Monthly Newsletter

October 2017
Issue #14

GIDHR: reiterates its call on the Government of Bahrain to respect its international commitments on the protection of human rights

December 2017

BFHR publishes monthly report on hate speech: 595 hate propaganda media and incitement in November

December 2017

Death or Confession": a report by human rights organizations monitors the torture of civilians in Bahrain's first military trial

December 2017

Four Bahraini human rights organizations issued a report under the title of "Death or Confession", a report that monitors the violations due to secret military courts that tried civilians whose confessions were extracted under torture. These civilian were accused of attempting to commit crimes against Bahrain Defense Force, including human rights activist Mohammed Al Mutghawi and Sayed Alawi Husain, who is the personal attendant of the highest religious cleric in Bahrain Shaikh Isa Qassim.

Amensty: Misinformation on Amnesty International in Bahraini embassy report

January 2018
In response to erroneous statements by the Bahraini embassy in London about the organization’s planned work on Bahrain, Amnesty International clarified its recent discussions with the embassy and urged the authorities in general to respond positively to human rights concerns it raises and to its repeated requests for access to the country for it and other human rights organizations. 
 

BFHR 453 hate-inciting materials by Former MP Mohammad Khaled were observed

January 2018

BFHR: Ongoing Forced Disappearance for 15 Citizens from 7 Villages Continue

January 2018
Bahrain Forum for Human Rights said that it monitored the continuation of enforced disappearance of 15 Bahraini citizens from 7 Bahraini villages: Diraz, Dair, Sitra, Bilad Al-Qadeem, Samaheej and Jurdab.

Amnesty Urges Manama To Free Hassan Mushaima & 10 Other Leading Opposition 

January 2018
Amnesty: Hassan Mshaima, aged 70, a diabetic and former cancer patient, phoned his family on 16 January from Jaw prison, where he is detained, to inform them that his blood sugar had risen to a dangerously high level and that he had not been receiving one of his two prescribed diabetes medications. At the beginning of January, Hassan Mshaima wrote to the prison authorities requesting that his family be allowed to buy him his two diabetes medications for the prison authorities to hand them to him

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Government Stifles Dissent

January 2018
Bahrain continued its downward spiral on human rights during 2017 as the government harassed, intimidated, imprisoned, and prosecuted human rights defenders and their relatives on charges that should have never been brought, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2018.