Bahrain: The employment of the Covid-19 pandemic for religious persecution

Three human rights organizations, Salam for Democracy and Human Rights (Salam DHR), Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), and Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, published a report titled: “Bahrain: The employment of the Covid-19 pandemic for religious persecution” Introduction: Since 2011, the Bahraini government has persisted in its transformation of the occasion of …

Bahrain Targets Religious Freedoms for 5 Consecutive Years

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The security authorities in Bahrain are taking provocative measures against the ceremonies of Ashura. These measures are considered a blatant violation of the religious freedoms which are ensured by the international covenants and the Bahraini Constitution.  Article 22 of the Bahraini Constitution states that “the State shall guarantee the sanctity of places of worship, freedom …