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Unfair Trials

16 Mar, 2017

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

Human Rights Council – 34th session, Item 4 – General Debate Statement of the Czech Republic Thank you, Mr. President. The Czech Republic aligns itself with the EU...

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15 Mar, 2017

A Year in Review: Spiraling Repression in Bahrain

Written statement submitted by the Alsalam Foundation, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status Alsalam Foundation, together with Americans for Democracy...

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15 Mar, 2017

Bahrain: on the brink of human rights crisis

Written statement submitted by Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status Resumption of executions Amnesty International is...

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15 Mar, 2017

HRC34: Denmark directs Human Rights Council’s attention to human rights situation in Syria, Bahrain, OPT/Israel, Egypt, Iran, South Sudan, Myanmar, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Eastern Ukraine & illegally annexed Crimea

UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 34th Session Item 4: General Debate Statement by Denmark Thank you, Mr. President Denmark fully aligns itself with the EU statement. We...

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15 Mar, 2017

Bahrain's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric trial postponed till May

A Bahraini court on Tuesday delayed a ruling in the trial of the spiritual leader of the country's Shi'ite Muslim majority on charges of collecting funds illegally and money...

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15 Mar, 2017

Human Rights Council should take action on Bahrain, the Philippines, and Turkey

Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned about the many serious human rights situations on which this Council has failed to take any meaningful action: The situation in Bahrain...

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14 Mar, 2017

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab trial postponed until 16 April

The trial of jailed Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab on charges of spreading “rumours and false news” was deferred for a second time on 7 March until 16 April. The...

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13 Mar, 2017

Bahraini doctor freed after jail sentence on charges linked to 2011 uprising

A prominent Bahraini doctor jailed for five years in connection with the 2011 Arab Spring uprising for democracy was released from prison on Friday, a lawyer and witness said....

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13 Mar, 2017

Why The Gulf States And Jordan Are Carrying Out Mass Executions

It’s been a busy year for executioners—at least in the Middle East. On January 15, the kingdom of Bahrain shot and killed three men in its first executions since 2010. Ten days...

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13 Mar, 2017

BCHR: Incommunicado Detention of 12 Detainees Increases Risk of Torture

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said it is deeply concerned about the recent alarming increase in the use of incommunicado detention by the Bahraini authorities. In...

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