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Torture in Bahrain

13 Jul, 2015

Bahrain: Torture and Unfair trials for opposition affiliates sends the 7th man to death row

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the Bahraini authorities’ use of capital punishment in politically motivated cases amid concerns that charges are based on...

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29 Jun, 2015

Bahrain: Court ignores complaints of torture and continues to try Mr Khalil al-Helwaji

Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern at the behaviour of the Bahraini authorities, which continue to ignore accusations of torture levelled by activists...

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29 Jun, 2015

Hassan Jaber Al Qattan Subjected to Torture in Jau Prison

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses deep concern over the ongoing practice of torture in Bahrain, particularly in the prison system.     ...

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26 Jun, 2015

Report - Imprisonment, torture and statelessness: The darkening reality of human rights defenders in Bahrain

Human rights defenders in Bahrain are operating in a shrinking space, says the Observatory in a report published today. The report documents the judicial harassment of 11 human...

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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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