BCHR Demands Jaw Prison Allow Political Prisoner Sadiq Salman to Participate in Father's Funeral
Zainab Al-Khamis, head of the Monitoring and Follow-up Committee at the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, demanded that the administration of Jaw Central Prison facilitate the temporary release of political prisoner Sadiq Ali Salman to attend the funeral and burial of his father, who passed away on February 9, 2024.
BCHR: 65 HR Violations against Citizens in May 2023
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) monitored more than 65 human rights violations committed by the regime against citizens in May 2023.
BCHR: Bahrain Continues to Restrict Freedom of Journalists, Producers of Media Content since 2011
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights confirmed that "freedom of opinion and expression is still restricted in Bahrain against those who practice journalistic work and producers of media content on the Internet since 2011 until the present day."
BCHR: 33 Protests on Feb. 14, 24 Arrests including Woman within 3 Days
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights said that it documented 33 protests across Bahraini areas on the 11th anniversary of February 14th uprising.
BCHR: Application of Political Isolation Law on Bahraini Society for Human Rights Members Hinders HR Activists Work
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights called on the Bahraini authorities to reverse the application of the political isolation law, especially on the members of Bahraini Society for Human Rights.
BCHR Concerned about Serbia's Extradition of Dissident Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expressed deep concern about the Serbian government's extradition of Bahraini dissident Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain.
10 Years after BICI Report, Bahrain Only Applied One Recommendation out of 26 (BCHR)
In a detailed report on the tenth anniversary of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry report, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights said the full and honest implementation of the BICI 26 recommendations was supposed to pave the way for a new era in Bahrain, however, Bahrain is still in turmoil.
BCHR Calls on Authorities to Release Political Prisoners, Start Constructive National Dialogue
"The release of political prisoners is the necessary first step to pave the way for a constructive national dialogue that brings together all parties and lays the foundation for a new era in Bahrain, and today's Eid is an ideal time for such a step," said Nedal Al-Salman, president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR).
Bahrainis Continue Protests for 16th Day as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Jaw Prison
The families of political prisoners in Bahrain continued their peaceful protests for the consecutive sixteenth day, insistently demanding the release of their imprisoned family members, who have been suffering from injustice, the effects of the pandemic and medical negligence in Jaw Central Prison.
60 Political Prisoners Released So Far Under Alternative Penal Code: Bahrain Center for Human Rights
The head of the monitoring and documentation unit at Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Inas Aoun, said that the Center recorded, yesterday, April 11, 2021, the release of about 60 political prisoners during the past three days.
Number of Released Political Prisoners Increased to 51, Says Inas Aoun
Head of the Monitoring and Documentation Unit at Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Inas Aoun, announced that the number of released political prisoners has risen up to 51 within two days.
48 Political Prisoners Died in Bahrain's Prisons since 2011: Bahrain Center for Human Rights
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) issued a statement following the death of inmate Abbas Hasan Malallah (50) in Jaw Central Prison.
BCHR Calls on Bahraini Authorities to Release Prisoners for Humanitarian Reasons after Outbreak of Coronavirus among Them
BCHR called on the Bahraini authorities to immediately release the prisoners for humanitarian reasons, and to adopt the principle of social distancing to limit the spread of the virus in prisons, in addition to providing protective supplies such as masks, disinfectants, and gloves to reduce the risk of infection.
118 NGOs Demand Danish Gov't to Strengthen Efforts to Release HR Activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
118 international and Bahraini rights groups called for renewing efforts to secure the immediate and unconditional release of a prominent human rights defender and dual Danish-Bahraini citizen.
BCHR and SALAM Org. Demand Release of Detained Children, Granting Nationality to Children Revoked of Nationalities
BCHR and SALAM issued a joint statement on the World Children's Day in which they demanded the unconditional and immediate release of detained children, stressing that the Bahraini children are being used as a card of extortion and revenge by the authorities.
Torture Story of Political Detainee Zuheir Ibrahim who was Sentence to Death: HR Documentation
The information mentioned in this report is a brief of a report issued by BCHR two years ago, in which it documented what happened to political prisoner Zuheir Ibrahim Jassim, whose death sentence was upheld on Monday (June 15, 2020) by the cassation court, noting that this was a final verdict pending the King's ratification.
NGOs Congratulate Nabeel Rajab on his Release, Confirm his Right to Obtain Unconditional Freedom
Three Bahraini human rights organizations congratulated prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, for his release after 5 years of arrest over a tweet in which he criticized war on Yemen and charges related to freedom of expression.
Releases in Coronavirus Times: Over 115 Prisoners Released, More to be Freed
In the past two days, the Bahraini authorities have released nearly 115 political prisoners, according to the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, while Al-Wafaa Islamic Movement said it recorded the release of about 155 political prisoners between March 10 and 15.
Al-Salman Hails Initiatives to Release Large Number of Convicts, Calls for Clearing Prisons of Political Prisoners
The acting president of BCHR Nidal Al-Salman commented on the release of a number of convicts as part of the alternative penalty law by saying that “the initiatives issued by the King of Bahrain to release convicts in cases of opinion, whether by royal pardon or through the implementation of the alternative penalty law, are appreciated.”
On 8th Anniv. of Bassiouni Report, 3 Bahraini Org. Call on Bahraini Gov't to Launch Genuine, Comprehensive National Reconciliation
Three Bahraini organizations, Bahrain Interfaith, the Bahrain Press Association and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, issued today (November 23, 2019) a statement in London on the eighth anniversary of the issuance of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry's report "Bassiouni report".