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Torture in Bahrain

24 Mar, 2017

How a spate of killings in Bahrain has raised suspicions of state brutality

In modern Bahrain, the truth behind violent deaths is hard to establish. And the fact that they are largely ignored by the international media means you may well be reading about...

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20 Mar, 2017

Bahrain mourners clash with police after Shia inmate's funeral

Shia protesters and police clashed in Bahrain on Friday following the funeral of a prisoner who died while serving a 15-year sentence for taking part in anti-regime demonstrations...

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16 Mar, 2017

HRC 34: Swiss Intervention, General debate (item 4)

On 14 March at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland issued a statement on human rights issues in Bahrain, Vietnam, Colombia, Egypt and South Sudan....

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15 Mar, 2017

HRC34: Denmark directs Human Rights Council’s attention to human rights situation in Syria, Bahrain, OPT/Israel, Egypt, Iran, South Sudan, Myanmar, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Eastern Ukraine & illegally annexed Crimea

UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 34th Session Item 4: General Debate Statement by Denmark Thank you, Mr. President Denmark fully aligns itself with the EU statement. We...

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15 Mar, 2017

Human Rights Council should take action on Bahrain, the Philippines, and Turkey

Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned about the many serious human rights situations on which this Council has failed to take any meaningful action: The situation in Bahrain...

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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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27 Jan, 2017

Torturing Detainees in Jaw Prison Continues since Jan. 15 under Supervision of Mohammad Abdulhamid & Saud Abu Falah

Bahrain Mirror- Exclusive: Information from Jaw Central Prison revealed that there is significant deterioration in political prisoners' conditions, especially in building number...

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26 Jan, 2017

UK funds parliament of Bahrain as it halts reforms and backs executions

The British government is using a multi-million pound aid programme to fund Bahrain's parliament while the Gulf country bans opposition parties, reverses human rights reforms and...

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26 Jan, 2017

Urgent appeal to the Government of Bahrain to stop new executions – UN rights experts

GENEVA (25 January 2017) – Two United Nations human rights experts have appealed today to the Government of Bahrain to spare the lives of Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Moosa, who...

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23 Jan, 2017

Prisoners Wait for Bahrain King to Decide if They Live or Die

It’s up to Bahrain’s king now, if and when prisoners Mohamed Ramadhan and Hussain Ali Moosa will be executed. All legal procedures have been exhausted, and the king has to...

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