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Human Rights in Kingdom of Bahrain

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Bahrain: Further information: Harassment of Bahrainis ...
30 October 2014

Ten Bahrainis, whose nationality was arbitrarily revoked in 2012, are at risk of harassment and intimidation while awaiting the appeal against a court ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/042/2014

Amnesty International | Bahrain: Halt deportation of individuals ...
28 October 2014

A decision by a court in Bahrain today to deport 10 people who have been stripped of their Bahraini nationality must be quashed, said Amnesty ...

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Amnesty International | Bahrain: Release activist facing three ...
27 October 2014

Bahrain's authorities must immediately release Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights activist who has been detained over tweets he posted that were ...

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Bahrain: Further information: Activist sentenced for comments ...
23 October 2014

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/041/2014

Bahrain: further information: Maryam Al-Khawaja leaves ...
17 October 2014

Bahraini human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja's travel ban has been lifted, and she has left Bahrain. The charges against her have not been dropped ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/040/2014

Bahrain: Release activist detained for ripping up photo of King ...
15 October 2014

A human rights activist detained for “insulting” Bahrain's King after she tore up a photograph of the monarch in court yesterday is a prisoner of conscience ...

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Bahrain: Activist arrested in court: Zainab Al-Khawaja
15 October 2014

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested on 14 October 2014 after she tore up a picture of the King in court where she was appearing on two ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/039/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Hussain Hubail's appeal rejected
13 October 2014

Photographer Hussain Hubail's appeal against his five-year sentence has been rejected by the High Criminal Court of Appeal. He was sentenced on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/038/2014

Bahrain: Open letter regarding the detention of Nabeel Rajab
9 October 2014

In this open letter, Amnesty International expresses grave concern about the detention of Nabeel Rajab, the well-known human rights defender, and ...

Open Letter       MDE 11/037/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Nabeel Rajab charged, risks ...
9 October 2014

Nabeel Rajab has been charged with “publicly insulting official institutions”. His detention has been extended and he will face trial on 19 October before ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/036/2014