Bahrain

Profiles in Persecution: Salman Abbas Hasan

Profiles in Persecution: Salman Abbas Hasan

Salman was a 24-year-old volleyball player when he was arrested on 4 September 2014. Without presenting a warrant, authorities had beaten and arrested him. An interrogation and trial marred with human rights violations followed. Salman is currently in Jau Prison serving a 19-year and six-month sentence. On 4 September 2014, […]

France’s Double Standards

France’s Double Standards

Q: Can France be a leader in regard to freedom of expression when artists / journalists are killed in the countries supported by France?  In a democracy, freedom of expression is a fundamental right which cannot be compromised. Historically, France has taken a leading role in regard to free speech. […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlTaraifi

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain AlTaraifi

Ali is a high school student in Jidhafs Secondary Industrial School for Boys, and he is a former volleyball player at the Bani Jamra Club. Ali was arrested several times, sometimes multiple times in one day; on 13 February 2014, when only 12, he was severely beaten by police. At […]

French MP Jean-Luc Lagleize questions the Minister for Europe And Foreign Affairs referring to the serious human rights violations in Bahrain

French MP Jean-Luc Lagleize questions the Minister for Europe And Foreign Affairs referring to the serious human rights violations in Bahrain

Paris, Jean-Luc Lagleize’s a member of the French Parliament posed a questions to the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs regarding serious human right violations occurring in Bahrain were published on the French government’s website. Jean-Luc Lagleize is a French politician member of the Democratic Movement (Mouvement Démocrate) and […]