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Unfair Trials

7 Oct, 2013

CPJ: Who Shot Ahmed?

On the night he was shot, Ahmed Ismail Hassan al Samadi was working. Protestors had gathered along a highway near his home in a small Bahraini village. With his handheld...

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4 Oct, 2013

Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: 50 Shi’a activists sentenced amid torture allegations

Allegations the Bahraini authorities used electric shocks and other torture methods to extract confessions from members of a group of 50 Shi’a activists are just one factor...

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28 Sep, 2013

Amnesty Int'l: US national gets 10 years after unfair trial

UA: 264/13 Index: MDE 11/044/2013 Bahrain Date: 25 September 2013 URGENT ACTION us national gets 10 years after unfair trial Taqi ‘Abdallah al-Maydan, a 25 year-old...

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Nasser and Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa (King’s sons)
9 Sep, 2013

Bahrain: On the Establishment of an Arab Court for Human Rights in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights welcomes the idea of establishing an Arab court to prosecute human right violators; however, the BCHR received the news of the Arab League...

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Pic: Naji Fateel with Margaret Sekaggya
9 Sep, 2013

HRD Naji Fateel will be sentenced on 29 September

September 5: Fourth Criminal Court decided to postpone the hearing in the case of the “coalition of the February 14″ to 29 September, 2013 for sentencing. All the defendants...

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9 Sep, 2013

Bahrain: Sham Court Sets a Date for Verdict While Ignoring the Boycott of Lawyers and Defendants

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) was informed that the defendants in the case of the February 14th Coalition have announced their boycott of the court session on the 5th...

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Left: Mahmood AlMansi , Right: Mohammed AlMansi
24 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Mahmood and Mohammed AlMansi: Two Brothers Tortured for Confessions

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is gravely concerned in regards to the authorities in Bahrain fostering the culture of impunity and continuing the practice of...

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23 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Biased Court Hears Torturer's Testimony Against His Victims

  Lawyers Withdraw From the Court in Protest Against Biased Judges   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the continued use of the...

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9 Aug, 2013

Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Child sent to prison after demonstration

UA: 204/13 Index: MDE 11/027/2013 Bahrain Date: 02 August 2013 A 15-year-old boy, Hussain al-Hawaj, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by a Bahraini court on 9 June...

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27 Jul, 2013

Front Line Defenders: Bahrain: Trial of human rights defender Mr Naji Fateel falls short of international standards

Observers representing Front Line Defenders at the trial of Bahraini human rights defender and blogger Mr Naji Fateel, on 25 July 2013, have condemned the trial for its failure to...

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