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Bahraini German organisation releases series of tapes titled: “The conditions of detainees in Bahrain”

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  The Bahraini German organisation for human rights has released video tapes depicting human rights conditions in prisons of Bahrain, and carrying particular humanitarian cases of those who are oppressed by the authorities. The general title of the video tapes shall be: “The conditions of detainees in Bahrain prisons.” And in each tape the condition of one detainee will be ...

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Bahraini German organisation delivers a message to the European parliament and German foreign ministry about the dangerous human rights developments in Bahrain

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The Bahraini-German organisation for Human Rights and Democracy sent on June 23, 2016 a message to the members in the euro parliament whom are responsible of human rights cases and the Commissioner for Human Rights and Humanitarian Action in Germany Barbel Kofler, in which the organisation warned of the disastrous consequences of the denationalisation and exile of Sheikh Issa Kassem. ...

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Bahraini opposition protests in front of the Bahraini embassy in Berlin.

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A group of activists and opposers from Bahrain and other Arabian nationalities held a protest in front of the Bahraini embassy in Berlin on June 21, 2016. The protestors expressed their condemnation to the denationalisation of the leading cleric Sheikh Issa Ahmad Al-Kassem, whom represents the leading symbol of the political opposition and shiite band in Bahrain.

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Bahraini authorities systematically terrorises the opposition and the shiite band, assuring its illegitimacy and Bahraini people’s right in self determination.

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The targeting of the shiite symbol in Bahrain Sheikh Issa Kassem today on June 20, 2016, by a decision from the secretary of internal affairs to denationalise him and force him to leave the country, resembles a clear violation to international laws and basic human rights. And Bahrain has complied with The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in ...

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The hardest decision an activist can make, staying in prison or heading to exile

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And that is exactly what the activist Zainab Al-khawaja went through when she was apprehended on March 14, 2016. She spent 2 months and 17 days in apprehension with her infant, and the prison’s administration refused to release her infant after her health condition deteriorated. She was released on June 1, 2016 after she was forced to decide between prohibition ...

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Resigned delegate “sheikh Hassan Issa” in solitary confinement for more than 300 days

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The apprehension of Al-wefaq’s delegate Sheikh Hassan Issa in August 19, 2015 comes in context with the campaign lead by the authorities in Bahrain to silence those who oppose the authorities and demand a democratic transition. Sheikh Hassan Issa, former delegate who received highest highest percentage of votes (92% in 2010), has completed on Sunday, June 13 a period of ...

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Government of Bahrain systematically seeks the elimination of peaceful political opposition

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On June 14, 3016. A sentence was issued by the supreme administrative court in Bahrain to close all Headquarters belonging to Al-Wefaq organisation and retention on its bank accounts and its fixed and transferred assets and the suspension of its activity, and appointing the office of political organisations in the justice department as its legal guardian until the case is ...

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Apprehension of leading human rights activist Nabeel Rajab targets and strangles human rights activity in Bahrain

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On the morning of June13, 2016 the authorities in Bahrain apprehended the leading human rights activist and the president of The Bahraini Center for Human Rights Nabeel  Rajab and inspected his house and confiscated his electronic devices with no legal warrant. This apprehension comes in the frame of targeting the human rights activity that exposes the deteriorating human rights conditions ...

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Prisoners’ rights violation continues in “Al-hawd Al-jaf” prison by prison officials and Jordanian police

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During communication with the families of detainees in “Al-hawd Al-jaf” prison, The Bahraini-German organisation for Human Rights and Democracy “BGO”  received numerous complains about detainees undergoing torture, harsh treatment, insult, beating, threatening, and solitary confinement by the security forces related to the prison’s administration, like officers “Issa Al-joudar” and “Mohammad Abdul-Hamid”. Detainees have reported, through their families, that they are ...

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