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Bahrain: Grand Prix Protestors tortured
21 August 2013

Nafeesa al-'Asfoor, a mother-of-two, was arrested along with Rayhana al-Mousawi on 20 April as they were peacefully protesting near the Formula ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/034/2013

Bahrain: Female activist detained: Seddiqa al-Basri
16 August 2013

Seddiqa al-Basri, a 27-year-old mother of two, has been detained since 14 August. Three other women and a girl were detained with her but released ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/033/2013

Amnesty International | Bahrain: End crackdown on peaceful ...
13 August 2013

The Bahraini authorities must not crack down on mass anti-government protests scheduled for tomorrow said Amnesty International. The organization ...

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Bahrain: End crackdown on peaceful demonstrations ...
13 August 2013

Amnesty International fears that new legislation introduced last week will be used to legitimize the use of force to quash peaceful protests in Bahrain.

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Bahraini activist arrested and charged: Mohammad Sanad al ...
13 August 2013

Bahraini banker Mohammad Sanad al-Makina was arrested on 9 August 2013 at Bahrain International Airport when leaving for a holiday with members ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/032/2013

Bahrain: Further information: Bahraini blogger and ...
9 August 2013

Bahraini blogger and translator Mohammad Hassan Sudayf and photographer Hussain Hubail have reportedly been tortured or otherwise ill-treated. ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/031/2013

Amnesty International | Bahrain: New decrees ban dissent as ...
7 August 2013

Two new emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain last night, which include the banning of all protests, are a further shameful attempt to completely ...

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Bahrain: New decrees ban dissent as further protests ...
7 August 2013

Two new emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain last night, which include the banning of all protests, are a further shameful attempt to ban ...

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Bahrain: Child sent to prison after demonstration
2 August 2013

A 15-year-old boy, Hussain al-Hawaj, was sentenced to five years' imprisonment by a Bahraini court on 9 June for participation in a protest, arson and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/027/2013

Bahrain: Social media activists risk torture in Bahrain
2 August 2013

Mohammad Hassan Sayef, a 26-year-old blogger and translator and Hussain Habib, a 23-year-old cameraman, were arrested separately on 31 July ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/028/2013