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Unfair Trials

10 May, 2017

BAHRAIN: FIRST CIVILIAN CASE REFERRED TO MILITARY COURT

Bahrain’s authorities have referred a civilian to trial before a military court for the first time since 2011, after the King of Bahrain ratified a disastrous constitutional...

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25 Apr, 2017

Bahraini activist warns of new wave of violence amid repression

A leading Bahraini human rights campaigner has warned that civilians could lose hope for "peaceful reconciliation" if the government refuses to halt its crackdown on dissent, as...

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25 Apr, 2017

Appeal to release Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and concern over their deteriorating health

His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain Fax: +973 176 64 587 CC. His Excellency Lieutenant General Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa  Minister of...

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20 Apr, 2017

BCHR’s President and HRD Nabeel Rajab in Hospital

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is deeply concerned about the health and well-being of Nabeel Rajab. Rajab is at the time of writing in hospital following complications...

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4 Apr, 2017

Bahrain king backs law allowing military trials of civilians

Bahrain’s king has approved a law passed by parliament that allows for military courts to try civilians amid a major crackdown on all dissent in the island kingdom. The state-...

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4 Apr, 2017

Bahrain king approves military trials for civilians

Bahrain's King Hamad on Monday approved a constitutional amendment granting military courts the right to try civilians accused of terrorism, state news agency BNA said. The...

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4 Apr, 2017

Bahrain: Disastrous move towards patently unfair military trials of civilians

The King of Bahrain ratified a constitutional amendment today that paves the way for military trials of civilians, in yet another example of Bahrain’s efforts to dismantle access...

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27 Mar, 2017

Bahrain’s Image Hurt by Prison Reality

Jailed in 1849 for four years for discussing peaceful political reform by a tsarist elite fearful of change, Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevksy said “The degree of civilization in...

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24 Mar, 2017

Bahraini authorities sentence scholar and activist Khalil al-Halwachi to 10 years in prison

23 March 2017 – The Fifth High Criminal Court in Bahrain today sentenced scholar and activist Khalil al-Halwachi to 10 years in prison. The government arrested and charged al-...

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16 Mar, 2017

HRC 34: Swiss Intervention, General debate (item 4)

On 14 March at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland issued a statement on human rights issues in Bahrain, Vietnam, Colombia, Egypt and South Sudan....

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