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Torture in Bahrain

17 May, 2017

Britain’s cash and Bahrain’s firing squads – 5 things we’ve learned

In January 2017, Bahrain carried out the politically-motivated executions of three men – Abbas al-Samea, Sami Mushaima and Ali al-Singace. All were sentenced to death on the basis...

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15 May, 2017

First civilian to be tried in military courts in Bahrain since 2011

In April 2017 the King of Bahrain ratified a constitutional amendment that allows civilians to be tried in military courts. On 9 May 2017 Bahraini authorities referred a civilian...

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15 May, 2017

U.N. urges Bahrain to end torture, solitary confinement

The United Nations Committee against Torture on Friday called on Bahrain to release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab from more than nine months of solitary confinement and...

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15 May, 2017

UN condemns Bahrain torture, as UK hosts royals – Reprieve comment

The UN Committee Against Torture has urged Bahrain to end the use of torture, and to retry protesters who are facing the death penalty. The UN’s report – released today – comes...

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12 May, 2017

UN torture Committee “concerned at the climate of impunity which prevails in Bahrain”

May 12, 2017: The United Nations Committee against Torture today issued a strong critique of the Bahrain record on torture. Read the full document of the concluding...

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27 Apr, 2017

Review by UN Torture Committee Puts Bahrain Abuses Under Spotlight right before its UPR review

The UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) concluded its review of Bahrain on 24 April. UN panel says allegations of torture submitted by NGOs are credible and that torture remains...

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10 Apr, 2017

Suppressing Dissent and Sustaining Impunity - Torture in Bahrain 2015-2016

In light of Bahrain’s upcoming review by the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) has produced a shadow report demonstrating Bahrain’s...

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5 Apr, 2017

Open Letter to UN Committee against Torture

BAHRAIN : time to address systematic torture              OPEN LETTER to the CAT     Bahrain...

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4 Apr, 2017

Urgent Action Victory! Activist Dr. Ali Esa Mansoor Al-Ekri Released (Bahrain: UA 296.11)

On 10 March, Dr Ali Esa Mansoor al-Ekri (Dr Ali al-Ekri), a Bahraini consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon was released from Jaw Prison, south of the capitol Manama. He had...

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28 Mar, 2017

Danish Minister Answers Questions About al-Khawaja

In a consultation with the Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday 24. March members of the committee asked Anders Samuelsen, Minister for Foreign Affairs in Denmark questions about...

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