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Bahrain: Further information: Fears of torture for Bahraini ...
19 October 2011

The former vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association (BTA), Jalila al-Salman, has been re-arrested in Bahrain and sent to jail ahead of her ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/057/2011

Arms transfers to the Middle East and North Africa: Lessons for ...
19 October 2011

Police and security forces in the Middle East and North Africa responded to the mass popular uprisings witnessed there after December 2010 with brutal ...

Report       ACT 30/117/2011

Amnesty International | Fears for Bahraini teacher after pre ...
18 October 2011

There are fears for the safety of a former vice-president of the Bahrain Teacher's Association after she was arrested in heavy-handed fashion before dawn ...

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Fears for Bahraini teacher after pre-dawn arrest | Amnesty ...
18 October 2011

More than 30 security officials dragged Bahraini teacher and activist Jalila al-Salman from her home early this morning.

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Bahrain: Women and girls detained in Bahrain
11 October 2011

Sixteen women and four girls, detained on 23 September 2011, are being tried on charges which include 'illegal gathering', and “incitement to hatred ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/056/2011

Bahrain: Further information: Date set for Bahrain execution ...
11 October 2011

The final judicial decision on whether the death sentences of two Bahraini men will be upheld will be heard on 24 October. If their death sentences are ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/055/2011

Death of teenage Bahrain protester must be fully investigated ...
7 October 2011

Ahmed al-Jaber al-Qatan, 16, was shot while participating in an anti-government protest after riot police opened fire.

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Bahrain: Further information: Civilian 'retrial' of medics set for ...
7 October 2011

The appeal for twenty health professionals sentenced by a military court in Bahrain on 29 September to between five and 15 years has been set for 23 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/054/2011

Re-trial for Bahraini medics an 'important step towards justice' ...
6 October 2011

Bahrain's Public Prosecutor has ordered the re-trial of 20 doctors and health workers handed prison terms by a military court of up to 15 years.

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Bahraini health professionals sentenced
30 September 2011

Twenty health professionals were sentenced by a military court in Bahrain on 29 September to between five and 15 years in prison. Amnesty International ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/053/2011