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Attacks on activists

16 Feb, 2017

Bahrain hit by protests on uprising anniversary

An explosion wounded two civilian passers-by in Bahrain, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, as demonstrators marked the sixth anniversary of an anti-government uprising that...

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15 Feb, 2017

Bahrain protesters, police clash as island marks uprising

Anti-government protesters in Bahrain clashed with police on Tuesday as they marked the sixth anniversary of the tiny island kingdom's Arab Spring uprising. Images posted on...

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14 Feb, 2017

BAHRAIN: FEARS OF FURTHER VIOLENT CRACKDOWN ON UPRISING ANNIVERSARY

Authorities in Bahrain must refrain from using excessive force against protesters, Amnesty International urged as mass protests are under way on 14 February, to mark the sixth...

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6 Feb, 2017

IPI blasts Bahrain cases against Nabeel Rajab

The International Press Institute (IPI) today urged Bahrain to free prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab after prosecutors said a charge that he spread “false news”...

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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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Left to right: Jawad Al-Shaikh, Makky Abu-Taki
5 Feb, 2017

Killers of Protesters Go Free, while their Families are Targeted and Sentenced to Prison Terms by Authorities

On 25 January 2017 a Bahraini court ruled to jail three parents of extrajudicial killing victims who died during the pro-democracy protests in Bahrain in 2011. Zamzam Abdulla, the...

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31 Jan, 2017

Bahrain: Halt Violence against Protesters

In response to the Bahraini security forces firing live ammunition at peaceful protesters in Diraz, Freedom House issued the following statement:  “Bahrain’s security...

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31 Jan, 2017

Clashes in Bahrain as anti-government Shia cleric trial begins

Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Bahrain on Monday before a hearing in the trial of a leading Shia cleric accused of illegal collection of funds and money...

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26 Jan, 2017

Protesters, Police Clash Near Bahrain Home of Shiite Cleric

Security forces wearing black ski masks have clashed with protesters near the Bahrain home of a prominent Shiite cleric. Activists said police fired birdshot and live...

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25 Jan, 2017

Authorities Carry out Raids in Sitra, Arrest Dozens of Citizens

Security forces carried out a wide raid campaign in Sitra that led to arresting at least dozens of citizens, according to information published on social media outlets. Read...

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