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13 Jul, 2017

Overview of the human rights violations in Bahrain: Jan-June 2017

The first six months of 2017 have seen increasing instances of intimidation and reprisals against human rights defenders, journalists, and active members of civil society in...

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26 Jun, 2017

Torture and impunity in Bahrain - A Briefing On The Situation

Marking the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemns Bahrain’s systematic use of  torture. Read...

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26 Jun, 2017

Torture in Bahrain: a State Behaviour and Systematic Policy

Marking the UN Intl. Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, together with Salam for Democracy and Human Rights, the European-Bahraini...

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20 Jun, 2017

Duraz Remains Under Siege One Year Later

On 20 June 2016, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) revoked the citizenship of a top Shia Muslim Leader, Sheikh Isa Qasim. Sheikh Qasim is the religious leader of the Shia Muslim...

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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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10 Mar, 2017

Bahrain Report: Children without Citizenship

Bahrain has used denaturalization as a tool against individuals expressing dissent regarding the government’s decision, and now it's using it against children.   Read the...

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8 Mar, 2017

The Legal Status of Women in Bahrain

In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights has produced a report highlighting the legal status of Bahraini women. It is our belief that women...

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7 Mar, 2017

Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) together with Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) are...

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6 Feb, 2017

BCHR launches Annual Report Bahrain 2016: A Series of Repressive Attacks against Rights and Human Rights Defenders

6 February 2017 -  The Bahrain Center of Human Rights (BCHR) publishes today its 2016 annual report on the status of human rights in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The report...

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3 Nov, 2016

Rights Groups Call for Bahrain Government to Take Action on Recommendations of UN Universal Periodic Review

On 22 September 2016, CIVICUS, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) made a joint submission to the United Nations’ Universal...

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