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Attacks on activists

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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30 May, 2017

Urgent Appeal: Rights activists and bloggers are tortured and forced to suspend and resign from their activities

The year 2017 began with many political repercussions in Bahrain and far from any reform progress at all levels, including the political, human rights, economic, civil and social...

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29 May, 2017

Trump’s foreign trip will have dangerous consequences. They’ve already begun.

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S distorted foreign policy was exemplified this week in the contrast between his meeting with Arab autocrats, on whom he lavished goodwill, and U.S. NATO allies,...

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29 May, 2017

Situation in Bahrain

"The recent clashes between security forces and civilians in Duraz village in northwest Bahrain, resulting in the reported death of at least five Bahraini citizens and the arrest...

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