Statement Genève, le 14 septembre 2015

Statement Genève, le 14 septembre 2015 Mr. President, I have the honour to make this statement on behalf of a group of 33 States. The statement with the list of States will made available on the HRC Extranet. We recognize and welcome the positive steps taken by the Government of Bahrain in order to im- prove the human rights situation. In particul... Details

BHRS statement on the announcement by the Interior Ministry to Ban marches ...

Day after another the Bahraini authorities proves its avoidance from its obligations placed on them following the ratification of the international covenants on human rights, most notably the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, as well as its denial from its commitments made in front of the Human Rights Council in Geneva when it has accepted 158 recommendations from the Council last September. It has now move... Details


  BAHRAIN: Detained Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab On Hunger Strike   Paris-Geneva, October 8, 2012 – The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), is highly concerned about the physical and psychological integrity of Mr. Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), Director of the Gulf Ce... Details

'Dark day for justice' in Bahrain as activist receives three-year prison se ...

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Bahrain - Arrest, detention and trial of human rights defender Mr Nabeel Ra ...

10 May 2012   Re: Bahrain - Arrest, detention and trial of human rights defender Mr Nabeel Rajab On the evening of 5 May 2012, prominent human rights defender Mr Nabeel Rajab was arrested on his arrival at Manama airport from a trip to Sweden, Denmark and the Lebanon. On 6 May 2012, he was brought before the Criminal Court of First Instance in Manama and charged of incitement of illegal rallies and marches by using social networking ... Details

Bahrain: Police Brutality, Despite Reform Pledges

29 APRIL 2012(Beirut) – Bahrain’s police are beating and torturing detainees, including minors, despite public commitments to end torture and police impunity, Human Rights Watch said today following a five day visit to the country.While in Bahrain, from April 15 to 19, 2012, Human Rights Watch interviewed 14 young males, including 7 children, who said police had beaten them severely while arresting them for participating in public protests and while taking them to a police station.... Details

Bahrain: Reforms risk appearing hollow as violations continue

The Bahraini government's response to the findings of an international commission of inquiry has proved inadequate as human rights violations continue, Amnesty International said in a new report on Tuesday. The 58-page Flawed Reforms: Bahrain fails to achieve justice for protestersreveals that piecemeal reforms have failed to provide justice for victims of human rights violations, despite the government's insistence that it will learn from the events of F... Details

Bahrain: Resolve Travel Ban Conundrum

Scores of Foreign Workers Prevented from Leaving, Working to Repay DebtsJanuary 16, 2012(New York) – Bahraini authorities should immediately resolve the predicament of foreign residents prevented from leaving the country due to debts, or from working to repay those debts, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities have prohibited dozens of expatriate workers from leaving Bahrain for debt-related reasons while also refusing to renew their residency and work permits, making it impossible... Details

Document - Bahrain death sentences quashed

Further information on UA: 122/11 Index: MDE 11/002/2012 Bahrain Date: 10 January 2012 URGENT ACTION BAHRAIN DEATH SENTENCES quashed Two Bahraini men's death sentences imposed by a military court were quashed on 9 January . T he cases have been sent to a civilian court of a ppeal. ‘Ali ‘Abdullah Hassan al-Sankis and ‘Abdulaziz ‘Abdulridha Ibrahim Hussain’s death sentences were quashed by the Court of Cass... Details

Health Fears for Bahraini Teacher

URGENT ACTION HEalth fears for bahraini teacher There are fears for the health of the former president of the Bahrain Teacher’s Association (BTA) Mahdi ‘Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb following allegations that he was beaten in detention. The next hearing of his appeal and that of former vice-president of the BTA, Jalila al-... Details

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