The 2013 Annual Report on
Bahrain is now live »
The verdict on the trial of two children and three male adults who participated in protests in Bahrain will be announced on 4 April 2013.
Urgent Action MDE 11/007/2013
The Bahraini authorities must respect freedom of expression and assembly during a week of demonstrations planned to protest against the imprisonment of human rights ...
Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to three months' imprisonment on 28 February for "insulting an officer" in a military hospital. She had been ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/006/2013
Two years after a popular uprising rocked Bahrain, prisoners of conscience remain behind bars and the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly ...
Report MDE 11/005/2013
Prisoners of conscience remain behind bars and activists continue to be jailed just for expressing their views, two years on from Bahrain's 2011 protests.
Prisoners of conscience remain behind bars and activists continue to be jailed just for expressing their views whether via social media or on peaceful marches, ...
Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. His next trial hearing has been scheduled for 29 January.
Urgent Action MDE 11/004/2013
Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and subsequently charged with “spreading false news with the intention ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/002/2013
A decision by the Court of Cassation in Bahrain rejecting an appeal by 13 opposition activists and upholding prison sentences ranging from five years to life is ...
Sixteen-year-old Bahraini Mohammad Mohammad 'Abdulnabi 'Abdulwasi was released from a juvenile detention centre without charge.
Urgent Action MDE 11/001/2013