Bahrain

Bahrain Police Raid Duraz Sit-in, Killing Activist and Injuring Dozens

Bahrain Police Raid Duraz Sit-in, Killing Activist and Injuring Dozens

**Update: After the publication of this statement, the Ministry of Interior has since confirmed five deaths during today’s raid into Duraz (see here). ADHRB will be working to verify the details and provide more information as it becomes available.   23 May 2017 – At least one protester was killed this […]

Bahrain , Manama - Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab take a part in Manama the capital after releasing him from prison

HRD Nabeel Rajab’s Free Expression Trials Postponed in Bahrain

17 May 2017 – Bahraini courts this week have again postponed two separate trials of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab. Both trials are based on charges that violate Rajab’s right to free expression. The Bahraini authorities have detained Rajab since June 2016 and are prosecuting him in connection […]

Bahrain Escalates Campaign of Reprisals

Bahrain Escalates Campaign of Reprisals

16 May 2017 – In recent weeks, the Government of Bahrain has substantially escalated its campaign of reprisals against the country’s civil and political societies. So far in the month of May 2017, authorities have targeted family members of exiled human rights defenders and turned a blind eye to the […]

UN Committee Against Torture Releases Concluding Report on Bahrain

UN Committee Against Torture Releases Concluding Report on Bahrain

12 May 2012 – The United Nations (UN) Committee Against Torture (CAT) released its concluding observations regarding Bahrain’s second and third periodic reports today as the panel’s 60th session comes to a close in Geneva. This session marked the first time in five years that the CAT has conducted a […]