Tag: Death Penalty

NGOs Across the Globe Condemn Use of Death Penalty in Bahrain

NGOs Across the Globe Condemn Use of Death Penalty in Bahrain

The undersigned organisations condemn the practice of capital punishment in Bahrain and urge the Government of Bahrain to commute any and all death sentences issued by its courts. On 29th December 2014, a Bahraini criminal court sentenced Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa to death for their alleged involvement in […]

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 […]

July Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Death Row Prisoners

July Champions for Justice: Bahrain’s Death Row Prisoners

In Bahrain, political dissidence can be punishable by death. The Government of Bahrain employ the threat of capital punishment as a means of political intimidation. Between 2011 and 2014, Bahraini courts handed down 11 death sentences; in the last six months, they have handed down at least four more. Disproportionately, […]