Bahrain Weekly Newsletter 75

Formula 1

OECD: Bahrain Formula One Complaint Merits Examination

24 October 2014 – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a UK government panal, has said that it believes that a complaint submitted by Americans for Human Rights & Democracy in Bahrain “merits further examination.” The complaint alleges that companies in charge of running the event in Bahrain failed to comply with OECD standards on human rights.

Updates from the Ground

  • 40 arrested including 3 children
  • 38 individuals sentenced to the total of 234 years of incarceration
  • 16 trials postponed
  • 20 protests and sit-ins took place
  • Security forces continue use of excessive force and tear gas against protesters
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Arabic Articles

Father Pleads for Son Sentenced to 33 Years Imprisonment

Please click here for a PDF of this article in English

75 Bahraini Athletes Currently Detained for Political Involvement 

Please click here for a PDF of this article in English


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