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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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2 Nov, 2015

Violence Against Journalists in Bahrain

C2 November 2015 - On this day in 2013, two French journalists were murdered in Mali. To commemorate their loss, the United Nations (UN) proclaimed 2 November the...

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15 Sep, 2015

BCHR Releases Volume II of Shia Discrimination Report

15 September 2015 — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (...

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