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Blogger and activist Zainab al-Khawaja's father and husband are both in prison in the aftermath of popular protests this year.
Zainab al-Khawaja, an activist whose father has been sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in protests in Bahrain, was arrested on 15 December during ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/067/2011
The appeal hearing before a civilian court of 20 Bahraini health professionals sentenced by a military court has been postponed until 9 January.
Urgent Action MDE 11/065/2011
Two men's death sentences imposed by a military court in Bahrain will now be ruled on in January. Amnesty International is calling for their execution not to be ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/064/2011
Bahrain's High Criminal Court of Appeal has upheld the six-month prison sentences of 14 people convicted of, among other things, taking part in an "illegal gathering ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/063/2011
The BICI report's recommendations must be used to lay the foundations of far-reaching rights reform in Bahrain.
The BICI report's publication marks a key opportunity for Bahraini authorities to ensure justice for victims of abuses during this year's protests.
Fourteen people sentenced to six months in prison in Bahrain after a peaceful anti-government protest may be prisoners of conscience. Their appeal will be heard ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/061/2011
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY 17 November 2011. Index: MDE 11/060/2011. Amnesty International in Bahrain for Commission of Inquiry report launch. ...
PressItem MDE 11/060/2011
Amnesty International will be in Bahrain for the 23 November launch of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) report (also sometimes called the “Bassiouni ...