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Newsletter #147

Newsletter #147

Bahrain NGOs call for the release of activist Zainab al-Khawaja Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), Justice Human Rights Organization (JHRO), and European Centre for Democracy and Human Right (ECDHR) condemn in the strongest […]

Newsletter #146

Newsletter #146

Bahrain Bahrain NGOs Respond to Government High Level HRC Statement Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), the European Center for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), and Justice Human Rights Organization (JHRO) would […]

Newsletter #145

Newsletter #145

Bahrain   UN Special Procedures release Joint Communications Report for HRC31 The Special Procedures of the United Nations Human Rights Council released the 13th iteration of their joint communications report on Thursday, February 25, 2016, documenting allegations of human rights abuses from around the world. In the most recent edition […]

Newsletter #144

Newsletter #144

Bahrain State Department Commemorates 5th Anniversary by Calling for More Reforms On 17 February, the US Department of State (DoS) issued a statement commemorating the fifth anniversary of Bahrain’s pro-democracy uprising in 2011. The statement highlights ongoing US concerns regarding “limitations on peaceful assembly, political activism, and the criminalization of […]

A Bahraini protester holds a placard depicting a portrait of Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shiite opposition movement al-Wefaq, during clashes with riot police following a protest against Salman's arrest in the village of Sitra, south of the capital Manama, on January 29, 2016. / AFP / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH

Newsletter #143

Bahrain | Updates from the Ground | News & Opinion UN Complaint Program Bahrain Bahrain’s five-year plan of repression On the fifth anniversary of Bahrain’s pro-democracy uprising, ADHRB’s Kate Kizer and Michael Payne describe how the government has gradually institutionalized the methods of violence and intimidation that it first used to suppress demonstrations in […]