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Arrests

13 Aug, 2013

VOICES: Bahrain’s Lost Boys

Mahmood has not slept at home in eight months. His younger brother has not slept there in a year. But armed riot police continue to raid their family home monthly, breaking down...

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24 Mar, 2017

Bahrain Sentences Three to Death for 'Terrorism', Bomb Attacks

A Bahraini court sentenced three Shi'ite Muslim men to death on Thursday after they were convicted on charges of terrorism and involvement in 2014 bomb attacks that injured a...

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13 Mar, 2017

BCHR: Incommunicado Detention of 12 Detainees Increases Risk of Torture

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said it is deeply concerned about the recent alarming increase in the use of incommunicado detention by the Bahraini authorities. In...

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9 Mar, 2017

Bahrain: Activist’s Family Targeted

Bahraini authorities are apparently targeting the family members of a prominent Bahraini activist in retribution for his human rights work, Human Rights Watch said today. Since...

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8 Mar, 2017

Injured man and another 11 persons subjected to incommunicado detention, the new norm in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is deeply concerned about the recent alarming increase in the use of incommunicado detention by the Bahraini authorities. In the...

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6 Mar, 2017

Britain ignores Bahrain's human rights record to pursue business interests with dictatorship

Britain’s multi-million pound trade and aid strategy for programs in Bahrain needs exposed as the tiny gulf kingdom continues its chain of tyranny and torture against the Shia...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain: Activist Back in Detention: Nader Abdulemam

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam was arrested on 18 February and taken to Jaw prison to serve the remaining four and a half months of a prison sentence handed down to him for...

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23 Feb, 2017

20 arrested as Bahrain approves military trial of civilians

Bahraini police have arrested 20 people in a crackdown on Shiite villages, as legislators approved a constitutional amendment that could see civilians tried in military courts in...

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31 Jan, 2017

Bahrain: Arrest Powers Restored to Abusive Agency

Bahrain has restored arrest and investigatory powers to an intelligence agency that conducted “terrorizing” house raids and systematically tortured detainees in 2011, Human Rights...

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31 Jan, 2017

Clashes in Bahrain as anti-government Shia cleric trial begins

Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Bahrain on Monday before a hearing in the trial of a leading Shia cleric accused of illegal collection of funds and money...

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