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British human rights activist visits Bahrain

officials, politicians and human rights activists, Nabeel Rajab, spokesman for the Bahrain Center for Human ... Leading British human rights advocate and member of the House of Lords, Eric Avebury, arrived in Bahrain ... Leading British human rights advocate and member ...

18/05/2010 - 15:25 - comment 0

Conference Opens in Bahrain; To Discuss Palestine, Iraq and Human Rights

in Bahrain at a congress to review the political situation in the region, especially the situation in occupied Palestine, the U.S. move to launch a military strike against Iraq, human rights issues in the Arab ... 22 Arab countries are scheduled to meet Monday in Bahrain at a congress to review the political ...

18/05/2010 - 15:54 - comment 0

Bahrain criticizes damning U.S. report on violence and human rights

Bahrain's interior ministry denied wrongdoing after a report on violence and human rights in the country was released by the U.S. State Department. In a wide-ranging report published last week , Bahrain’s Interior Ministry criticized a U.S. State Department ...

28/05/2014 - 12:16 - comment 0

U.N. deeply concerned about Bahrain's human rights violations

News, Bahrain) The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has censured ... The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has ... The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has censured the Bahraini regime for human ...

11/06/2014 - 07:07 - comment 0

Human Rights Watch reports: Children tortured in Bahrain

Human Rights Watch have revealed a shocking report: Bahrain security forces routinely detain children without cause and subject them to ill-treatment that may rise to the level of torture; A new website helps Kuwaiti children find their parents who left them ...

Blogs Roundup - 16/09/2013 - 10:44 - comments 2

Bahrain's economy improves, human rights concerns remains

Bahrain's economy signalled that is is improving, with GDP expected to grow at 4-5 per cent in 2012. Human rights abuses remain in the Kingdom however, and the pivotal trade unions could become vocal again. Bahrain's sound economic ...

26/09/2012 - 09:08 - comment 0

Bahrain's dirty secret: How the tiny island nation doubled its prison population since 2011

other acts. A report in regards to prisons by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and the Bahrain ... for Human Rights, was arrested on August 30 at Bahrain's international airport when she tried to visit ... of their rights, and to ensure that all human rights defenders in Bahrain are able to carry out their important ...

28/09/2014 - 07:49 - comment 0

Human Rights 3: The Globalization of Human Rights

in the Yemen, Oman, UAE and Bahrain. In some areas, the report suggests, the basic human rights situation ... is “mixed”, deny their citizens this basic human right. Special mention is made of Bahrain where a movement ... rights in the closing months of the year 2000. The first Bahraini human rights watchdog, the Bahrain ...

18/05/2010 - 18:41 - comment 0

Bahraini activist faces trial over tweets

on Twitter. Rajab, who heads the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, was freed in May after completing ... Nabeel Rajab, a prominent rights activist in Bahrain ... Bahrain’s prominent rights activist , Nabeel Rajab, is to remain in custody and go on trial for posting ...

09/10/2014 - 19:00 - comment 0

UNHCR Hails Bahrain’s Emir for Support of Human Rights

Sunday Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, for his support for human rights. UN Human Rights High Commissioner Mary Robinson hailed Sunday Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa ... office had agreed to conduct a workshop in Bahrain in September for members of the Human Rights Committee ...

18/05/2010 - 18:18 - comment 0