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Bahrain: Blogger, lawyer released: Trials underway
10 October 2013

Bahraini blogger and translator Mohammad Hassan Sudayf was released on bail on 3 October. His lawyer, 'Abdul-'Aziz Moussa, had been released ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/051/2013

Bahrain: Activist imprisoned for “insulting” the King: Mahdi ...
7 October 2013

Bahraini political activist Mahdi Sahwan was sentenced by a Lower Criminal Court in Manama to one year's imprisonment for “insulting” the King and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/049/2013

Bahrain: Further information: 15 years' imprisonment for ...
3 October 2013

Bahraini human rights activist Naji Fateel was sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment on 29 September on charges related to his involvement in the ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/047/2013

Bahrain: Write for rights: 13 Jailed opposition activists: Jailed ...
1 October 2013

ImprIsoned for theIr actIvIsmand expressIng opInIons Write a letter - change their lives. 13 jailed Bahraini opposition activists ...

Poster       MDE 11/030/2013

Bahrain: Write for rights: 13 Jailed opposition activists: Jailed ...
1 October 2013

Being a gove rnment critic. can be dang erous in Bah. rain. Thirtee n men have. been behind bars. since 2011 for their acti. vism and exp ressing their ...

Document       MDE 11/029/2013

Bahrain: 50 Shi'a activists sentenced amid torture allegations ...
30 September 2013

Allegations the Bahraini authorities used electric shocks and other torture methods to extract confessions from members of a group of 50 Shi'a activists ...

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Bahrain: Further information: Teenage protesters given 10 ...
30 September 2013

Two Bahraini boys, Jehad Sadeq 'Aziz Salman and Ebrahim Ahmed Radi al-Moqdad, had their 10-year prison sentences upheld by the High Criminal ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/046/2013

Bahrain authorities arrest yet another child
27 September 2013

In a month that has seen an increasing number of children detained in Bahrain, 14-year-old Sayed Hassan Sayed Mohammad Shubbar has been arrested ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/045/2013

Bahrain: US National gets 10 years after unfair trial: Taqi ' ...
25 September 2013

Taqi 'Abdallah al-Maydan, a 25 year-old US national, was sentenced on 24 September to 10 years' imprisonment after unfair trial. He was reportedly ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/044/2013

Bahrain: Further information: Boy aged 13 released on bail in ...
20 September 2013

Salman Mahdi Salman, a 13-year-old Bahraini boy, was released on 10 September following a month long detention where he was allegedly beaten ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/042/2013