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A Moroccan Felon Perpetrated the Attack Against Female Bahraini Prisoners of Opinion

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Bahraini human rights activist Ebtesam AlSaegh has confirmed that a Moroccan female prisoner convicted of a criminal offense perpetrated the attack against three female Bahraini prisoners of opinion incarcerated at the Isa Town Women’s Prison a few days ago. The families of three prisoners of opinion, Tayba Ismail, Tayba Darwish, and Maasouma AlSayyid, affirmed that their daughters received death threats and ...

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Bahraini Authorities Must Immediately Release Sheikh Ali Salman, a Prisoner of Opinion

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For over a year and 313 days, ever since December 28th, 2014, the Bahraini authorities have incarcerated the secretary general of AlWefaq Islamic Society, an opposition party, Sheikh Ali Salman, for charges related to freedom of expression, which is guaranteed by international conventions, including Article 19 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) that states, “Everyone has the right ...

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Britain Supports the Policy of Impunity Adopted by Bahraini Authorities

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International human rights organization, Reprieve, recently published a report shedding light on a British program to train Bahraini police on how to “whitewash” detainee deaths in custody. According to Reprieve, Bahrain’s police received UK training on how to tell bereaved families that officers will not be prosecuted after a loved one has died in custody. Reprieve added that this training ...

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Free assembly is considered as a right in international laws, but Bahraini authorities consider it a grant or a crime

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Infographic about the right of free assembly modelling the UN special rapporteur who classifies the right of free assembly as one of the international laws, but Bahraini authorities consider it a crime or a grant that it given or taken by a political decision.

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Internal’s statement unfounded as its officers prevented the substitute cleric from holding the prayer in Al-Darraz

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Responding to the statement of the minister of internal affairs on 30 August 2016 which stated that the substitute cleric leading the biggest Shia congregational prayer in Bahrain was not prevented from entering Al-Darraz and holding the prayer in Al-Imam Al-Sadek mosque, the Bahraini German organisation assures that this statement is entirely unfounded and untrue. The organisation emphasises, through the ...

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Offending the human rights supreme commissariat by the Bahraini foreign minister expresses diplomatic, political and rights failure

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The Bahraini foreign minister Khaled Ben Ahmad Al Khalifa, through a press conference held with the secretary general of the Arab league Ahmad Abo Al-Ghaith on 29 August 2016, attacked the the human rights council in the united nations, calling it “politicised”, and added that “we will not turn our heads for a second to a sound that tries to ...

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On the Occasion of the 33rd Session Five Bahraini NGOs Dispatch Joint Letter to UN Human Rights Council Members

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With the third UPR Process commencing in 2017, and the UN Human Rights Council’s 33rd Session starting in September, five NGOs have articulated a joint letter intended for UNHRC members regarding the pressing issues facing Bahrain. SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights, Bahrain Forum for Human Rights, Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, Bahraini German Organization for Human Rights ...

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Bahraini NGOs: Sheikh Maytham Al Salman, Dr Taha Al Derazi and all prisoners of conscious in Bahrain should be released and authorities to be hold accountable

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Four Bahraini non-government organisations (NGOs) issued the following statement with regards to detention of two human rights defenders and members of Bahrain Human Rights Observatory (BHRO), Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman (religious freedoms officer at BHRO), and Dr Taha Al-Derazi (consultant neurosurgeon) after 10 hours interrogation by Bahraini security authorities. Al Salman and Al Derazi been detained yesterday with Ali Aman and ...

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The conditions of female detainees in prisons of Bahrain, another face of the authority’s brutality

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The year 2016 witnessed several violations exercised against detained women in authorities’ prisons in Bahrain, precisely by the penal investigation administration and the general attorney in agreement with the administration of Issa city prison, where they are mistreated and continuously undermined in detention. In May 14, 2015, Tayiba Darwich was apprehended and sentenced for five years in prison for the ...

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The Bahraini-German in an urgent call to the Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of association: the Bahraini authorities are violating Human Rights charters and threatening civil peace in Bahrain

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The Bahraini German Organisation for Human Rights and Democracy has sent an urgent call to the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association Mr. Maina Kiai after the supreme civil court ruled to dissolve Al-Wefaq national Organisation and to seize its assets today 17 june, 2016. The organisation assured in its message to the ...

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