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Torture in Bahrain

Left: Mubarak Bin Huwail, Right: Noora Al Khalifa
2 Jul, 2013

Bahrain: Acquittal of Officers Accused with Torture of Medics

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern in regards to the acquittal of two police officers who were accused with the torture of Bahraini medics. On 1 July...

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26 Jun, 2013

Bahrain: An Oasis for Torture

  On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern about the ongoing systematic torture in...

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Jaffar holding photo of his imprisoned father
23 Jun, 2013

Bahrain: Twitter User Kidnapped by Secret Police 12 Hours After Posting Tweets on Torture

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the continued suppression to the freedom of speech over the internet, represented in the kidnapping and...

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13 Jun, 2013

Bahrain: As Culture of Impunity Continues, Police Officer Leaks Video Interrogating a Youth

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

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25 May, 2013

Joint appeal to U.N. protests torture of detained rights defenders in Bahrain

The following is a joint appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs calling for an investigation into torture in Bahraini prisons. The appeal, signed by over 50 NGOs worldwide, was...

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15 May, 2013

HRW: Bahrain: Detained Activists Allege Torture

Reports Surface After UN Expert Denied Access (Beirut)– Bahraini authorities should immediately investigate allegations that officials are torturing activists in...

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25 Apr, 2013

Bravo: Resurgence of Sexual Violence as a Torture Technique in Bahrain

April 2013 Sexual violence in its many forms has re-emerged as a torture technique in Bahrain. The Bahrain Independent Commission Inquiry report contains a disturbing...

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23 Apr, 2013

New REDRESS and IRCT report on Bahrain: fundamental reforms needed to combat torture

18-04-2013 The Government of Bahrain must take further measures to prevent torture and ill-treatment, to investigate and prosecute past offences and to ensure that all...

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31 Mar, 2013

Bahrain: Abductions Continue as a Result of Impunity

Security Forces Abduct, Severely Beat and Verbally Assault 5 Citizens, Including 3 Minors Photo: Marks from beatings on one of the abducted victims.  ...

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13 Mar, 2013

After a year-long show trial: no one is found guilty for killing blogger under torture in police custody

Photo: Torture marks on body of blogger Zakariya Al-Asheeri 13 Mar 2013 Bahrain Center for Human Rights express its grave concern over the prevailing culture of impunity...

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