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7 stories of shocking injustice: Bahrain after the ‘Arab Spring’

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Five years ago, people in Bahrain rose up in protest to demand reform, but were met with violence from security forces. Since then, the authorities have continued to arrest, torture and intimidate people who speak out. 1. Ali Abdulhadi Mushaima: Killed during protests but still no justice Ali Mushaima was the first protester to be killed during the uprising in ...

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Arbitrary Arrests in Bahrain during 2015

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The Bahrain Center for Human Rights team was able to document arbitrary arrests over the past year in Bahrain.

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The Basis of Brutality: ADHRB & BIRD Release Report on Torture in Saudi Arabia

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17 September 2015 – The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) are pleased to announce the publishing of a new report entitled The Basis of Brutality, which examines the Saudi government’s adherence to the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UN-CAT). Read ...

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Shattering the Facade: A Report on Bahrain’s Implementation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Four Years On

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16 November 2015 – Washington, DC – The Bahraini government has only fully implemented two, and has not made any progress on eight of the 26 recommendations made by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) in 2011, finds a new report released today by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and ...

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The Persecution of Shia Citizens in Bahrain

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The study of sectarian persecution and discrimination in Bahrain is a taunting process, given the dark patches woven into its history, staining its memory throughout the ages, eventually taking over everything else. This report discusses the cultural and religious history of Bahrain, which was distinguished by being an urban habitat for a stable agricultural, marine, and commercial community. Sitting astride the significant shipping lane of the Arabian Gulf, ...

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From the Ground: Arbitrary and Unlawful Arrests in Bahrain

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During the last four months of 2015, Bahraini authorities made over 400 arrests, averaging roughly 105 arrests per month. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) have collected and analyzed data on this recent wave of arrests, finding that police officials consistently ...

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