ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 59

Sheikh Mohammed Habib al-Miqdad: July’s Champion for Justice

Sheikh Mohammed Habib al-Miqdad (al-Moqdad, al-Muqdad, al-Mekdad, Alsafaf), a prominent Bahraini-Swedish religious leader, scholar, social activist and president of Al-Zahra Charity Institution for Orphans, was born in the Bilad Al Qadeem region of Bahrain. He is well-known for speaking out against injustices related to corruption, discrimination, arbitrary detention and torture.
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Bahrain in the News
 Policeman Wounded in Bahrain Bomb Blast
Bahrain Lobbyist and the Defence Secretary
Bahrain: US Diplomat Not Welcome, Asked to Leave
Cameron Defends Defence Secretary’s Encounter with Bahrain LobbyistCommentary on Bahrain
 Nabeel Rajab: ‘Unfortunately we are ruled by a tribe’
 Released From Jail, Bahrain’s Freedom Fighter Rides Again
 Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift
 Bahrain’s People Are a Casualty of Washington’s Political Compromises  NGOs Statements on Bahrain
 Freedom for the Bahrain 13
 Arrest of Human Rights Defender Dr. Saeed Al-Samahiji
 Bahrain Lobbyist Paid for Table with UK Defence Secretary

Arabic Articles
The Case of Maytham Ali
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Mother Calls for Release of her Two Sick Sons
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