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Torture in Bahrain

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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13 Jun, 2016

Bahrain: Lagging Efforts to End Torture

The latest annual report from a Bahrain office tasked with addressing torture and mistreatment of detainees indicates that authorities have made little progress in holding police...

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3 Jun, 2016

UN Torture Expert Says Britain Should Pressure Bahrain To Allow Him To Visit

The UN’s special rapporteur on torture has accused Britain of playing Bahrain’s “game” by funding its human rights institutions while allowing it to act with “impunity” by not...

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Sadiq Abdulameer Alqamar (left) and Mohamed Hasan Buhmaid (right)
1 Jun, 2016

Persons with disabilities continue to fall victims to arbitrary arrest and torture in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is deeply concerned over the Bahraini authorities’ continuous unlawful arrests and use of torture to coerce confessions against citizens...

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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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