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Redha Al-Ghasra
26 May, 2014

Bahrain: Update: Al-Ghasra and 8 Others At Serious Risk For Torture

--Update 26/05/2014-- Yesterday, 25 May 2014, Redha Al-Ghasra’s family was able to visit Redha in prison for the second time since his arrest on 23 April 2014. Redha's family...

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25 May, 2014

Enforced disappearances: UN expert group concerned about the high number of recent cases reported

GENEVA (16 May 2014) – The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances* reviewed during its 103rd session more than one hundred newly reported cases and...

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Nabeel Rajab
23 May, 2014

Bahrain: BCHR and GCHR Welcome Back Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcome back prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, the President of the BCHR and...

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Yasser Abdulla Khalil
23 May, 2014

Bahrain: Yasser Abdulla Khalil at Imminent Risk for Torture

The BCHR expresses grave concern over the expected transfer of Yasser Abdulla Khalil, from the clinic at the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior to the Criminal...

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Sayed Mahmood
21 May, 2014

Bahrain: 14 Year-Old Shot And Killed By Police

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its utmost concern for the extra judicial killing today of a fourteen year old boy by security forces: Sayed Mahmood Sayed Mohsen...

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19 May, 2014

Bahrain: Defendants Detained in ‘Daih Bombing’ Reveal Torture in Court

Ministry of Interior: Those implicated in the Daih bombing confessed their crime; The Detainees: We were tortured physically and sexually to force us to confess  ...

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Public Prosecution Bahrain High Criminal Court
12 May, 2014

Bahrain: Judiciary Issues Harsh Sentences in Various Cases Neglecting Claims of Torture and Ill-Treatment

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern in regards to the harsh sentences passed on activists and civilians in several cases between the 20th and 29th of April...

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5 May, 2014

Bahrain: Detainee At Risk Of Deportation Due To The Discriminatory Citizenship Law

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses concern over the possibility of expulsion/deportation of a Bahraini-born young man who has just completed a prison sentence. On 29...

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14 Apr, 2014

Bahrain: Prisoner Denied Adequate Medical Attention, Reportedly Tortured To Extract Confessions

The BCHR is concerned for the health and well being of Mohammed Abdullah Ali Al-Tajer, 25 years-old, who was arrested on 06 August 2013 during an evening house raid. He is...

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12 Apr, 2014

Reporters without borders – Bahrain: Blogger gets jail time for misusing information technology

    Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the 30-month jail sentence that a Bahraini court passed on the blogger Ali Maaraj on 8 April on charges of "insulting...

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