Human Rights in Kingdom of Bahrain

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Bahrain: Further information: Defence lawyer appears in court
13 June 2011

A prominent defence lawyer arrested in Bahrain on 15 April appeared in court on 12 June without any prior notice being given to his family or lawyers ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/032/2011

Bahraini poet sentenced for reading a poem
13 June 2011

On 12 June a Bahraini poet and student was sentenced to one year in prison for reading a poem criticizing the king of Bahrain.

Urgent Action       MDE 11/031/2011

Bahrain: Medical workers on trial in Bahrain allege torture ...
8 June 2011

Forty-eight medical workers, all possible prisoners of conscience, appeared before a military court on 6 June 2011 accused of felonies and misdemeanours ...

Medical Action       MDE 11/030/2011

Bahrain: Harassment of human rights defenders must end
2 June 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 2 June 2011. Index: MDE 11/028/2011. Bahrain: Harassment of human ...

Public Statement       MDE 11/028/2011

Bahrain set for renewed protests as state of emergency ends ...
31 May 2011

The call for demonstrations comes as a repressive state of emergency imposed following previous protests, is set to end Wednesday.


Bahrain: Further information: Two men at imminent risk of ...
23 May 2011

Two men are at imminent risk of being executed, after the National Safety Court of Appeal in Bahrain upheld their death sentences on 22 May. They were ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/027/2011

Bahrain activists jailed following 'politically motivated' trials ...
18 May 2011

A military court has sentenced 15 activists to between one and four years imprisonment for "participating in illegal demonstrations and inciting hatred ...


Amnesty International Report 2011: State of human rights in ...
13 May 2011

People first called for fundamental change in Tunisia at the end of 2010, the year covered by Amnesty International's latest annual worldwide survey ...

Report       POL 10/012/2011

Bahraini opposition figures face unfair trial
12 May 2011

14 opposition figures who led and participated in the demonstrations in February and March in Bahrain went on trial before a military court today. All ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/026/2011

Bahrain: Update: Health professionals held incommunicado
11 May 2011

UPDATE: On 26 April 2011 Amnesty International reported that more than 30 health professionals, including doctors and nurses, had been arrested ...

Medical Action       MDE 11/025/2011