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Torture in Bahrain

Redha Al-Ghasra
26 May, 2014

Bahrain: Update: Al-Ghasra and 8 Others At Serious Risk For Torture

--Update 26/05/2014-- Yesterday, 25 May 2014, Redha Al-Ghasra’s family was able to visit Redha in prison for the second time since his arrest on 23 April 2014. Redha's family...

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Nabeel Rajab
23 May, 2014

Bahrain: BCHR and GCHR Welcome Back Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcome back prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, the President of the BCHR and...

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Yasser Abdulla Khalil
23 May, 2014

Bahrain: Yasser Abdulla Khalil at Imminent Risk for Torture

The BCHR expresses grave concern over the expected transfer of Yasser Abdulla Khalil, from the clinic at the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior to the Criminal...

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19 May, 2014

Bahrain: Defendants Detained in ‘Daih Bombing’ Reveal Torture in Court

Ministry of Interior: Those implicated in the Daih bombing confessed their crime; The Detainees: We were tortured physically and sexually to force us to confess  ...

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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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