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Torture in Bahrain

14 May, 2014

Bahrain: NGOs call for international accountability

Bahraini NGOs welcome steps to lift the immunity of officials accused of torture and call for further restrictions until justice is achieved. Actions taken to lift the immunity...

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Public Prosecution Bahrain High Criminal Court
12 May, 2014

Bahrain: Judiciary Issues Harsh Sentences in Various Cases Neglecting Claims of Torture and Ill-Treatment

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern in regards to the harsh sentences passed on activists and civilians in several cases between the 20th and 29th of April...

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Mahmood Al-Ghasra
5 May, 2014

Bahrain: Mahmood Al-Ghasra Arrested, Harassment of Family Continues

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern in regards to the health and well-being of Mahmood Al-Ghasra, who was arrested by the Bahraini authorities without a...

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2 May, 2014

BYSHR | Bahrain: Sentencing Two Activists with 5 Years in Prison and Neglecting the Torture and Abuse

  The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for sentencing two activists today – 28 April 2014 – with 5 years in prison with the charges of ‘...

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26 Apr, 2014

Dispatches: Bahrain Shooting the Messenger on Torture

  Bahrain has a well-deserved reputation for torture, but now the authorities are threatening action against people who discuss it. Bahrain’s official news agency...

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14 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Prisoner Denied Adequate Medical Attention, Reportedly Tortured To Extract Confessions

The BCHR is concerned for the health and well being of Mohammed Abdullah Ali Al-Tajer, 25 years-old, who was arrested on 06 August 2013 during an evening house raid. He is...

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9 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

International and Local Civil Society Groups Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on the Third Anniversary of His...

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4 Apr, 2014

RSF - Bahrain: News photographer gets 10 years in jail

Published on Wednesday 26 March 2014.   Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the 10-year jail sentence that a Bahraini court passed today on Ahmed Humaidan, a well-...

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24 Mar, 2014

Bahrain: After Bomb Blast, Detainees Reportedly Tortured

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is seriously concerned over the recent arrest of four individuals in connection with an alleged bomb blast in Diah, Bahrain. A clear pattern...

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21 Mar, 2014

Bahrain: Torture Continues In Bahrain, Sadiq Al-Shabani Reportedly Another Victim

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for the Bahraini authories' persistence in reportedly adopting mental and physical torture as the means to...

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