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Unfair Trials

23 Jan, 2017

Bahrain: 2 Face Execution Despite Torture Allegations

Two Bahrainis appear to be at imminent risk of execution despite the authorities’ failure to properly investigate their allegations of torture, Human Rights Watch said...

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19 Jan, 2017

Bahrain: Human rights on the brink of crisis

Bahraini authorities must immediately commute the death sentences of two men at imminent risk of execution, Amnesty International said today, and warned that the harsh...

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18 Jan, 2017

Abbas Al-Samie from Arrest until Execution: We’ll Leave Prison with Our Heads Held High

Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Al-Samie's family has always been subjected to endless accusations that did not end with the Daih bomb blast charges, and now has welcomed another...

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18 Jan, 2017

U.S., UN Criticize Bahrain’s Execution Of Shi’ite Men For 2014 Attack

The United States and the UN have criticized Bahrain over the executions of three Shi’ite Muslim men who had been convicted of a deadly bomb attack on police. The UN Human...

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Left to Right: Ali Al-Singace, Sami Mushaima, Abbas Al-Samea
15 Jan, 2017

Bahrain Executes three Stateless Torture Victims Following King Hamad’s Authorisation

15 January 2017 – Bahrain today executed three torture victims following authorisation by King Hamad. Sami Mushaima (42), Ali Al-Singace (21) and Abbas Al-Samea (27) were executed...

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15 Jan, 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings Condemns the Death Penalty

(Twitter) Dr Agnes Callamard "#Bahrain executed Abbas al-Samea, Ali al-Singace, Sami Mushaima. Torture, unfair trial + flimsy evidence: these are extrajudicial killings"...

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14 Jan, 2017

Bahrain : Concerns of Imminent Execution of 3 Detainees After Being Tortured and Accused of Killing an Emirati Officer

Bahrain Human Rights Center voiced deep concerns about the increasing risk of imminent execution of three detainees. Unofficial news have spread via some pro-government social...

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Left to right: Sami Mushaima, Ali Alsingace, Abbas Alsameea
9 Jan, 2017

Bahrain: Court of Cassation upholds death sentence against 3 torture victims

9 January 2017 – The Court of Cassation in Bahrain today upheld the death sentence against three defendants, life imprisonment against seven other defendants, and revocation of...

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Photo: Left to right: Sami Mushaima, Ali Al-Singace, Abbas Al-Samea
23 Dec, 2016

Bahrain: Court of Appeal Ignores Torture Allegations, Upholds Three Death Sentences

On 4 December 2016, the sixth higher court of appeal in Bahrain, headed by judge Ebrahim Al-Zayed, upheld death sentences against three individuals, Sami Mushaima, Abbas Al-Samea...

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14 Dec, 2016

Court Upholds 9-Year Prison Sentence for Sheikh Ali Salman

In Bahrain, an appeals court has upheld a nine-year prison sentence against Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman. Read the full article here. 

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