Amnesty: Human Rights In Bahrain

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The authorities escalated their efforts to stifle freedom of expression, targeting in particular online forums, the last remaining space where Bahrainis could criticize the government. Use of unfair mass trials continued both for people facing terrorism-related charges and protesters. Denaturalization of citizens (stripping them of their nationality) continued, though hundreds of people previously made stateless …

Bahraini Prisoners are at Risk amid of Corona-virus

As the Coronavirus turns into a pandemic that threatens the entire world, most of world governments decided to reduce the risks facing prisoners who, most of the times, are placed in huge numbers inside small cells, making it prone for the virus’ growth. This was the reason why most governmental authorities furloughed their prisoners until …

GIDHR: on the World Health Day, Bahrain’s prisons are overcrowded with prisoners of conscience exposing them to the danger of Novel Coronavirus

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8 April 2020 – The world celebrated its Health Day this year amid Covid 19 pandemic.  Governments are taking exceptional measures to ensure the safety of their people and to slow down the spread of Novel Coronavirus, one of which is releasing prisoners to maintain their well-being, and thus the well being of all the …

Three Bahraini organisations call on the Bahraini authorities to take measures to protect the health of detainees and free all prisoners in light of Coronavirus pandemic

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In light of the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, three Bahraini human rights organisations, SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR), the Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) and the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), have called on the Bahraini authorities to take further measures to protect the health of detainees …

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; …

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 …

Bahraini human rights organizations appeal to the international community and human rights organizations to save prisoners in Bahrain

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The undersigned human rights organizations call upon the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to urgently visit Bahraini prisons to stand upon their situation and invite UN Special Rapporteurs and relevant UN working groups to submit new applications to visit Bahrain. The organizations are calling on the Member States of the Human Rights Council …