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Torture in Bahrain

26 Jun, 2015

Inside Jau: Report Finds Rampant Torture and Abuse Inside Bahrain’s Political Prison

26 June 2015 – Bahrain’s prison authorities continue to humiliate, torture and mistreat inmates at Jau Prison, according to a new report released today by Americans for Democracy...

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25 Jun, 2015

Bahrain: Halt systematic torture and allow UN SR on Torture to visit

On the occasion of June 26, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) reiterates its calls to put an end to the policy of...

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13 Apr, 2015

BCHR, ADHRB, BIRD Submit Report on Bahrain Torture to UN-CAT

13 April 2015, London – The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights have prepared...

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19 Mar, 2015

Amnesty International: URGENT ACTION

TORTURED TO ‘CONFESS’, ACTIVIST NOW STANDS TRIAL Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad stood trial on 17 March on the basis of confessions extracted from him under...

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24 Feb, 2015

Bahrain : Reports of Torture Haunt Bahrain's CID

Last week President Obama got it right about terrorism and its causes. Speaking at a Washington summit on countering violent extremism, he said "we have to address the...

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9 Feb, 2015

Shadow Report ahead of Committee against Torture’s considerations of a List of Issues Prior to Reporting for Bahrain in its 54th session

Today, 9 February 2015, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) together with Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights...

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8 Jan, 2015

Bahrain: Family Of Enforced Disappearance Victim Mohsen Al-Majid Reports Torture In Detention

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern over reports of the security forces’ continued practice of torture and degrading treatment as a primary means of...

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30 Dec, 2014

NGOs Condemn Death Penalty Sentence of Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa

30 December 2014 - On 29 December, a Bahraini court sentenced Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa to death for their supposed involvement in a bomb explosion in al-Dair on 14...

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23 Dec, 2014

Bahrain: NGOs Condemn Refoulement of Ali Haroun

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory (BHRO), the Bahrain Human Rights...

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13 Nov, 2014

Inmate Reportedly Beaten to Death at Bahrain’s Central Prison

On 6 November 2014, 36 year-old Hasan Majeed al-Shaikh was found dead at Bahrain’s Jaw prison. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center...

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