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Freedom of expression

25 Jan, 2019

Nabeel Rajab among the 100 Global Thinkers

Nabeel Rajab is one of the most prominent Arab human rights defenders and has been a leading voice in the Arab Spring in Bahrain. He played a key role in Bahrain’s...

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31 Dec, 2018

Round table: The Restrictions Imposed on the Freedom of Opinion and Expression-Bahrain

“Bahrain Center for Human Rights” with the cooperation of “Bahrain Interfaith”, “Salam for Democracy and Human Rights”, and “Maharat...

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21 Nov, 2018

Report of Bahrain Center revealIng violations against journalists

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a new report entitled "Press in Bahrain: The Usurpation of the Word". The report was published in Arabic and English to...

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29 Aug, 2018

JOINT STATEMENT: 127 Rights groups call for immediate release of Nabeel Rajab after UN group calls his detention arbitrary and discriminatory

  Paris-Geneva-Manama, 29 August 2018– For the second time since 2013, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has issued an Opinion regarding...

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3 Jul, 2018


The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), in cooperation with Amnesty International, Media Association for Peace (MAP), Committee to protect Journalists, Maharat and the...

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22 Jun, 2018

Bahrain: Bahrain’s Judiciary convicts itself

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issued a statement welcoming  that the Secretary-General of Bahrain's Al-Wefaq sheikh Ali Salman was acquitted ...

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20 Jun, 2018

Political speech is not a crime: Urgent appeal to stop the trial of opposition society leader Sheikh Ali Salman

  We the undersigned call on Bahraini authorities to drop all charges and ensure the immediate and unconditional release of Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of...

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26 Mar, 2018

Bahrain: Tougher Internet dissent regulations would supress the only remaining forum for free speech

26 March 2018: The Bahraini Ministry of Interior said in an official statement yesterday that Bahrain is planning to introduce new significant restrictions to online...

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21 Dec, 2017

Bahrain: Human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja faces reprisals in detention after protesting poor prison conditions

One of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defenders, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, who is serving a life sentence for his human rights work, has protested unfair prison...

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10 Dec, 2017

On Human Rights Day, we'll be thinking of our colleague Nabeel Rajab in a Bahraini prison

Today, on Human Rights Day, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights would like to remind of many activists behind bars for breaking the silence of oppression. We think of all those...

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