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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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14 Sep, 2016

Collective Efforts: International Calls for Accountability and Reform in Bahrain

In 2011, the Government of Bahrain violently suppressed the country’s peaceful pro-democracy movement. More than half of the population protested structural inequalities,...

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31 Aug, 2016

Digital Rights Derailed in Bahrain: BCHR Releases Report on Restricting and Criminalizing of Freedoms Online

Today, 31 August 2016, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) published a new report entitled “Digital Rights Derailed in Bahrain”, which examines and discusses the measures...

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26 Jun, 2016

Bahrain: From 2011 to 2016, The Screams of Torture Still Echo

On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June, Bahrain Center for Human Rights issues the report "From 2011 to 2016, The Screams of Torture Still Echo", which...

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14 Jun, 2016

Charting the Seas of Abuse: Analysis of United Nations Special Procedure Communications to the Kingdom of Bahrain 2011 – 2016

On 14 February 2011, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Bahrain calling for more democracy and greater political liberties. A majority of Bahrain’s population...

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10 Apr, 2016

Bahrain 2015: Human Rights Violations From Practice To Policy

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) publishes today its Annual Report on Human Rights Violations in Bahrain. The report is a summary of the human rights violations BCHR...

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23 Feb, 2016

Arbitrary Arrests in Bahrain during 2015

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights team was able to document arbitrary arrests over the past year in Bahrain.  

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10 Feb, 2016

From the Ground: Torture Systematic in Bahrain

Since October 2013, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) has regularly received complaints regarding individual allegations of human rights abuses in...

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16 Nov, 2015

Shattering the Facade: A Report on Bahrain's Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Four Years On

16 November 2015 – Washington, DC – The Bahraini government has only fully implemented two, and has not made any progress on eight of the 26 recommendations made by the Bahrain...

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