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The former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association (BTA), who were detained at the end of March, will be tried before a military court ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/043/2011
Two prominent Bahraini women activists are to be tried before a military court, raising concerns that they will not receive a fair trial.
A prominent defence lawyer arrested in Bahrain on 15 April was released on 7 August. The charges against him have not been dropped and he has reported being tortured ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/042/2011
Two Bahraini MPs jailed during anti-government protests might still be facing criminal charges despite being released from prison this weekend.
Two Bahraini women activists, both of whom allege they have been tortured in detention, have gone on hunger strike to protest against their imprisonment.
1) Introduction 2) Establishing roots 3) Not giving up 4) On the side of human rights 5) Change and continuity 6) Dangerous work 7) Puncturing the secrecy 8) Power ...
Newsletter NWS 21/003/2011
A former Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) officer detained in Bahrain since 15 February has now been released on bail after being sentenced to one year in prison. His ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/041/2011
Amnesty International calls on Bahrain to release two people held for leading a teachers' strike amid wide-scale protests earlier this year.
The former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association (BTA) have been detained since the end of March. They are now facing trial and Amnesty ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/040/2011
A Bahraini poet sentenced in June for reading a poem was released on 13 July. However, there are reportedly conditions attached to her release and Amnesty International ...
Urgent Action MDE 11/039/2011