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Unfair Trials

6 Mar, 2017

Bahrain approves military trial for civilians

Bahrain's upper house of parliament on Sunday approved a constitutional amendment which grants military courts the right to try civilians, sparking concern for the fate of...

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6 Mar, 2017

Bahrain's Parliament Approves Military Trials for Civilians

Bahrain's Parliament approved a constitutional change on Sunday that will allow military courts to try civilians, the kingdom's latest move in a mounting crackdown on dissent....

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6 Mar, 2017

Bahrain advances military trials for suspected militants

Bahrain's top government advisory body passed a constitutional amendment allowing suspected militants to be tried in military courts on Sunday, state news agency BNA reported, in...

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6 Mar, 2017

Bahrain Files Lawsuit to Dissolve Secular Political Party

Bahrain's government filed a lawsuit Monday to dissolve a secular political party, the second-such organization it has targeted in the last year as part of an intense crackdown on...

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24 Feb, 2017

Bahrain’s Final Kiss Goodbye to Pretense of the Rule of Law

We’ve seen this before, and it doesn’t end well. Bahrain is about to amend its constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts. Hundreds of civilians were tried by...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain: Proposed Military Trials of Civilians

Bahrain’s Council of Representatives on February 21, 2017, approved an amendment to Bahrain’s Constitution that would enable military courts to try civilians, in violation of...

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23 Feb, 2017

20 arrested as Bahrain approves military trial of civilians

Bahraini police have arrested 20 people in a crackdown on Shiite villages, as legislators approved a constitutional amendment that could see civilians tried in military courts in...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain parliament backs military trials for civilians

Civilians in Bahrain may soon be tried in military courts, in a move condemned by rights groups as bringing in "undeclared martial law". The lower house of parliament on...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain lawmakers approve military trial for civilians

Bahraini lawmakers voted to change the constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts on Tuesday, further empowering its security forces amid a crackdown on...

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21 Feb, 2017

Bahrain Lawmakers Approve Military Trials for Civilians

Bahraini lawmakers voted Tuesday to change the constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts, further empowering its security forces amid a crackdown on dissent...

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