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Bahrain jails prominent activist Rajab for 3 years

Bahrain jails prominent activist Rajab for 3 years Bahraini Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to three years in jail for “participation in an illegal assembly” and “calling for a march without prior notification.” Rajab has been in … Continue reading

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Pro-Democracy Demonstrator Ahmed Aoun Must Be Provided Medical Treatment

Pro-Democracy Demonstrator Ahmed Aoun Must Be Provided Medical Treatment (BCHR – Copenhagen) – Mr. Ahmed Aoun is a seventeen year old student and demonstrator in Bahrain who has a metal pellet lodged in his eye which was fired from a … Continue reading

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First session of Court of Appeal in the case of the 21 political leaders and activists held under tight security procedures

20 May 2012 Bahrain Center for Human Rights documents the proceedings of the Bahraini court to which hundreds of defendants are taken since the start of the uprising on 14 February 2011 and thereafter, where all capabilities of the security … Continue reading

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The Case of The Missing Interview with Nabeel Rajab, Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights

This article should have contained an interview with the Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) Nabeel Rajab, who was arrested on 7 May, three days before our planned meeting in Manama, Bahrain. Due to the fact that … Continue reading

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Bahrain activist says charge over tweets ‘vindictive’

DUBAI — Prominent Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab told a court on Wednesday that a charge that he tweeted insults against the government was “vindictive,” as dozens of lawyers turned up to defend him. “The charge against me is vindictive … Continue reading

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Bahrain activists may be charged for webpostings

(AP) MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain is stepping up pressure on anti-government activists ahead of elections this week, warning they could face jail for posting Web messages urging protests or other acts of dissent. The Interior Ministry statement is part of … Continue reading

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Bahrain, Striking Doctors free due to Solidarity – Concerns regarding their Trial remain.

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) reports today, that the striking Medical Doctors were released due to outpouring national and international solidarity. Concerns however, remain with respect to their trial and eventual sentencing, due to the outrageous character of the … Continue reading

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