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Member of Bahraini al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Majeed Milad

Opposition Leader Majeed Milad Sentenced to Prison Term

18 November 2015 – Washington, D.C. – The Bahraini government last week sentenced opposition politician Majeed Milad to two years’ imprisonment for acts related to his exercise of free speech. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Rights and Democracy (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy […]

Bahraini Court Approves Capital Punishment of Torture Victims

Bahraini Court Approves Capital Punishment of Torture Victims

16 November 2015 – Washington, DC – Bahrain’s Court of Cassation today rejected the final appeal of death row inmates and torture victims Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Moosa. The decision finalizes their convictions; absent a royal pardon, the government may carry out their execution at any time. Both defendants allege […]

Al-Singace Protest Hits 200 Days, NGOs Demand His Release

Al-Singace Protest Hits 200 Days, NGOs Demand His Release

7 October 2015 – Today marks the 200th day of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace’s protest. Dr. al-Singace has refused all solid food in protest over the torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in Bahrain. 21 human rights organizations reiterate their call for his release in a joint-statement published today. Following growing […]