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Unfair Trials

13 Apr, 2016

39 NGOs call for the unconditional release of Zainab al-Khawaja

12 April 2016 HM Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa King of Bahrain Riffa Palace Manama, Bahrain   Dear King Hamad, We, the undersigned Bahraini and international...

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10 Apr, 2016

Bahrain 2015: Human Rights Violations From Practice To Policy

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) publishes today its Annual Report on Human Rights Violations in Bahrain. The report is a summary of the human rights violations BCHR...

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5 Feb, 2016

Photographer Ahmed al-Fardan Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Assembly

On 3 February 2016, a Bahraini court upheld photographer Ahmed al-Fardan’s three-month prison sentence on charges of “attempting” to protest. We condemn the Bahraini authorities'...

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5 Nov, 2015

Letter from Reema Shallan, Wife of Sheikh Ali Salman

  The Figure of Dialogue and Tolerance Behind Bars, The Higher Criminal Court in Bahrain convicted Sheikh Ali Salman and sentenced him to four years imprisonment in...

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10 Oct, 2015

Bahrain NGOs call for Abolition on World Day Against the Death Penalty

10 October 2015 – On the occasion of the 13th World Day Against the Death Penalty, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Bahrain Center for Human Rights (...

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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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1 Jul, 2015

Based on Coerced Confessions, Bahrain Revokes Citizenship of 56 People, Including 9 Minors

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) has documented the practice of revoking nationality as a tool to punish political opponents and their families, creating the need to...

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16 Jun, 2015

NGOs Condemn 4 Year Prison Sentence Against Bahrain Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

16 June 2015 – The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), Americans for Democracy for Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR)...

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27 Feb, 2015

NGOs Condemn Use of Death Penalty amid Allegations of Severe Torture

On 26 February 2015, amid allegations that severe torture was used to extract coerced confessions, Bahrain’s High Criminal Court sentenced three Bahrainis to death after...

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29 Jan, 2015

Amnesty International Urgent Call: Drop Charges Against Leading Opposition Figure

  A leading opposition figure in Bahrain was denied bail in a first court hearing attended by an Amnesty International delegation. He will remain in custody...

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