Government of Bahrain

Type: Organization
Name: Government of Bahrain
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain - Joint-letter to release Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humeidan

Reporters Without Borders signed a joint letter, with 10 organizations, addressed to the King of Bahrain calling for the release of Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humeidan, held for past 19 months. HM Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa King of Bahrain Rifaa ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain human rights activist is back on hunger strike

.” In a statement made to members of his immediate family during a visit today, AlKhawaja declared that he would refuse all food and liquids with the exception of water. He also informed his family that due to the drugging, force feeding and the forced ... [Published Islam Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

State Department Responds to Bahrain's Denial of Access to Rep. McGovern and Human Rights First

Last week Congressman James McGovern (D-MA) announced that he and I had been refused access to Bahrain . This move by the Bahraini government, just one month after they expelled senior State Department official Tom Malinowski, has  further strained tensions ... [Published Human Rights First - Aug 26 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 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

GCC ministers cancel EU meeting after criticism of Bahrain's human rights record

Foreign ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have reportedly cancelled an upcoming meeting with their EU counterparts, in protest at member states having signed a statement at the UN Human Rights Council condemning Bahrain’s human rights ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 18 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]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain cbank’s short-term bond oversubscribed 315pc

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has said its monthly issue of short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk Al-Ijara, has been oversubscribed 315 per cent.The subscriptions worth BD63 million ($166.1 million) were received for the BD20 million issue, which ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

European Tech Company Helped Bahrain Government Spy On Arab Spring Activists

The Bahraini government spied on some of the country's most prominent lawyers, politicians, journalists, and activists during the Arab Spring revolutionary movement, new documents show.Netzpolitik.org reports that using the malicious FinFisher spyware ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain Government Throttles Political Dissent

By Jannat MajeedOn July 24, 2014 the Bahraini Ministry of Justice filed lawsuits to suspend for three months two opposition groups, the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) and the Justice and Development Movement (JDM).  These lawsuits come on ... [Published Human Rights First - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola fears spread to Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain — Government officials here announced Tuesday they were stepping up preventative efforts to avert an outbreak of the Ebola virus that is spreading in West African nations.Bahraini officials are putting the country on high alert after a ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Great Lakes wins $35 million land reclamation contract in Bahrain

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation ("Great Lakes") (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced the award of a contract valued at approximately ... [Published Portnews - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Independent UN human rights expert urges Bahrain to stop persecuting Shi’a Muslims

An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government of Bahrain to stop the harassment and persecution of a Shi’a Muslim leader who was reportedly forced to leave the country following threats from State security agents to arrest ... [Published UN News Centre - Human Rights - Apr 24 2014]

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Eric King, deputy director of Privacy International, told The Intercept that spyware companies like Gamma "have been allowed to operate with impunity, selling intrusive surveillance equipment to states where there is no public scrutiny of surveillance or clear laws regulating its use."
...The company is looking forward to being involved in another strategic project for the Government. "We appreciate the opportunity to work with the Ministry of Works on this land reclamation project. We recognize the importance of this project to Bahrain as it will contribute to further economic growth in the country and are pleased to be a part of the endeavor" John O'Brien, Vice President, International Operations stated
...Law for Political Societies," and this week the Bahrain authorities went to court to seek the suspension of the al Wefaq group for three months "until it rectifies its illegal status following the annulment of four general assemblies for lack of a quorum and the non-commitment to the public and transparency requirements for holding them."
It, however, found no clear evidence of Iran "s involvement in the unrest."

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Bahrain - Joint-letter to release Bahraini phot... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Aug 30 2014]
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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]
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GCC ministers cancel EU meeting after criticism... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 18 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 Government Throttles Political Dissent [Published Human Rights First - Aug 08 2014]
European Tech Company Helped Bahrain Government... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 08 2014]
Ebola fears spread to Bahrain [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 06 2014]
Great Lakes wins $35 million land reclamation c... [Published Portnews - Jul 29 2014]
Bahrain Regime Targets Opposition -- and the Un... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 24 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]
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Guatemala: Human Rights Council discusses repor... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
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Bahrain: Secretary-General condemns bomb attack... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 05 2014]
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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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An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government of Bahrain to stop the harassment and persecution of a Shi'a Muslim leader who was reportedly forced to leave the country following threats from State security agents to arrest ...
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Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Afghanistan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Colombia, Guatemala, Guinea, Libya, Somalia Hears the Introduction of Reports on Afghanistan, Libya, Guinea, Somalia and the Central African Republic The Human Rights ...
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Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Bahrain 4 March 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the bomb attack on Monday in the village of Daih, Bahrain, which led to the death of three policemen. Mr. Ban, in a statement issued by his spokesperson, conveyed ...
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