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Unfair Trials

4 Oct, 2016

Bahrain top court rejects release of opposition chief

Bahrain's top court rejected Monday a request to release Shiite opposition chief cleric Ali Salman, who is serving a nine-year jail term on charges of inciting hatred and forceful...

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15 Sep, 2016

Human rights groups urge countries to call for Nabeel Rajab's release

Human rights groups have written to 50 states urging them to call on the Bahraini authorities to release Nabeel Rajab, who is facing up to 15 years’ in jail for comments he made...

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15 Sep, 2016

Protest in Diraz on Morning of Eid Al-Adha

Citizens of Diraz and the protestors in front of Sheikh Isa Qassim's house staged a crowded protest that wandered the streets of the village, demanding putting an end to Al...

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7 Sep, 2016

Punishing Dissent in Bahrain

Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights activist in Bahrain, has racked up a long rap sheet of trumped-up charges over the past decade for peacefully exercising his right to...

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7 Sep, 2016

U.S. urges Bahrain to free jailed rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab

The United States voiced concern on Tuesday about the detention of leading Bahraini democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab and called on the Manama government to release him...

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7 Sep, 2016

US urges Bahrain to free rights activist Nabeel Rajab

The US State Department has urged Bahrain to immediately release the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. A spokesman said the US was "very concerned" about Mr Rajab...

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6 Sep, 2016

Bahrain delays court date for human rights campaigner for third time

On Monday, 5 September a Bahraini court delayed the trial of Index award-winning human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab for a third time. The new trial date is now 6...

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13 Jun, 2016

Within Three Days, Bahrain Courts Revoke Citizenship of 33 People

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemns the government of Bahrain’s increasing use of citizenship revocation as a tool to punish political dissent, rendering...

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3 Jun, 2016

NGOs support MEPs letter to the EU on urgent cases of Mohamed Ramadan and Husain Moosa in Bahrain

The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights, together with Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, The Bahraini Centre for Human Rights, The Bahraini Institute...

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3 Jun, 2016

Amnesty International: Opposition leader in Bahrain jailed for nine years over peaceful speeches

  Amnesty International has published an article on the upheld conviction of opposition leader Sheikh ‘Ali Salman, whose sentence has been...

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