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Torture in Bahrain

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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31 Aug, 2014

Bahraini photographer Ammar Abdul Rasool, subjected to torture over a photograph he shot

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights expresses its deep concern over the continuing policy of systematic torture in Bahrain, and particularly the treatment that media professionals...

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27 Aug, 2014

Bahrain: Rehabilitate Torture Victims

(Beirut) – Bahrain should provide victims of torture with physical and psychological rehabilitation, Human Rights Watch and other human rights groups said today, based on a...

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Hussain Jaffer Hubail
30 Jul, 2014

Bahrain: Photographer Hussian Hubail Denied Medical Care for Heart Condition

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is extremely concerned for the safety and health of imprisoned photographer, Hussain Hubail, whose health is deteriorating threatening his life...

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29 Jun, 2014

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture gives a speech about torture in Bahrain

Video statement on Bahrain given by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez on the International day of torture victims: https://media.wcl.american.edu/Mediasite/Play/...

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11 Jun, 2014

Locked Inside A Nightmare: A Joint BCHR and BYSHR Report On Prisons

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights and the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights publish today a report detailing prison conditions in Bahrain. This report brings the voices of...

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