Bahrain

Over 70 Members of Ireland’s Dáil Éireann Call on TD Simon Coveney to Pressure the Bahraini Government to Meet Criteria Prior to Elections

Over 70 Members of Ireland’s Dáil Éireann Call on TD Simon Coveney to Pressure the Bahraini Government to Meet Criteria Prior to Elections

19 November 2018 – Last week, over 70 members of Ireland’s Dáil Éireann (TDs) expressed serious concern over Bahrain’s suppression of civil and political society ahead of the Kingdom’s parliamentary elections in a letter to TD Simon Coveney. In particular, the letter raised the case of Sheikh Ali Salman, a leading […]

38 MEPs call on Bahrain to make parliamentary elections free and fair

38 MEPs call on Bahrain to make parliamentary elections free and fair

16 November 2018 – Today 38 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) expressed their serious concern over the legitimacy of the upcoming elections for the Council of Representatives of Bahrain’s National Assembly in a letter addressed to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The elections are due to be held on […]

Profiles in Prosecution: Adel Abdulwahed Ebrahim

Profiles in Prosecution: Adel Abdulwahed Ebrahim

Adel Abdulwahed Ebrahim, a 20 year-old citizen of Bahrain, was coerced into turning himself into authorities on 21 September 2018. He was detained without due process, tortured by Bahraini authorities, and is charged with crimes he maintains he did not commit. In addition, Adel has been denied medical treatment for […]