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Attacks on activists

30 Oct, 2017

Bahrain: Continued judicial harassment, arbitrary detention and ill-treatment of Nabeel Rajab

New information BHR 006 / 0812 / OBS 048.31 Arbitrary detention / Judicial harassment / Ill-treatment Bahrain October 27, 2017 The Observatory for the Protection of Human...

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30 Oct, 2017

Bahrain: Continued judicial harassment, arbitrary detention and ill-treatment of Nabeel Rajab

New information BHR 006 / 0812 / OBS 048.31 Arbitrary detention / Judicial harassment / Ill-treatment Bahrain October 27, 2017 The Observatory for the Protection of Human...

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19 Sep, 2017

Bahrain: Human Rights Defenders face terrorism charges and travel bans for their peaceful activism

“Bahrain should immediately release and drop all charges against Nabeel Rajab and four of his  Bahrain Center for Human Rights colleagues”, said BCHR today. The Bahraini...

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15 Jun, 2017

Arbitrary pre-trial detention of Nabeel Rajab set to continue past one year as trials postponed

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) remains deeply concerned about the ongoing pre-trial detention of its President, Nabeel Rajab, which contravenes international standards...

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13 Jun, 2017

Harassment of various human rights defenders, including excessive use of force, ill-treatment and torture in custody

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the...

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13 Jun, 2017

Bahrain: UN Member and Observer States should call on Bahraini authorities to free human rights defender Nabeel Rajab

We, the undersigned, express our deep concern over the continued detention of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, on the first anniversary of his arrest. We...

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8 Jun, 2017

Bahraini Court Issues Two New Death Sentences Amid Torture Allegations

8 June 2017 – Bahraini courts sentenced two victims of torture to death on Tuesday amid serious concerns that the judiciary failed to uphold basic fair trial and due process...

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8 Jun, 2017

Bahrain must end arbitrary suspension of independent newspaper

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is among fifteen campaigners who today raised alarm over the suspension of Bahrain's only independent newspaper, Al Wasat, which has...

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2 Jun, 2017

Zeid calls for investigation of protester deaths in Bahrain

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday called on the Government of Bahrain to promptly launch an independent, effective investigation into the...

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2 Jun, 2017

Bahrain follows Trump trip with dissent crackdown

Authorities in Bahrain have clamped down on dissent in the wake of US President Donald Trump's visit to the Gulf last month -- a move that experts say is no coincidence. "The...

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