Government of Bahrain

Type: Organization
Name: Government of Bahrain
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Human Rights groups condemn increase in UK arms sales to Bahrain

RNA - BCHR reported that Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) strongly condemn the United ... [Published Rasa News Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

ALBA OPTIMISTIC ON GROWTH TARGET

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) is  to hit its annual production growth targets according to a statement issued by the Chairman of Alba’s Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday.   The Board approved the 2015 Marketing Plan and ... [Published DailyTribune - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chemco expanding into W Asia

Mumbai-based Chemco Group, a manufacturer of high-grade plastic bottles and containers, will commission the first phase of its $25-million (₹150-crore) factory in Manama to cater to multinational food and beverage companies.The objective is to cater to ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

‘Bahrain Govt Doesn't Respect Any Justice System’

TEHRAN (FNA)- A prominent Bahraini rights activist has gone on hunger strike - two weeks after being detained. Maryam al-Khawaja was arrested at the airport and charged with assaulting a police officer after she was denied entry. [VIDEO] ... [Published Fars News Agency - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Bahrain 'jails' Kiwi for fraud

He believes Bahrain's education minister used anti-government protests and the context of political instability to force his resignation.The prison sentence was merely a way of the Bahrain Government "carrying on their punitive little crusade" against ... [Published Dominion Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

UN Urge Bahrain to Release Prominent Human Rights Defender

5 September 2014 – A group of independent United Nations experts today urged the Government of Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, who has been detained since 30 August on charges of assaulting a police officer. ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain Government aims at achieving food security

: Monday, September 08 - 2014 @ 10:14Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Abdullah Fakhro said that Food security is a top priority in the Government’s policy, Bahrain News Agency reported. He affirmed the ministry’s firm resolve to ensure the market ... [Published AME Info - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Leading Human Rights Activist Imprisoned in Bahrain

Maryam al-Khawaja attends the premiere of 'We Are The Giant' at The Marc Theatre during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah. Image: Aaron Davidson/ for Sundance Film Festival By Brian Ries 2014-09-06 14:33:32 UTCJust ... [Published Mashable - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

UN experts urge Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender

A group of independent United Nations experts today urged the Government of Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, who has been detained since 30 August on charges of assaulting a police officer. ... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Abdul Hadi al-Khawaja starts new hunger strike

He also informed his family that due to the drugging, force feeding and the forced ending of his last hunger strike, he will also refuse to be taken to any hospital, the prison clinic or to receive any IV treatment during his strike.Al-Khawaja was arbitrary ... [Published Islam Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Bahrain Government Denies Access to Congressman McGovern and Human Rights First (8/21/14)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Human Rights First issued the following news release: Human Rights First today said that the Bahraini government's refusal to allow Congressman James McGovern (D-MA) and Human Rights First's Brian Dooley to enter the country demonstrates ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Group Says Bahrain Government Used FinFisher to Spy on Activists and Others (August 8, 2014)

According to the Bahrain Watch rights group, the Bahrain government allegedly used FinFisher to conduct surveillance on activists and lawyers there....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 13 2014]

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"The UKUK government is not just silent in the face of Bahrain's ongoing human rights abuses: it is act ively enabling repression by whitewashing the regime and giving it practical and moral support with arms sales" said Sarah Waldron, Campaign Coordinator for CAAT
"Alba is optimistic about the projections for the 2015 Marketing plan."
"But [they] have nothing to do with what this is about" he said
"Incidents like this are not good for New Zealand . . . and I'd expect the [Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade] will try to downplay this one to mitigate reputational risk."

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Human Rights groups condemn increase in UK arms... [Published Rasa News Agency - 3 hours ago]
As Trial of Activist Maryam Al Khawaja Approach... [Published Human Rights First - Sep 26 2014]
ALBA OPTIMISTIC ON GROWTH TARGET [Published DailyTribune - Sep 25 2014]
Aluminium Bahrain BSCC : Alba optimistic on 201... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 24 2014]
PM Browne begins Week-Long Engagements at the U... [Published Government of Antigua and Barbuda - Sep 23 2014]
Chemco expanding into W Asia [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 17 2014]
‘Bahrain Govt Doesn't Respect Any Justice System’ [Published Fars News Agency - Sep 14 2014]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Bahrain 'jails' Kiwi for fraud [Published Dominion Post - Sep 11 2014]
Bahrain 'jails' Kiwi for fraud [Published The Press NZ - Sep 11 2014]
UN Urge Bahrain to Release Prominent Human Righ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 09 2014]
Bahrain Government aims at achieving food security [Published AME Info - Sep 08 2014]
Leading Human Rights Activist Imprisoned in Bah... [Published Mashable - Sep 06 2014]
Leading Human Rights Activist Imprisoned in Bah... [Published Mashable! - Sep 06 2014]
UN experts urge Bahrain to release prominent hu... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Sep 05 2014]
Indian businesses to showcase investment opport... [Published 24x7 News - Sep 05 2014]
Manama to host OIFC Diaspora Engagement Meet [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 03 2014]
Abdul Hadi al-Khawaja starts new hunger strike [Published Islam Times - Sep 03 2014]
Bahrain - Joint-letter to release Bahraini phot... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Aug 30 2014]
Bahrain human rights activist is back on hunger... [Published Islam Times - Aug 27 2014]
State Department Responds to Bahrain's Denial o... [Published Human Rights First - Aug 26 2014]
Bahrain Government Denies Access to Congressman... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 22 2014]
Bahrain Government Denies Access to Congressman... [Published Human Rights First - Aug 21 2014]
Watch Group Says Bahrain Government Used FinFis... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 13 2014]
Bahrain cbank’s short-term bond oversubscribed ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 12 2014]
Bahrain: Bahrain should stop persecution of Shi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 24 2014]
Independent UN human rights expert urges Bahrai... [Published UN News Centre - Human Rights - Apr 24 2014]
Independent UN human rights expert urges Bahrai... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Apr 24 2014]
Bahrain to host ITU's Global Symposium for Regu... [Published Telecompaper - Mar 24 2014]
India, Bahrain committed to expanding bilateral... [Published Topnews.in - Dec 09 2013]
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UN Urge Bahrain to Release Prominent Human Righ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 09 2014]
5 September 2014 – A group of independent United Nations experts today urged the Government of Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, who has been detained since 30 August on charges of assaulting a police officer. ...
Leading Human Rights Activist Imprisoned in Bah... [Published Mashable! - Sep 06 2014]
UPDATED 12:32 p.m. ET:This story was updated to include Saturday's court decision to extend Maryam's detention by ten days.Just 26 years old and already a renowned human rights activist, Maryam al-Khawaja is following in her father's footsteps.But ...
UN experts urge Bahrain to release prominent hu... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Sep 05 2014]
A group of independent United Nations experts today urged the Government of Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, who has been detained since 30 August on charges of assaulting a police officer. ...
Watch Group Says Bahrain Government Used FinFis... [Published SANS NewsBites - Aug 13 2014]
According to the Bahrain Watch rights group, the Bahrain government allegedly used FinFisher to conduct surveillance on activists and lawyers there....... ...
Bahrain: Bahrain should stop persecution of Shi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 24 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Bahrain GENEVA (24 April 2014) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Heiner Bielefeldt, today urged the Government of Bahrain to stop the harassment and persecution of the most ...
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