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Unfair Trials

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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2 Jun, 2016

NGOs condemn death penalties upheld based on coerced confessions, amid alarming rise of court sentences against political prisoners

We, the undersigned NGOs, strongly condemn the Bahraini government’s use of the death penalty, lengthy imprisonment sentences, and revocation of citizenship, amid ongoing credible...

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2 Jun, 2016

MEPs write to Ms Mogherini on the urgent cases of Mohamed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa in Bahrain

To the kind attention of: Ms Federica Mogherini HR/VP Brussels, 2 June 2016   Dear High Representative, The co-signatory Members of Parliament are seriously...

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