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Unfair Trials

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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21 Feb, 2017

Bahrain Lawmakers Approve Military Trials for Civilians

Lawmakers in Bahrain have backed changing the constitution in a way that would allow civilians to be tried by military courts amid a wide-ranging crackdown on dissent. The 40-...

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17 Feb, 2017

European Parliament - Human rights: Nicaragua, executions in Kuwait and Bahrain, and Guatemala

Executions in Kuwait and Bahrain The European Parliament strongly condemns the executions of seven people by the Kuwaiti authorities on 25 January 2017 and the executions of...

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13 Feb, 2017

Bahrain Constitutional Amendment Could Send Civilians to Military Courts

Military courts in Bahrain could soon be expanding their powers and may gain jurisdiction to prosecute civilians if a new constitutional amendment is passed. The Bahrain Center...

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26 Jan, 2017

UK funds parliament of Bahrain as it halts reforms and backs executions

The British government is using a multi-million pound aid programme to fund Bahrain's parliament while the Gulf country bans opposition parties, reverses human rights reforms and...

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26 Jan, 2017

Urgent appeal to the Government of Bahrain to stop new executions – UN rights experts

GENEVA (25 January 2017) – Two United Nations human rights experts have appealed today to the Government of Bahrain to spare the lives of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Moosa, who...

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23 Jan, 2017

Prisoners Wait for Bahrain King to Decide if They Live or Die

It’s up to Bahrain’s king now, if and when prisoners Mohamed Ramadhan and Hussain Ali Moosa will be executed. All legal procedures have been exhausted, and the king has to...

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