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Torture in Bahrain

13 May, 2016

Bahraini Government’s Claims of Having Implemented all BICI Recommendations is Mere Lip Service

On 9 May 2016, Bahrain celebrated the culmination of the work of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), announcing that the implementation of all recommendations...

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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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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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28 Jan, 2016

Bahrain’s Miscarriage of Justice in Sentencing 57 Jau Prisoners

  On Monday, 25 January 2016, Bahrain’s public prosecutor announced that a court had sentenced 57 men to additional 15-year jail terms for their alleged...

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23 Nov, 2015

HRW report: Bahrain: Detainees Tortured, Abused

(Beirut, November 23, 2015) – Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Institutions set up...

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18 Nov, 2015

Bahraini Court Approves Capital Punishment of Torture Victims

16 November 2015 – London – Bahrain’s Court of Cassation today rejected the final appeal of death row inmates and torture victims Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Moosa. The decision...

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17 Nov, 2015

Bahraini upholds death sentence for torture victim

16 November 2015 – Washington, DC - Bahrain’s Court of Cassation today rejected the final appeal of death row inmates and torture victims Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Moosa. The...

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13 Jul, 2015

Bahrain: Torture and Unfair trials for opposition affiliates sends the 7th man to death row

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the Bahraini authorities’ use of capital punishment in politically motivated cases amid concerns that charges are based on...

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29 Jun, 2015

Bahrain: Court ignores complaints of torture and continues to try Mr Khalil al-Helwaji

Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses its concern at the behaviour of the Bahraini authorities, which continue to ignore accusations of torture levelled by activists...

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29 Jun, 2015

Hassan Jaber Al Qattan Subjected to Torture in Jau Prison

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) expresses deep concern over the ongoing practice of torture in Bahrain, particularly in the prison system.     ...

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