner's dilemma

By Yara Bayoumy DUBAI | Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:03am EDT (Reuters) - Amina al-Maidan was asleep in her family's apartment in the Gulf state of Bahrain last October...

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Left to right: Hussain Hubail, Mohamed Hasan, AbdulAziz Mosa
9 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Arrest of Lawyer after Tweeting about Torture of Detained Blogger

Confirmed information on the torture of social media activists in detention The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern in regards to the recent news of the...

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