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Unfair Trials

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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16 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Political Leader Hasan Mushaima Denied Adequate Medical Care

--Update: 21 April 2014-- After the issuance of the statement below, the family of Mushaima notified the BCHR that they received test results regarding his health, and that he...

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15 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: 10 Years In Prison For Photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan After Unfair Trial

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern for the Bahraini authorities’ continued practice of arbitrary arrests and excessive use of force against journalists...

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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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12 Apr, 2014

Reporters without borders – Bahrain: Blogger gets jail time for misusing information technology

    Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the 30-month jail sentence that a Bahraini court passed on the blogger Ali Maaraj on 8 April on charges of "insulting...

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11 Apr, 2014

Amnesty Int'l - Urgent Action Update – Bahrain: Student protestor's trial resumes

  The trial of student Ahmad Mshaima’ has resumed in Bahrain although his torture allegation is not known to have been investigated. He told the judge on 10 April that he...

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9 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

International and Local Civil Society Groups Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on the Third Anniversary of His...

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7 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Shooting Victim Sentenced to 15 Years; Attacker Enjoys Impunity

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the continued culture of impunity and lack of justice in Bahrain in the prosecution and sentencing of a shooting...

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4 Apr, 2014

RSF - Bahrain: News photographer gets 10 years in jail

Published on Wednesday 26 March 2014.   Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the 10-year jail sentence that a Bahraini court passed today on Ahmed Humaidan, a well-...

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24 Mar, 2014

Bahrain: After Bomb Blast, Detainees Reportedly Tortured

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is seriously concerned over the recent arrest of four individuals in connection with an alleged bomb blast in Diah, Bahrain. A clear pattern...

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