Tag: security forces

Bahrain’s Highest Military Court Postpones Final Appeal for Civilian Defendants

Bahrain’s Highest Military Court Postpones Final Appeal for Civilian Defendants

Six civilians and one soldier convicted by the Military High Court of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) in December 2017 – civilians Sayed Fadhel Abbas Hassan Radhi, Sayed Alawi Sayed Husain Alawi, Mohammed Abdulhassan al-Mutaghawi, Mohammed Abdulhussain Saleh al-Shehabi, Mohammed Abdulwahid Mohammed al-Najjar, Hussain Mohammed Ahmed Shehab, and the soldier, […]

HRC37 Intervention on Religious Discrimination in Bahrain

HRC37 Intervention on Religious Discrimination in Bahrain

On Friday 2 March during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention during the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion. In his intervention, al-Hoori called attention to the Government of Bahrain’s structural discrimination against its Shia majority […]