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18 Jul, 2017

UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaegh

GENEVA (18 July 2017) – A group of United Nations experts* has expressed deep concern at the alleged arbitrary detention of Bahraini human rights defender Ebtisam Alsaegh...

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14 Jul, 2017

The UN calls on the Bahraini authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Nabeel Rajab

Press briefing note by the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:  "[...] We are deeply concerned that Nabeel Rajab, a co-founder of the Bahrain...

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16 Jun, 2017

Bahrain must end worsening human rights clampdown, UN experts say

GENEVA (16 June 2017) - A group of United Nations human rights experts has urged the Government of Bahrain to halt its orchestrated crackdown on civil society. “Over the past...

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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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8 Mar, 2017

High Commissioner for Human Rights on the activities of his Office and recent human rights developments

In Bahrain, the Government has imposed increasing restrictions on civil society and politics since June 2016, including intimidation, arrests and interrogations, travel bans 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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19 Jan, 2017

UN Human Rights on executions: "We are appalled"

We are appalled at the execution by firing squad of three men in Bahrain on Sunday.  The men had been convicted of a bombing in Manama in 2014 that killed three police...

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15 Jan, 2017

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings Condemns the Death Penalty

(Twitter) Dr Agnes Callamard "#Bahrain executed Abbas al-Samea, Ali al-Singace, Sami Mushaima. Torture, unfair trial + flimsy evidence: these are extrajudicial killings"...

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23 Dec, 2016

OHCHR expressing concerns on Nabeel Rajab's ongoing prosecution

We are seriously concerned about the ongoing prosecution of Nabeel Rajab, a co-founder of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, who has been detained since 13 June 2016 for...

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4 Nov, 2016

UN Report: “The Assault on Reporting”

A journalist investigates corruption at the highest levels of her Government and soon finds herself fighting fictional charges from the cell of a prison. A critic of a Government...

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