Tag: Death Penalty

European Parliament adopts resolution on Mohamed Ramadan

European Parliament adopts resolution on Mohamed Ramadan

4 February 2016 – Brussels Today, 4 February 2016, the European Parliament (EP) adopted by a majority an Urgency Resolution on the case of Ali Mohamed Ramadan, a Bahraini sentenced to death despite being tortured and confessing under duress. The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), Americans for […]

NGOs Condemn Death Sentences in Bahrain After Record Year

NGOs Condemn Death Sentences in Bahrain After Record Year

 8 January 2016 — Bahraini and international NGOs strongly condemn the repeated use of the death penalty by Bahraini authorities and call for the government to commute the death and life sentences. On 31 Demember 2015, Bahrain’s Fourth Criminal Court sentenced a man to death and 22 others to life […]