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Torture in Bahrain

19 Jan, 2017

UN Human Rights on executions: "We are appalled"

We are appalled at the execution by firing squad of three men in Bahrain on Sunday.  The men had been convicted of a bombing in Manama in 2014 that killed three police...

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16 Jan, 2017

Foreign Secretary comments following the execution of three men in Bahrain

Foreign Secretary comments following the execution of three men in Bahrain. The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "The UK is firmly opposed to the death penalty, and it...

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16 Jan, 2017

Bahrain executes three Shia men in first death sentences since 2010

Britain is facing calls to loosen its ties with Bahrain after three Shia Muslim men convicted of killing an Emirati police officer and two Bahraini police officers in a...

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16 Jan, 2017

Reprieve: Boris Johnson's Bahrain response 'woefully inadequate'

International human rights organization Reprieve has criticised the response of the UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, to Bahrain’s execution this morning of three men. The...

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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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