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.
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.
Deighton Pierce Glynn, Gulf Centre for Human Rights Call for Use of Magnitsky Sanctions against Bahrain: Report
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deighton Pierce Glynn (DPG) published a report titled Accountability for Torture in Bahrain: A Call for Magnitsky Sanctions.
118 NGOs Demand Danish Gov't to Strengthen Efforts to Release HR Activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
118 international and Bahraini rights groups called for renewing efforts to secure the immediate and unconditional release of a prominent human rights defender and dual Danish-Bahraini citizen.
Saudi Laws Stifle Dissent, Women Activists: U.N. Rights Experts
Saudi Arabia is using its counter-terrorism laws to silence activists, including women, in violation of international law guaranteeing freedom of speech, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday.
Bahrain Designed Most Comprehensive “Catalogue” of Civic Space Closure in Region, Report
Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) published a report on the Civic Space in the Middle East, warning that time is running out as civic space is closing rapidly in the region.
AFP: Jailed Bahrain Activist on Hunger Strike
A prominent Bahraini activist jailed for life for his role in anti-regime protests has been on hunger strike for two weeks to protest the treatment of prisoners, campaigners said Thursday.
GCHR Calls for Urgent Action for Nabeel Rajab & Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja after their Health Deteriorated in Prison
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) expressed serious concerns about the health of its two Founding Directors Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Nabeel Rajab, who are suffering behind bars
HR Groups Urge UK Foreign Secretary to Call for Nabeel Rajab's Release
Over 20 human rights figures and organizations sent letter to British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs urging him to call on Bahrain to release Nabeel Rajab.
Visits of Jaw Prison’s Inmates Canceled
Families of political prisoners in Jaw central prison confirmed that they received calls stating that all the scheduled visits on Sunday (January 15, 2017) were canceled.
Gulf Centre for Human Rights Calls for Impartial Investigations into Torture of Ali Isa Al-Tajer
Bahrain Mirror: The Gulf Centre for Human Rights called on the Bahraini authorities to carry out impartial investigations into the torture of Ali Isa Al-Tajer, brother of prominent lawyer Mohammad Al-Tajer.