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Unfair Trials

23 Jan, 2015

Bahrain: Continuous Targeting of Bahraini Opposition Former MPs

Bahrain Center for Human Rights condemns the continuous targeting of former Members of Bahraini Parliament because of their political opinions and criticism of government...

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24 Feb, 2017

Bahrain’s Final Kiss Goodbye to Pretense of the Rule of Law

We’ve seen this before, and it doesn’t end well. Bahrain is about to amend its constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts. Hundreds of civilians were tried by...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain: Proposed Military Trials of Civilians

Bahrain’s Council of Representatives on February 21, 2017, approved an amendment to Bahrain’s Constitution that would enable military courts to try civilians, in violation of...

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23 Feb, 2017

20 arrested as Bahrain approves military trial of civilians

Bahraini police have arrested 20 people in a crackdown on Shiite villages, as legislators approved a constitutional amendment that could see civilians tried in military courts in...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain parliament backs military trials for civilians

Civilians in Bahrain may soon be tried in military courts, in a move condemned by rights groups as bringing in "undeclared martial law". The lower house of parliament on...

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23 Feb, 2017

Bahrain lawmakers approve military trial for civilians

Bahraini lawmakers voted to change the constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts on Tuesday, further empowering its security forces amid a crackdown on...

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21 Feb, 2017

Bahrain Lawmakers Approve Military Trials for Civilians

Bahraini lawmakers voted Tuesday to change the constitution to allow civilians to be tried in military courts, further empowering its security forces amid a crackdown on dissent...

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21 Feb, 2017

Bahrain Lawmakers Approve Military Trials for Civilians

Lawmakers in Bahrain have backed changing the constitution in a way that would allow civilians to be tried by military courts amid a wide-ranging crackdown on dissent. The 40-...

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17 Feb, 2017

European Parliament - Human rights: Nicaragua, executions in Kuwait and Bahrain, and Guatemala

Executions in Kuwait and Bahrain The European Parliament strongly condemns the executions of seven people by the Kuwaiti authorities on 25 January 2017 and the executions of...

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13 Feb, 2017

Bahrain Constitutional Amendment Could Send Civilians to Military Courts

Military courts in Bahrain could soon be expanding their powers and may gain jurisdiction to prosecute civilians if a new constitutional amendment is passed. The Bahrain Center...

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