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13 Mar, 2017

Why The Gulf States And Jordan Are Carrying Out Mass Executions

It’s been a busy year for executioners—at least in the Middle East. On January 15, the kingdom of Bahrain shot and killed three men in its first executions since 2010. Ten days...

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8 Mar, 2017

The Legal Status of Women in Bahrain

In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights has produced a report highlighting the legal status of Bahraini women. It is our belief that women...

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26 Sep, 2016

BCHR at HRC33: On Discrimination Faced by Afro-Bahrainis

On 26 September, Asma Darwish, Advocacy Officer at Bahrain Center for Human RIghts, delivered an oral intervention together with the Americans for Democracy and Human Rights...

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12 Sep, 2016

Bahrain Clerics Appeal to HRC: Sectarian Persecution Reached Dangerous Levels

Bahrain's Shiite clerics sent a letter to the Head of the United Nations Human Rights Council, and the diplomatic missions of Member States at the Geneva council during its 33rd...

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23 May, 2016

Further restrictions aimed at curtailing Bahraini opposition’s participation in political decisions

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the Bahraini parliament and Shura Council’s passage of amendments to the Political Societies Law, which places a ban on...

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7 May, 2016

US Commission on International Religious Freedom: 2016 Annual Report

During the past year, there was an increase in the number of interrogations, detentions, and arbitrary arrests of Shi’a Muslims, including clerics, for peaceful protests and...

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29 Oct, 2015

Attacks on Muharram Ceremonies in Bahrain

29 October 2015 - The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD)...

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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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27 Jul, 2015

Discrimination And Lack of Transparency in the Distribution of Scholarships in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses concern over acts of discrimination and a lack of transparency associated with the scholarship distribution system in Bahrain...

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13 Mar, 2015

Bahrain: Event Summary - Religious Discrimination in Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, in coordination with the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Index on...

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