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Tweeter Taiba Ismail sentenced for a year in prison in addition to a 1000 dinar (2,651$)

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Tweeter Taiba Ismail sentenced for a year in prison in addition to a 1000 dinar (2,651$) fine for the charge of offending the king A bahraini court on 31 August 2016 sentenced tweeter Taiba Ismail for a year in prison in addition to a 1000 dinar (2,651$) fine for the charges of offending the king and incitement to the hatred ...

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Two years prison sentence for the head of the biggest Shia committee in Bahrain

الحكم على السيد مجيد المشعل سنتين kihzd

Bahraini authorities issue a sentence of two years in prison for the head of the biggest Shia committee in Bahrain cleric Majeed Al-Mashaal.

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Bahraini authorities ban vice president of the teachers association from travel

جمنع جليلة السلمان من السفر

On 30 August 2016, the Bahraini authorities banned Jalila Al-Salman, vice president of the dissolved teachers association, from travel when she was prevented from crossing King Fahed bridge to leave the country. She stared through her twitter account that she is banned from travel for the second time in the last 2 and a half months, and that the officer ...

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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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Working group on arbitrary detention demands Bahrain to respond to its calls for releasing cleric Ali Al-Salman

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The UN working group on arbitrary detention demanded the government of Bahrain to take the case of Al-Wefaq’s secretary general cleric Ali Al-Salman into consideration and to take all appropriate measures to resolve his condition for being arbitrarily detained. And in its report issued to the Human Rights council in it’s 33rd cycle the UN team assured that it hasn’t ...

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Bahrain Airport authorities ban rights activist Nedal Al-Salman from travel

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Bahraini authorities ban activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh from travel for the second time

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Bahraini authorities ban the member of the European organisation activist Ahmad Al-Saffar from travel

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Court postpones the sentence of cleric Hamza Al-Deiry till 6 September

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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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