Highlights On The Crackdown On Human Rights In Bahrain in 2017

February 2018

Highlights On The Crackdown On Human Rights In Bahrain in 2017

February 2018
Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights launched today a report documenting the blatant human rights violations in Bahrain in 201

FIDH and BCHR strongly condemn an unprecedent wave of death sentences in Bahrain

February 2018
FIDH and BCHR: Bahrain has witnessed a dramatic increase in the use of capital punishment since 2017, and recent executions mark a dangerous return to the death penalty after a halt on executions since 2010. Our organisation strongly condemn this tragic trend and urge the authorities to abolish the death penalty immediately.

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: New Deportations of Nationals

February 2018
Bahraini authorities have deported eight stateless Bahrainis, whom they had previously stripped of their citizenship, since January 29, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. The deportations followed an appeals court decision to uphold a 2012 ruling that ordered the deportation and stripping of citizenship of nine Bahraini nationals for “damaging state security.”

BFHR launches the Monthly Indicator: 995 violations in January in Bahrain

February 2018
BFHR: With thebeginning of 2018, the human rights situation in Bahrain continued todeteriorate. 995 serious human rights violations were observed between January 1and January 31, 2018, including arbitrary arrests, house raids, unfair trials,suppression of peaceful protests, restrictions on freedom of movement,prohibition of Friday prayers, media materials that incite hate speech,enforced disappearance, torture and ill-treatment.

bfhr: 145 violations were observed in one day on the occasion of February 14

February 2018
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that 145 serious human rights violations were observed in one day, coinciding with the February 14 anniversary. The violations varied between arbitrary arrests, suppression of peaceful protests, enforced disappearances, restrictions on freedom of movement, raids on homes, residential facilities and areas, unfair trials, confiscation or destruction of property, and broadcast of hate speech in the official press and social networking sites.