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Torture in Bahrain

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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12 Mar, 2014

BCHR Report Launch: Terrorism Law in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights publishes today a report on the "Protecting Society From Terrorism Acts" of 2006, which was modified in August 2013 to further restrict...

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4 Mar, 2014

Joint Statement: NGOs Express Concern Over Escalation Of Violence In Bahrain And Reiterate The Legitimate Demands Of Peaceful Protestors

The undersigned NGO’s express in the strongest terms their concern in regards to the escalation of violence in Bahrain and the use of foreign security forces to police peaceful...

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1 Mar, 2014

Bahrain: Death of Detainee Jaffar AlDurazi after Reports of Torture and Medical Negligence during Detention

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights calls for an independent and urgent investigation into the death of 23 year old Jaffar AlDurazi during detention. The BCHR received information...

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From left: Mohammed Al-Oraibi and Mohammed Al-Sheikh
28 Feb, 2014

Bahrain: Reports of Physical Torture and Sexual Assault of Detainees at the Criminal Investigations Department Continue

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses it deep concern for the continuous practice of torture in Bahrain as a means of extracting confessions, especially in the Criminal...

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22 Feb, 2014

Bahrain: Ahmed AlArab: Severely Tortured for Confessions, Denied Medical Attention

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern about the wellbeing of the detainee Ahmed Mohammed Saleh AlArab (22 years old ), who has been reportedly subjected...

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10 Feb, 2014

Actor Sadiq AlShaabani: Arrested in Oman, Handed to Bahrain Authorities, Subjected to Enforced Disappearance

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern about the well-being of Bahraini actor Sadiq Jaffar Mansoor AlShaabani, 31 years old, who was arrested by intelligence...

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8 Feb, 2014

Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Man held incommunicado at risk of torture: Ahmed Mohammad Saleh al-Arab

UA: 21/14 Index: MDE 11/008/2014 Bahrain Date: 4 February 2014 URGENT ACTION Ahmed Mohammad Saleh al-Arab continues to be denied family visits after 27 days of...

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3 Feb, 2014

Bahrain: Abducted, Beaten and Threatened

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern about the continuation of grave violations including abduction of civilians, severe beatings and leaving them in a stranded...

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22 Jan, 2014

Amnesty Int'l: Doubts about torture investigation in the case of photojournalist Ahmad Fardan

URGENT ACTION Bahraini photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was released on bail on 9 January pending investigation on a new charge of “involvement in a Molotov cocktail attack on...

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