Bahrain Centre for Human Rights

Type: Organization
Name: Bahrain Centre for Human Rights
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Bahraini shot in clash dies after two months

ReutersManamaA Bahraini man died yesterday from shotgun pellet wounds sustained during clashes with police almost two months ago, rights activists said, becoming the first person to be killed in such circumstances since February last year.Rights campaigners ... [Published Gulf Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

A YEAR OF MARTYRDOM

Over the last year (April 2013-April 2014) no protesters or rioters have died as a result of police actions, recorded the statistics compiled by a youth group in the Kingdom.No rioters have been shot dead; nobody has been killed by a tear gas canister; ... [Published DailyTribune - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bahraini civil society: Freedom of association must be respected for dialogue to be possible

The undersigned civil society organizations would like to first express gratitude for the important role that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has and continues to play in addressing human rights violations in Bahrain. Bahraini ... [Published Ifex - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

BAHRAIN: Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

Former president and co-founder of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), Mr. Al-Khawaja was sentenced to life in prison in June 2011 by a military court as part of a group of human rights activists and political leaders known as the Bahrain 13. ... [Published Fidh - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

A dark affair

THIS year’s Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain will take place under the cover of darkness. Organisers cite the tenth anniversary of the Gulf island’s Sakhir circuit as reason to hold a night race when the event opens on April 4th. But the gloomy backdrop ... [Published The Economist - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Britain and Bahrain: still allied against democracy and human rights

An interview with Maryam al-Khawaja, a leading Bahraini human rights activist, on the continuing protests in Bahrain, the regime’s continued repression and the UK’s involvement in the ongoing situation. Maryam al-Khawaja is the Acting President of the ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Twisting the facts

Over the past three years, NGOs and media organisations around the world have given a lot of attention to statistics generated by the Bahraini opposition into alleged human rights "violations".Organisations like Physicians for Human Rights have published ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Syria - Free Key Rights Defenders

Government Arbitrarily Holds Darwish, Colleagues Despite UN Demands (Geneva, March 17, 2014) – The government of Syria should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Dec 20 2013 - Updated Dec 20 2013 - 1 reports

Bahrain - Ten rights groups write to UN special rapporteurs about torture of three journalists

Ten human rights groups have written to Frank La Rue, the UN special rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, and Juan Méndez, the UN special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, asking them to ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Dec 20 2013]

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"We have refused to received the body until we get an (official) report that Abdul-Aziz died from shotgun pellets" he said

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Bahraini shot in clash dies after two months [Published Gulf Times - Apr 18 2014]
Bahraini man dies two months after being shot b... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 18 2014]
A YEAR OF MARTYRDOM [Published DailyTribune - Apr 15 2014]
Bahraini civil society: Freedom of association ... [Published Ifex - Apr 11 2014]
BAHRAIN: Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for... [Published Fidh - Apr 09 2014]
A dark affair [Published The Economist - Apr 02 2014]
Britain and Bahrain: still allied against democ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 27 2014]
Twisting the facts [Published Gulf Daily News - Mar 24 2014]
Syria - Free Key Rights Defenders [Published Reporters Without Borders - Mar 17 2014]
Bahrain - Ten rights groups write to UN special... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Dec 20 2013]
Bahrain gripped by renewed protests [Published World Socialist Web Site - Aug 19 2013]
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