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Unfair Trials

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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14 Dec, 2016

Bahraini human rights activist to face trial

Join a vigil at 10 Downing Street When: Wednesday 14 December 12:30pm Where: 10 Downing Street, London SW1A 2AA Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, an Index...

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13 Dec, 2016

Bahrain – Opposition leader’s sentence upheld on appeal (December 12, 2016)

France notes with concern the upholding of the nine-year prison sentence for al-Wefaq’s secretary-general, Sheikh Ali Salman, whose movement – the main opposition party – was...

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13 Dec, 2016

Bahrain court upholds 9-year prison term for opposition chief

A Bahraini court has upheld a nine-year prison term imposed on the country's most prominent opposition leader, Shi'ite cleric Sheikh Ali Salman, local media reported on Monday...

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12 Dec, 2016

Attacks on Civil Society Discussion Event ahead of Nabeel Rajab’s Trial on 15 December

Marking the United Nations’ International Human Rights Day on 10  December,  representatives of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Human Rights Watch Germany (...

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12 Dec, 2016

BAHRAIN: OPPOSITION LEADER CONDEMNED TO NINE YEARS IN PRISON FOLLOWING UNFAIR AND ARBITRARY VERDICT

A nine year prison sentence against the Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali SalmaAlin, was upheld today by a Bahraini Appeal Court, after a retrial, in another blow to freedom...

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5 Dec, 2016

Bahrain upholds death penalties over bomb attack on police

A Bahraini court on Sunday upheld three death sentences and seven life terms against a "terrorist" group convicted of killing police including an Emirati officer in a bomb attack...

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