Australian resident refugee football player continues to fear deportation by Thai Authorities

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2 December 2018 – A refugee football player from Melbourne who has been detained at Bangkok Airport since 27 November, has now been placed in Suan Plu (Bangkok) Immigration Detention Centre, and is facing deportation back to Bahrain, the country from which he sought refuge and where he fears torture and persecution. On 27 November, …

ACT NOW: SAVE HAKEEM

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Hakeem Ali Mohamed AlAraibi is a former player in Bahrain’s national soccer team. He fled Bahrain in 2014 and sought asylum in Australia due to freedoms’ repression in his home country. On 27 November 2018, Hakeem was travelling to Bangkok, upon his arrival in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, he was detained. He was informed that the …

Prominent Bahraini Human Rights Organizations Questioned the Impartiality of the Upcoming Elections and Reached to the Concerned International Stakeholders

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In a letter sent to more than 200 international bodies, Salam for Democracy and Human Rights, Bahrain Forum for Human Rights and The Gulf Institution for Democracy and Human Rightshave reached out to the concerned international stakeholdersto informed them about why they believethe upcoming elections in Bahrain lacks the impartiality and independency. The three prominent …

Bahraini NGOS Condemning the decision of Germany to deport Bahraini citizen Ahmed Nawar to Bahrain

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Five Bahraini human rights organizations, signatories to this joint statement, express their deep concern at the information they received about the intention of the German authorities to deport Bahraini citizen Ahmed Nawar from their territories to Bahrain after examining his asylum application and protection. Nawar, who is a member of a Bahraini targeted political opposition …

GIDHR: Stop the bloodbath in Yemen!- Dozens of children were killed during the past days by Saudi air strikes

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Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) condemns the horrific massacre committed yesterday (Thursday 9 August 2018) in the province of Sa’ada in Yemen. Saudi-led coalition’s warplanes targeted a bus carrying children. According to the Yemeni Health Minsitry, a total of 50 people died and 77 were injured. Johannes Bruwer, head of delegation for …

Four Bahraini Human Rights Organizations hold the Bahraini authorities responsible for the deterioration of the health situation of opposition leader Hassan Mushaima

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The human rights organizations that signed this statement express their condemnation of the violation of the rights of Hassan Mushaima, 70 years old, whose deprived from receiving medical treatment and proper care in Jau central prison. These organizations hold the Bahraini authorities responsible for Mushaima’s health deterioration for its lack of commitment to the law; …

Bahrain: More than 330 raids, checkpoints and arrests were witnessed in Shiite towns in February 2018

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18 June 2018 The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 President Trump, I write to you on behalf of Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights to bring to your attention our deep concerns regarding the trial of prisoner of conscience Sheikh Ali Salman. Sheikh Ali Salman is a prominent …

Bahraini human rights organizations welcome statement by UN experts on health status of Sheikh Issa Kassem

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Bahraini human rights organisations welcomed the statement by four UN experts calling for full respect for the rights of the country’s top senior Shiite leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, 76 years old. The organisations demand that Bahraini authorities respond to what the experts called for which is to ensure that medical staff could monitor Sheikh …

Bahraini Human Rights Organizations: The Political Space in Bahrain is turning Dark Black amid the Dissolution of “Waad” Political Party Revealing Lack of Judicial Independency

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Bahraini human rights organizations have said that the Bahraini authorities have strengthened the closure of the democratic space through the decision of the second Supreme Court of Appeal to uphold the verdict of dissolving the National Democratic Action Association (Waad) during the session held on Thursday, 26 October 2017. When other decisions against a number …

GIDHR: The statement of the Bahraini Ministry of Interior (MoI) is inaccurate and The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urgently demanded to inspect the conditions of prisons and detainees in Bahrain

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The statement of the Bahraini Ministry of Interior (MoI) is inaccurate and The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urgently demanded to  inspect the conditions of prisons and detainees in Bahrain On 19 October 2017, Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) issued a statement in response to the social media information on the violations …