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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Bahrain: Fears of violent crackdown ...
13 February 2014

There are fears that the Bahraini authorities may use violence to quash planned demonstrations on 14 February, said Amnesty International, when thousands ...

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Bahrain: Fears of violent crackdown ahead of third ...
13 February 2014

There are fears that the Bahraini authorities may use violence to quash planned demonstrations on 14 February, said Amnesty International, when thousands ...

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Bahrain: Man held incommunicado at risk of torture: Ahmed ...
4 February 2014

Ahmed Mohammad Saleh al-Arab continues to be denied family visits after 27 days of detention. There are fears the authorities are hiding that he has ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/008/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Woman activist sentenced again ...
31 January 2014

Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to a further four months in prison by a Criminal Court in relation to two new cases brought against ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/007/2014

Bahrain: Further information: two Bahraini boys released
28 January 2014

Bahrain's Juvenile Court ordered the release of Jehad Nabeel al-Samee' and 'Abdullah Yousif al-Bahrani on 27 January, but they will remain under ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/006/2014

Bahrain: Death of young detainee shot in head must be ...
27 January 2014

The Bahraini authorities must immediately investigate the death in custody of a 19-year-old boy who was shot in the head by security forces.

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Amnesty International | Bahrain: Death of young detainee shot ...
27 January 2014

The Bahraini authorities must immediately investigate the death in custody of a 19-year-old boy who was shot in the head by security forces, said Amnesty ...

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Bahrain: Further information: Doubts about torture ...
16 January 2014

Bahraini photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was released on bail on 9 January pending investigation on a new charge of “involvement in a Molotov cocktail ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/005/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Activist freed on bail to await ...
14 January 2014

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was released on bail on 9 January, but is still facing trial on charges that relate solely to his exercise of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/004/2014

Bahrain: student arrested, tortured: Ahmad Mshaima'
8 January 2014

Ahmad Mshaima', the son of one of the 13 jailed opposition activists, was arrested on 28 December on the Bahrain border with Saudi Arabia. He is ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/003/2014