The 2013 Annual Report on
Bahrain is now live »
Sixteen-year-old Bahraini Mohammad Mohammad 'Abdulnabi 'Abdulwasi was released from a juvenile detention centre without charge.
Urgent Action MDE 11/001/2013
Sixteen-year-old Mohammad Mohammad 'Abdulnabi 'Abdulwasi was transferred from an adult prison to a juvenile detention centre and his family have been allowed to ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/072/2012
The detention of a 16-year-old Bahraini boy in an adult prison has been extended for a further week despite the Bahraini authorities' failure to bring any charges ...
A Bahraini man had his six-month prison sentence upheld on appeal, while three others are serving four-month prison sentences, all for allegedly insulting the King ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/071/2012
A child arrested in Bahrain is being held without charge in an adult prison. He has not seen his family or lawyer and his detention has been extended until the ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/070/2012
Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested on 9 December and her detention has been extended twice. She was also sentenced the following day to one month's ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/069/2012
The conviction against Bahraini human rights activist, NabeeI Rajab, was upheld on 11 December. However his three-year prison sentence was reduced to two years.
Urgent Action MDE 11/068/2012
Bahrain urged to release a prominent human rights defender whose conviction for involvement in anti-government protests has been upheld.
Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on 16 November and the charges against him were dropped.
Urgent Action MDE 11/067/2012
Bahrain is facing a stark choice between the rule of law, or sliding into a downward spiral of repression and instability.