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12 Mar, 2014

BCHR Report Launch: Terrorism Law in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights publishes today a report on the "Protecting Society From Terrorism Acts" of 2006, which was modified in August 2013 to further restrict...

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10 Feb, 2014

BCHR Releases Report On Family Law in Bahrain

  Link to the full report.   Bahrain is a signatory of the 1979 U.N. Convention of the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, more...

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10 Feb, 2014

BCHR Releases Report on Discrimination Against Women in Bahraini Society and Legislation

  Link to the full report.   Since the King of Bahrain assumed the throne after his father, he issued most of the laws currently in use through royal decree, as...

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29 Dec, 2013

BCHR Publishes Report On Prosecutions For 'Insulting The King'

  Read the full text pdf here. The authorities in Bahrain have been escalating the crackdown on freedom of expression; with most cases seen at court being over...

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23 Nov, 2013

End Impunity in #Bahrain Campaign: What next?

  Press Release: End Impunity in #Bahrain Campaign: What next?   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights released 59 “Wanted for Justice” cards over the past...

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30 Aug, 2013

BCHR Releases Report on International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

To mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights releases a report detailing a sample of cases of enforced...

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20 Aug, 2013

Report to The Committee On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women

  SUBMISSION TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN On the occasion of the review of Bahrain's Third Periodic Report at the...

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14 Jul, 2013

BCHR Releases New Report: Sickle Cell Disease and The Government Crackdown

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights releases a new report on the issue of sickle cell disease in Bahrain, and the government crackdown on the provision of healthcare. This...

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17 Jun, 2013

BCHR Releases Report Detailing Attacks on Children in Bahrain

The BCHR has released a new report detailing the authorities' attacks on children, and violations of the Convention of the Rights of the Child. The Committee on the Rights of the...

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8 Apr, 2013

The BCHR Releases Report on Limited Medical Access and Breach of Medical Neutrality in Bahrain

  April 8th, 2013 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights, with the help of a medical consultant, gathered information and cases about the situation of medical services...

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