HR Organizations Call on Bahrain to Release Dr. Al-Singace on 2nd Anniversary of his Hunger Strike
Human rights organizations sent a letter to the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa demanding them to release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace after two years of hunger strike.
Bahraini Interior Minister from the US Declares Views opposing Regime Policy should be Eradicated
The Bahraini Minister of Interior participated in an event held by the American D.A.R.E. organization, an organization that provides training for security officers. They had an anti-addiction program called "Together" which then turned into a program for combating violence and addiction.
UN Rapporteurs Demand Bahrain to Initiate Investigation on Violations against Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
UN special rapporteurs expressed their utmost concern at the continued arbitrary detention of human rights defender Mr. Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, after receiving concerning allegations of torture, ill treatment, poor prison conditions and demanded Bahrain to initiate an investigation on these violations.
GCHR Says Violations Ongoing in Bahrain, Demands Applying "Magnitsky Act" against Perpetrators
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) affirmed in its 2022 annual report the continued violations, ill-treatment and deteriorating prison conditions in Bahrain, and called for imposing sanctions against officials in Bahrain under the Magnitsky Act.
Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Demands Release of Naji Fateel
The Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called on the Bahraini government to immediately and unconditionally release detained human rights defender Naji Fateel, and to conduct an impartial investigation to identify and hold perpetrators accountable.
Bahrain: Torture Victims File Legal Complaint against Formula One
Najah Yusuf and Hajer Mansoor, who were allegedly tortured after protesting Formula One's Grand Prix in the kingdom, have filed a legal complaint against the company saying it has breached the human rights standards it pledged to follow, the Middle East Eye website reported.
HR Groups Demand British University to End Links with Bahraini Police Force
Politicians and human rights groups have renewed calls for the University of Huddersfield to end its relationship with the Bahrain security services.
UK Funding Bahrain Organisations Accused of Torture: The Telegraph
The British "The Telegraph" newspaper stated that the UK government has provided millions in funding to security services in Bahrain accused of serious human rights abuses including torture, according to a new report.
Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, Other Prisoners of Conscience Face Reprisals in Bahrain
Reliable local reports confirmed that the Jaw Prison administration is currently targeting prominent human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and other prisoners of conscience in Bahrain with reprisals, Ifex website reported GHCR statement as saying.
Fears of Tuberculosis Outbreak at Prison as Detainees Fall Ill
A Bahraini political prisoner with tuberculosis says he fears he will die soon if authorities withhold further medical care from him, as two other inmates say they have symptoms of the illness but have not been tested or treated.
Some of the Torture Jaafar Sultan Endured in Saudi Arabia
On May 8, 2015, Saudi authorities arrested Bahraini citizens Jaafar Sultan and Sadeq Thamer, and since then their suffering and torture began.
Abbas Al Morshid: Body Mutilation and Slow Killings in Bahrain's Prisons
While the king and his sons spend their leisure trips at the expense of the state budget, the security strategy aims at mutilating the bodies of prisoners and slowly killing them, and then releasing them as a reminder of the suppression power practiced by the security apparatus.
Zaynab Al-Khawaja via Twitter: They Arrested My Father 11 Years Ago and They're still Not Done Torturing Him
Zaynab Al-Khawaja recalled in a series of Tweets the night her father, prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, was arrested 11 years ago.
Amnesty Annual Report: Bahrain Continues to Practice Torture, Suppress Freedoms and Violate Foreign Workers' Rights
Amnesty International's annual report, released on Tuesday (March 29), revealed in its special chapter on Bahrain that the Manama government has continued to commit serious human rights violations, including torture and other ill-treatment, and to suppress of freedom of expression and assembly.
Al-Wefaq: 16 Protests and 37 Security Raids Monitored during Fourth Week of January
Al-Wefaq Islamic National Society documented a number of violations practiced against citizens and detainees during the fourth week of January, most notably the arrest case of Ahmed Jaafar Ali, who was forcibly extradited by the Serbian authorities.
Ahmed Jaafar Extradition Represents First Case of Its Kind since Election of Emirati General Al-Raisi to Interpol Presidency: The Guardian
The British "The Guardian" newspaper said that the Serbian authorities have extradited a Bahraini dissident, Ahmed Jaafar, in cooperation with Interpol despite an injunction by the European court of human rights, in the first test for the international policing organization.
Middle East Eye: Serbia Ignored ECHR Ruling by Extraditing Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
Serbia extradited Bahraini political dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohamed Ali after Serbian officials responded to an Interpol red notice request from the kingdom, despite a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) specifically forbidding this.
15-Year-Jail Term Handed down to 4 Defendants in Political Case
The Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain said that a Bahraini court issued on Wednesday (January 12, 2022) 15-year-jail term against 4 detainees in a politically motivated case.
Ali Abdulimam Describes His Torture at Hand of Badr Al-Gaith: I Saw the Devil Look at Me
Executioner Badr Al-Gaith died on November 1, 2021. He was one of the most notorious executioners, whose name was linked to torture, killings and persecution of protestors during the 2011 Bahraini pro-democracy uprising. He represented the ugly face of the ruling regime.
Badr Al-Gaith Leaves (Safe) World of Executioners with an Overdose
Until the evening of November 1, 2021, notorious executioner Badr Ibrahim Al-Gaith, 41, was convinced that he was one of those in the safety net that fear nothing in Bahrain, but he forgot that fate and the timing of one leaving this world is not in the hands of the ruling family.