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Two Bahraini men's death sentences imposed by a military court were quashed on 9 January. The cases have been sent to a civilian court of appeal.
Urgent Action MDE 11/002/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. Index: MDE 01/002/2012. Strictly embargoed until 0001hrs Monday 9 January. Q&A: The State ...
Questions And Answers MDE 01/002/2012
2011 was a year without precedent for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. It was a year in which millions of people of all ages and backgrounds ...
Report MDE 01/001/2012
A leading Bahraini human rights defender describes how he was attacked by riot police during a peaceful protest.
Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012 unless governments in the region and international powers ...
Police allegedly subjected 18 year old Hassan 'Oun to beatings and threats of rape after his arrest in Manama this week.
Hassan 'Oun, an 18-year-old student accused of illegal public gathering, has allegedly been subjected to tortured and other ill-treatment while in detention in ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/001/2012
Zainab al-Khawaja and Ma'suma Sayyid Sharaf were released on 20 December. They had been arrested on 15 December for participating in a protest. However, the charges ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/069/2011
There are fears for the health of the former president of the Bahrain Teacher's Association (BTA) Mahdi 'Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb following allegations that he was ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/068/2011
Blogger and activist Zainab al-Khawaja's father and husband are both in prison in the aftermath of popular protests this year.