Attacks on activists

31 May, 2013

Amnesty Int'l: Bahrain: Activist Naji Fateel jailed for six months

Further information on UA: 114/13 Index: MDE 11/017/2013 Bahrain Date: 30 May 2013 URGENT ACTION Activist NAJI FATEEL JAILED FOR SIX MONTHS Bahraini human rights...

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23 May, 2013

Front Line Defenders: Bahrain: Sentencing of human rights defenders Zainab Al-Khawaja and Naji Fateel

On 22 May 2010, Bahraini courts sentenced, in separate proceedings, human rights defenders Ms  Zainab Al-Khawaja and Mr Naji Fateel. Zainab Al-Khawaja ...

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17 May, 2013

Bahrain: Attacks Intensifying on Freedom of Expression

17 May 2013 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its deep concern over the Bahraini authorities’ escalated targeting of freedom of expression. Recently, five social...

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15 May, 2013

Urgent Appeal: Bahrain- Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab Reportedly Missing

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) express grave concern over the news of the removal of Nabeel Rajab from his cell to an...

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9 May, 2013

Bahrain - Human rights defender Naji Fateel to be detained for 60 days on anti-state charges after allegedly being tortured

 9 May 2013 According to reports received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), the public prosecutor charged human...

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25 Apr, 2013

BAHRAIN: Sentenced to two years in prison for advocating and exercising the right to peaceful assembly

Publication of a Judicial Observation Mission Report 19 Feb 2013 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation...

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24 Apr, 2013

Bahrain: BCHR President, Nabeel Rajab, Denied Adequate Medical Care in Prison

Photo: Rajab, pictured above, after an attack from the security forces in 2005 24 April 2013 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights express grave concern over the...

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8 Apr, 2013

The BCHR Releases Report on Limited Medical Access and Breach of Medical Neutrality in Bahrain

  April 8th, 2013 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights, with the help of a medical consultant, gathered information and cases about the situation of medical services...

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25 Mar, 2013

Bahrain: Solidarity Protests for HRD Nabeel Rajab around the World, But Attacked in Bahrain; Said Yousif Al-Muhafdha Arrested

Photo: Said Yousif Al-Muhafdha while being arrested 23rd March 2013 Human rights defender Said Yousif Al-Muhafdha, was arrested in Bahrain on Sat 23 Mar 2013,...

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21 Mar, 2013

Bahrain: Urgent Appeal: Zainab Al-Khawaja's life at imminent risk as she and Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja initiate dry hunger strike

24th March 2013 UPDATE: Both Abdulhadi and his daughter Zainab Al-Khawaja were denied family visits again this weekend, prompting them to start a dry hunger...

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