Category : Bahrain

Bahrain: Index condemns the arrest of prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab

Index condemns last night’s arrest of Index’s 2012 Award winner and head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Nabeel Rajab and the ongoing harassment of human rights activists in Bahrain

Why I won’t be going to Bahrain next week

Government changes visa rules to prevent seven rights groups visiting Bahrain next week

Bahraini activist serving life sentence writes letter from prison

Prominent Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has been serving a life sentence since April 2011 for his involvement in anti-government protests last year. Al-Khawaja, who is also a Danish citizen, recently wrote a letter from prison to the Minister of Foreign Affairs to push for his release

Index and rights groups report condemns ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain

An international mission today releases a report asking Bahraini officials to deliver on reform promises, and to stop continuing violations of free expression

Justice Denied in Bahrain: Freedom of Expression and Assembly Curtailed

alt informationThe following report documents the findings of a delegation comprised of representatives from six international rights groups (three members and three partners of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, IFEX), which carried out a fact-finding mission between 20-30 November, 2011, in order to gain an understanding of the state of free expression and the status […]

Justice Denied in Bahrain: Freedom of Expression and Assembly Curtailed

The following report documents the findings of a delegation comprised of representatives from six international rights groups (three members and three partners of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, IFEX), which carried out a fact-finding mission between 20-30 November, 2011, in order to gain an understanding of the state of free expression and the status […]

Free speech for Bahrain

International delegation to Bahrain calls for an end to free expression violations and for human rights defenders to be freed