Amnesty Int’l: Dissolution of Wa’ad Society Shows How Bahrain Resorts to Crushing Dissent
Amnesty International considered that Bahrain’s dissolution of the country’s opposition Wa’ad Society shows that Bahraini authorities are resorting to all means to crush dissent.
Int’l HR Activists to Bahrain Mirror: Nabeel Rajab’s Sentence Warning to those who Speak against Gov’t, Trajectory of Bahrain under Ruling Family is for Instability not Stability
Human rights organizations, activists and researchers called for radical change in international policies tackling human rights violations in Bahrain in an international conference held in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, entitled “Bahrain: 8 Years of Repression under International Silence”.
Amnesty Calls for International Probe into Khashoggi Murder
Amnesty International on Thursday called for an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in a ceremony marking the 100th day since his killing sparked global outrage.
UAE and Bahrain Uphold Stiff Prison Sentences against Mansoor and Rajab: The Washington Post
The Washington Post newspaper said that courts in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on Monday upheld the convictions of two prominent human rights activists Nabeel Rajab and Ahmed Mansoor.
HR Groups, Activists Demand Thailand Release Refugee Soccer Player
Human rights groups along with current and former soccer players on Saturday called on FIFA and the Australian government to intervene to stop a Melbourne-based refugee and semi-professional soccer player being extradited from Thailand to Bahrain.
Amnesty Int’l Calls on King of Bahrain to Release Nabeel Rajab Immediately
Amnesty International addressed on Thursday (December 13th, 2018) the Bahraini authorities in an urgent action appeal, demanding the immediate release of imprisoned human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. The organization confirmed that Rajab was sentenced for expressing his opinion in peaceful tweets.
Amnesty Asks its Followers to Demand Thai Authorities Stop Al-Araibi’s Deportation
Amnesty International said in a statement on its website that Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi is in imminent danger of deportation from Thailand, despite his status as a recognized refugee in Australia. His forcible return to Bahrain would violate international law, it stressed.
Amnesty Int’l: Bahrain’s Harsh Sentences Continuation of Post-Elections Escalating Crackdown
Amnesty International Bahrain has commented on the harsh sentences handed down by the courts in Bahrain recently, stating that they represent "the continuation of the post-elections escalating crackdown in Bahrain by stripping 32 people of their nationality."
Detained Activists in Saudi .Arabia Subjected to Torture, Sexual Harassment: Rights Groups
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch accused Saudi Arabia on Tuesday of subjecting several activists including some female human rights defenders detained since May to torture and sexual harassment.
Opposition Leader Comments on Life Term Verdict Issued against Him: Allah Suffices Me, for He is the Best Disposer of Affairs
Opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman commented on the verdict sentencing him to life in jail saying “Allah suffices me, for He is the best disposer of affairs”. This came in a phone call with his family.
Amnesty: Verdict against Sheikh Ali Salman Demonstrates Bahraini Authorities’ Ongoing Arbitrary Policies
Amnesty International said the Appeals court’s decision against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman demonstrates the Bahraini authorities' relentless and unlawful efforts to silence any form of dissent.
Bahrain Flouts its Int’l Obligations by Upholding Sentence against Political Prisoner Najah Al-Sheikh, Amnesty International
Bahrain is once again flouting its international obligations by upholding a three-year prison sentence issued against prisoner of conscience Najah Al-Sheikh.
Amnesty: “Medical Negligence” and “Intentional Ill-Treatment” in Bahrain’s Prisons
Amnesty International urged Bahrain’s authorities to take immediate steps to ensure all those in state custody can access adequate health care and condemned in a statement issued on Friday “medical negligence” and “intentional ill-treatment” in Bahrain’s prisons.
Amnesty Int'l, 9 Other Org. Accuse NIHR of Whitewashing Violations after Reading its Statement about "Hasan Mushaima"
10 human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Index on Censorship, issued a statement in which they said that the Bahraini human rights mechanisms have largely failed to properly address concerns raised on behalf of Hassan Mushaima, stressing that "his life remains at risk".
Amnesty: Denying Elderly Prisoners from Treatment in Bahrain is Unbelievable
The Bahraini authorities have for over a year deliberately denied proper medical care for four elderly jailed activists, Hassan Mshaima, Abdel-Jalil Al-Singace, Abdel-Wahab Hussain and Abdel-Jalil Al-Miqdad, subjecting them to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and putting their lives at risk, Amnesty International said on Monday (August 6, 2018).
Amnesty, Saudi Activists Targets to Spyware Program Developed by Israeli Company (Citizen Lab, Amnesty)
Amnesty International and Citizen Lab issued two reports revealing the targeting of Amnesty by a spyware program developed by the Israeli NSO Group.
Amnesty Alleges "Hostile" Government behind Spyware Attack
Rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday said it had been targeted by surveillance spyware in a suspected infiltration attempt by a government "hostile" to its work.
Amnesty Calls for Probe of Torture Claims at Yemen Detention Centers
Amnesty International accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and allied Yemeni forces of torturing detainees at a network of secret prisons in southern Yemen and said such violations should be investigated as war crimes.
Amnesty Reiterates Its Call to Release Sheikh Ali Salman on Eve of his Sentencing Verdict
Amnesty International reiterated its call to immediately release opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Sheikh Ali Salman.
Saudi Arabia Makes New Arrest in Crackdown on Activists
Saudi Arabia arrested prominent rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi, Amnesty International said on Friday, as part of a crackdown mostly targeting advocates of women’s rights in the conservative kingdom.