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Charges against Sheikh Ali Salman lack justice and are absolutely political

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Headed by the judge Mohammed bin Ali Al Khalifa the Bahraini supreme court of justice sentences Sheikh Ali Salman (general secretory of Alwefaq party) to 7 years in prison on Monday the 30th of May 2016. His charge was “trying to overthrow the Bahraini Regime by force and the incitement to hate the Sunnis as well as insulting the Ministry ...

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

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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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German authorities issued a German tanks to Saudi Arabia used to suppress peaceful protesters in Bahrain

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Coinciding with the visit of Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubair to Germany in May 25/ 2016 , former Minister of State for the German Foreign Affairs Jürgen Chrobog revealed in a television interview with Channel Deutsche Welle ” DW” on the same day, the tanks that suppressed peaceful demonstrators in Bahrain was a German industry, where he said: “there is ...

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The lack of serious investigation in torturing Rayhana Al Mousawi devoted to the policy of impunity

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Rayhana Almosawi 40 years old who stayed three years in prison has reported an opinion how she was seized in the Zelak’s Center then in the west Rifa’s Center and then in Al Manama Investigation building, she said she was exposed to psychological and physical torture and baring during the period  of investigation by the female police  on the West ...

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An introductory video explains the organization’s goals and social networking accounts

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In pursuit of the Bahraini German Organization for Human Rights and Democracy in the delivery of its lofty goals to enhance the situation of human rights and democracy, we are pleased to offer you the induction video that demonstrates the organization’s goals and their accounts on social networking sites

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Absence of wise governance and democracy in Bahrain hinders the implementation of Mr Bassiouni’s recommendations

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Despite the official Bahrain News Agency Declaration to fully implement the recommenddations of the independent Commission of inquiry “Bassiouni” formed with the consent of the authority and the King of Bahrain himself following the events of February 14th 2011, but authorities continue to violate human rights and fundamental freedoms, notably the principle of periodic and genuine elections, transparent and full ...

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Translation (English & Dutch) and Communication Internship positions

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Bahraini German for Human Rights & Democracy (BGO)is seeking Interns to contribute to BGO’s website translation into English&Dutch , preferably based in Germany. The work load variesweekly; therefore working schedule can be flexible, in agreement with the Head of BGO in Germany. This internship position is unpaid. In performing his/her duties, the Interns will communicate directly with the Head of BGO in Germany. The ...

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The tweets campaign to urge the Bahraini authorities to fulfill its commitment to the US Secretary of State Kerry the release of Zeinab Al Khawaja.

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Bahraini authorities declared on what the foreign minister said, its intention to release the active Zeinab Al Khawaja taking into account the humanitarian situation this declaration coincided with the visit of John Kerry, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United States of America to Bahrain. But the authorities did not fulfill its promise until now, where Al Khawaga still ...

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Good Governance and Human Rights

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Overview What is good governance? There is no single and exhaustive definition of “good governance,” nor is there a delimitation of its scope, that commands universal acceptance. The term is used with great flexibility; this is an advantage, but also a source of some difficulty at the operational level. Depending on the context and the overriding objective sought, good governance ...

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Rule of Law – Democracy and Human Rights

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Rule of Law – Democracy and Human Rights Democracy is one of the universal core values and principles of the United Nations. Respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms and the principle of holding periodic and genuine elections by universal suffrage are essential elements of democracy. These values are embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and further developed ...

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