Torture in Bahrain

25 May, 2013

Joint appeal to U.N. protests torture of detained rights defenders in Bahrain

The following is a joint appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs calling for an investigation into torture in Bahraini prisons. The appeal, signed by over 50 NGOs worldwide, was...

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15 May, 2013

HRW: Bahrain: Detained Activists Allege Torture

Reports Surface After UN Expert Denied Access (Beirut)– Bahraini authorities should immediately investigate allegations that officials are torturing activists in...

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25 Apr, 2013

Bravo: Resurgence of Sexual Violence as a Torture Technique in Bahrain

April 2013 Sexual violence in its many forms has re-emerged as a torture technique in Bahrain. The Bahrain Independent Commission Inquiry report contains a disturbing...

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23 Apr, 2013

New REDRESS and IRCT report on Bahrain: fundamental reforms needed to combat torture

18-04-2013 The Government of Bahrain must take further measures to prevent torture and ill-treatment, to investigate and prosecute past offences and to ensure that all...

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31 Mar, 2013

Bahrain: Abductions Continue as a Result of Impunity

Security Forces Abduct, Severely Beat and Verbally Assault 5 Citizens, Including 3 Minors Photo: Marks from beatings on one of the abducted victims.  ...

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13 Mar, 2013

After a year-long show trial: no one is found guilty for killing blogger under torture in police custody

Photo: Torture marks on body of blogger Zakariya Al-Asheeri 13 Mar 2013 Bahrain Center for Human Rights express its grave concern over the prevailing culture of impunity...

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26 Jan, 2013

Bahrain: Brother of Victim of Extra-Judicial Killing Kidnapped and Tortured by Police to Force Him to Work as an Informer

26 Jan 2013   The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern over the continued practice of kidnapping and torture of young people by the security...

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20 Jan, 2013

Bahrain: Renowned Photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan Psychologically Tortured During Interrogation and Denied Access to His Lawyer

Photo: Ahmed Humaidan taking photos during a protest Date: January 19th, 2013 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its grave concern over the escalated use of...

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13 Jan, 2013

Bahrain: Journalist Nazeeha Saeed calls on UN Special Rapporteurs to investigate Bahraini authorities’ failure

failure to hold accountable those who tortured her (As received)- 10 Jan 2013 Bahraini journalist Nazeeha Saeed today filed a letter of allegation to the UN Special...

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22 Dec, 2012

Bahrain: 13 year old children in detention for third week and others on trial under “terrorism law”

23 December 2012 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is gravely concerned about the continuous violations against children’s rights in Bahrain. The authorities’ arrest,...

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