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NGOs Urges UK PM to Consider Pressing Human Rights Concerns in GCC Summit


SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights, Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Bahrain Forum for Human Rights, Gulf Institute for Human Rights, The European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights, and the Bahraini-German Organization for Human Rights and Democracy dispatched a jointly-signed letter to the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, pressing her to use her time at the upcoming GCC Summit to work ...

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Sickle Cell Anemia Patient, Detainee Jasem Alayan Goes on Hunger Strike


Karranah – According to the mother of detainee Jasem Alayan, her son, who suffers from severe sickle cell anemia, has gone on an open hunger strike since Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, to protest against the Bahraini authorities’ insistence on depriving him of urgent medical treatment and preventing him from seeing a hematologist. Human rights activist Ebtesam AlSaegh added that according ...

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