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A Bahraini student could face a long prison sentence for reading out a poem criticizing the country's King.
Forty-eight medical workers, all possible prisoners of conscience, appeared before a military court on 6 June 2011 accused of felonies and misdemeanours. Some of ...
Medical Action MDE 11/030/2011
Doctors and nurses facing trial before a military court in Bahrain have made fresh claims of being tortured in detention.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 2 June 2011. Index: MDE 11/028/2011. Bahrain: Harassment of human rights defenders must end. ...
Public Statement MDE 11/028/2011
The call for demonstrations comes as a repressive state of emergency imposed following previous protests, is set to end Wednesday.
Two men are at imminent risk of being executed, after the National Safety Court of Appeal in Bahrain upheld their death sentences on 22 May. They were convicted ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/027/2011
An appeals court in Bahrain has upheld the death sentences of two activists accused of killing police officers during anti-government protests.
A military court has sentenced 15 activists to between one and four years imprisonment for "participating in illegal demonstrations and inciting hatred against ...
A former military officer is still detained months after speaking out in support of pro-reform protests in Bahrain.
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.