Tag: Death Penalty

Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin Answers Questions on Human Rights in Bahrain

Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin Answers Questions on Human Rights in Bahrain

27 January 2020 – On Tuesday 21 January 2020, Belgium’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin was questioned by Belgium’s Ecolo Groen party Minister Samuel Cogolati regarding Bahrain and its human rights violations. Minister Cogolati’s statement begins by highlighting the human rights crisis in Bahrain, stating that “the […]

Dawood al-Marhoon to spend another birthday on death row in Saudi Arabia

Dawood al-Marhoon to spend another birthday on death row in Saudi Arabia

On February 6 2020, Dawood al-Marhoon will turn 25-years-old making this his fifth birthday on death row in Saudi Arabia. Al-Marhoon was arrested without a warrant in May 2012 at the Al-Dammam hospital while being prepared for surgery on an injury he incurred during a peaceful protest. Al-Marhoon was only […]

Bahrain Upholds Death Sentence Against Torture Victims

Bahrain Upholds Death Sentence Against Torture Victims

8 January 2020 – Bahrain’s High Criminal Court of Appeals has upheld the death sentences of Mohammed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa. Both men were convicted in an unfair trial that used evidence obtained through their torture. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights […]