Maryam Al-Khawaja Criticizes Int'l Musician André Rieu over Meeting King Hamad
Activist Maryam Al-Khawaja severely criticized international musician André Rieu over his meeting with King of Bahrain.
What's the Story of Child Sayed Ali Kassim?
Bahraini citizens circulated yesterday the story of child Sayed Ali Kassim, who is being deprived of citizenship and education after his mother, lawyer Balqis Al-Manami, tweeted about him. What is the story of this child?
Bahraini Lawyer Demands Ending Suffering of Her Child who is Deprived of Citizenship and Education
Bahraini lawyer Balqis Al-Manami demanded to end the suffering of her child, who is being deprived of attaining a citizenship after she has utilized all legal means to what she described as a crisis that has lasted 6 years, which is the age of her child Sayed Ali Kassim.
Political Juveniles Launch Hunger Strike, Demand their Retrial
Juveniles in the Dry Dock Prison announced yesterday launching a hunger strike demanding their retrial according to the new Bahrain Child Protection Law.
HRW in its UN Report: Bahrain Failed to Comply with Previous Commitments in UPR
Human Rights Watch said in its report for the 41st of the UN Universal Periodic Review on human rights situation in Bahrain that Bahrain has failed to live up to the recommendations that it supported and pledges it made in the past three cycles of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review.
HRW: Law Reforms in Bahrain Have Done Little to Stem Abuses
Bill Van Esveld, associate children's rights director at Human Rights Watch, said that law reforms announced in Bahrain have done little to stem abuses.
Prison Sentences Reaching 15 Years against 4 Detainees, including Two children
The High Criminal Court issued on Monday (February 27, 2022) prison sentences against two youths who are less than 18 years old.
Judge of Afghan Origins Issues 10-Year Jail Term against Bahraini Child, 15-Year Jail term against His Elder Brother
The Fourth High Criminal Court, presided over by judge Badr Abdullatif Al Abdalla, issued a 10-year jail term against child Habib Jassim, 17, and a 15-year jail term against his brother, Mohammad Jassim Habib Jassim, 28.
Who's Making Prisoner Akbar Ali Suffer Psychological Problems?
This is a special story which the world needs to know. It is the story of Akbar Ali, born in 1994, in Bilad Al-Qadeem-the prisoner who has treated and overcome his psychological problems more than once; however, unfortunately, someone is pushing him to these problems again.
Bahrain Arbitrarily Detains 6 Children in Orphanage: HRW and BIRD
Bahrain authorities are detaining six boys, ages 14 and 15, in a child welfare facility, the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy and Human Rights Watch said today.
Public Prosecution Renews Detention of 6 Children for Seventh Time Despite HRW Criticism
The Public Prosecution renewed on Wednesday (February 2, 2022) the detention of 6 children from Sitra over the charge of attacking guard patrols.
HRW Director Asks about Implementation of Corrective Justice Law for Children with Continued Detention of 6 Children
Bill Vanesveld, associate children's rights director at Human Rights Watch in the Middle East and North Africa, questioned how Bahrain's Corrective Justice Law for Children is implemented, with the continued detention of 6 children between the age of 14 and 15.
Dry Dock Prison Director Confiscates Religious Books and Belongings of Young Detainees due to their Hunger Strike: Activist
Dry Dock Prison director Fahd Al-Kooheji ordered to storm the youths prison cells and confiscate their religious books and belongings after they announced launching hunger strike against not receiving needed medical care following the spread of scabies among them, human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh reported.
Manama Gov't Accuses Qatar of Attempting to Recruit Bahraini Military and Security Personnel
The Bahraini Interior Ministry accused the Qatari authorities of attempting to recruit Bahraini military and security personnel, according to a statement it published on Sunday in its response to the "Zero Distance" program, aired by Al-Jazeera, which revealed violations against dozens of children held in Dry Dock Prison.
Al-Jazeera Channel Reveals Horrible Stories about Children's Rights Violations in Dry Dock Prison in Bahrain
The "Zero Distance" episode, aired by Al-Jazeera Channel, on Sunday (September 26, 2021) revealed documents and data on multiple aspects of serious violations against Bahraini children, who are being held in Dry Dock Prison over various charges, such as inciting the overthrow of the regime and terrorism.
Al-Jazeera Channel Reveals Shocking Facts and Violations against Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison
Al-Jazeera Channel is getting ready to broadcast a new episode on Dry Dock Prison in Bahrain, Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported. The episode includes UN and human rights reports and information on vast violations against detainees, particularly children.
Legal Counselor Ibrahim Serhan: Will 4/2021 Law Release Bahraini Children?
In the 1990s, during the Al-Karama (dignity) uprising, sentences against political prisoners were issued by the committee in Al-Qalaa or by the state security apparatus. They weren't sentences in a judicial or legal sense. The sentences or decisions, or call it what you will, were secretly written in the prisoners' files.
Al-Wefaq Documents 408 HR Violations in February 2021
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society issued a report on Monday (March 8, 2021) documenting 408 human rights violations committed by the authorities in Bahrain in February 2021.
A Letter to Every Family who has a Minor Detained or Convicted of Murder
Could there be a door of hope for every detainee accused of a crime that occurred before he turned 18? Perhaps yes and perhaps no.
BCHR and SALAM Org. Demand Release of Detained Children, Granting Nationality to Children Revoked of Nationalities
BCHR and SALAM issued a joint statement on the World Children's Day in which they demanded the unconditional and immediate release of detained children, stressing that the Bahraini children are being used as a card of extortion and revenge by the authorities.