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Torture in Bahrain

16 Jan, 2017

Bahrain City Hall Set Ablaze, Gunfire Heard After Executions

Bahrain says a city hall was set ablaze during a night of clashes between police and protesters following the execution of three men convicted of a deadly bombing targeting police...

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16 Jan, 2017

European Union: Statement by the spokesperson on the executions carried out in Bahrain

It was confirmed earlier today that the Kingdom of Bahrain carried out the execution of three people convicted for a bomb attack against the police which killed 3 policemen....

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16 Jan, 2017

Bahrain Executes 3 Over Police Bombing, Triggering Protests

Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly bomb attack on...

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16 Jan, 2017

Amnesty International: Bahrain, First executions in more than six years a shocking blow to Human Rights

In response to the execution today of three men accused of killing three police officers in Bahrain Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Campaigns in Beirut, Samah Hadid...

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10 Jan, 2017

Bahrain uses torture evidence to sentence three more to death

Bahrain’s highest court has today (9th January) upheld the death sentences of three men, despite allegations that they were tortured into making false confessions. Their...

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10 Jan, 2017

Bahrain court confirms death sentences for bombing that killed Emirati policeman

A Bahraini court on Monday upheld death sentences against three people convicted of killing three police including an Emirati officer in a bomb attack. Emirati First Lieutenant...

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7 Dec, 2016

Al-Wadaei: Confessions of Al-Daih Blast Suspects were Extracted through Torture, Death Sentences are Mockery of Justice

Bahrain Mirror: Middle East Eye website reported a judicial source saying that a "Bahraini court upheld three death sentences and seven life terms against a "terrorist"...

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30 Sep, 2016

Reprieve: UK trained hundreds of guards at Bahrain’s death row prison, new report finds

The FCO funded training for hundreds of prison guards at Bahrain’s death row jail, where an innocent man faces imminent execution after ‘confessing’ under torture, a new report by...

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30 Sep, 2016

UK trained hundreds of guards working at Bahrain’s death row jail: Report

Anti-death penalty charity report also highlights links with other repressive regimes, including EU-funded project in Egypt The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office funded...

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30 Sep, 2016

Invest NI company 'must suspend Bahrain work' - Reprieve

An international human rights group has called on a company owned by Invest NI to immediately suspend a contract to train security forces in Bahrain. Reprieve says police and...

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