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13 Aug, 2013

VOICES: Bahrain’s Lost Boys

Mahmood has not slept at home in eight months. His younger brother has not slept there in a year. But armed riot police continue to raid their family home monthly, breaking down...

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20 Jul, 2017

Bahrain charges activist with 'terrorism'

Bahrain has slapped terrorism charges on an activist who tweeted criticism of the government's treatment of women, Amnesty International said Wednesday. Ebtisam al-Saegh was...

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20 Jul, 2017

Terrorism charges against human rights activist Ebtisam al-Saegh condemned

The Bahraini authorities’ decision to bring terrorism charges against Ebtisam al-Saegh, a human rights activist detained earlier this month, is a chilling blow to human rights in...

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20 Jul, 2017

Bahrain: Human rights defender charged with terrorism

The Bahraini authorities’ decision to bring terrorism charges against Ebtissam al-Saegh, a human rights defender detained since 3 July 2017, is a chilling blow to human rights in...

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20 Jul, 2017

Rights group: Bahraini activist charged under terrorism law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini rights group says a female activist has been charged under an anti-terrorism law amid a crackdown on dissent in the U.S.-allied Gulf...

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17 Jul, 2017

Bahrain: Further information: Detained defender interrogated continuously: Ebtisam al-Saegh

Bahraini human rights defender, Ebtisam al-Saegh, has been under continuous and lengthy interrogation since her arrest on 3 July when she also started a hunger strike. She is at...

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10 Jul, 2017

Free Woman Human Rights defender Ebtisam Al-Saegh

The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition calls for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Saegh, and for an end to the...

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6 Jul, 2017

Bahrain's Crackdown on Human Rights: Groups Urge for Activist Ebtisam al-Saegh's Release

Responding to the reports about the arrest of rights defender Ebtisam al-Saegh on Monday in a midnight raid, human rights organizations – Amnesty International and the Bahrain...

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6 Jul, 2017

Arbitrary Arrest and Detention of Mrs. Ebtisam Al-Saegh

July 5, 2017 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent...

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5 Jul, 2017

Bahraini activist arrested over torture claims, says rights group

A Bahraini activist was arrested at her home late on Monday by masked and armed state security officers, a rights group said on Tuesday. The arrest of Ebtisam al-Sayeh comes a...

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