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Unfair Trials

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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13 Apr, 2016

39 NGOs call for the unconditional release of Zainab al-Khawaja

12 April 2016 HM Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa King of Bahrain Riffa Palace Manama, Bahrain   Dear King Hamad, We, the undersigned Bahraini and international...

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10 Apr, 2016

Bahrain 2015: Human Rights Violations From Practice To Policy

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) publishes today its Annual Report on Human Rights Violations in Bahrain. The report is a summary of the human rights violations BCHR...

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5 Feb, 2016

Photographer Ahmed al-Fardan Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Assembly

On 3 February 2016, a Bahraini court upheld photographer Ahmed al-Fardan’s three-month prison sentence on charges of “attempting” to protest. We condemn the Bahraini authorities'...

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5 Nov, 2015

Letter from Reema Shallan, Wife of Sheikh Ali Salman

  The Figure of Dialogue and Tolerance Behind Bars, The Higher Criminal Court in Bahrain convicted Sheikh Ali Salman and sentenced him to four years imprisonment in...

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