Bahrain: Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace – Need for Immediate Medical Attention in a Private Hospital | Letter

Full PDF Version Thursday, January 21, 2016 Shaikh Hamad bin 'Issa Al Khalifa King of Bahrain Office of His Majesty the King P.O. Box 555, Rifa’a Palace, Al-Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa Prime Minister Kingdom of Bahrain Al-Manama, Kingdom of … [Read more...]

Bahrain: NGOs Call for Removal of Ban Preventing Nabeel Rajab from Leaving Bahrain | Letter

Full PDF (English) | Full PDF (Arabic) LRWC joined 26 other NGOs to call for the removal of a ban preventing  prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab from leaving Bahrain. The travel ban has no legal justification, there having been no judicial determination that Mr. Rajab was likely to … [Read more...]

Bahrain: European Parliament Urges Bahrain’s King to Lift Nabeel Rajab’s Travel Ban and Drop Charges | Joint Letter

Full PDF (English) | Full PDF (French) LRWC joined 20 other international human rights organizations in an open letter (in English and French) calling for the withdrawal of all charges against prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and removal of the ban that prevents him from … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Renewed Calls for al-Singace Release as Protest Hits 200 Days | Letter

Full PDF Version Renewed Calls for al-Singace Release as Protest Hits 200 Days 7 October 2015 – Today marks the 200th day of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al- Singace’s protest. Since 21 March, Dr al-Singace has boycotted all solid food in protest of the … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Release Prisoner of Conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace as Hunger Strike Reaches 160th Day | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version Forty-two NGOs including LRWC demand the immediate release from prison of prominent human rights defender Dr Abduljalil al-Singace who has been on a hunger strike in prison since 21 March 2015. Dr. Dr Abduljalil al-Singace was sentenced by a military court by life in prison for … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Human Rights Defenders Threatened with Prosecution for Speaking at a UN Human Rights Council Side Event in Geneva | Letter

Full PDF Version Human rights defenders threatened with prosecution for speaking at a UN Human Rights Council side event in Geneva. On March 15, 2015 a member of the Bahrain Parliament and Chair of the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee was removed from a side event for threatening two … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Persecution of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab | Letter

Full PDF Version Thursday, February 26, 2015 Shaikh Hamad bin 'Issa Al Khalifa King of Bahrain Office of His Majesty the King P.O. Box 555, Rifa’a Palace, Al-Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa Prime Minister Kingdom of Bahrain Al-Manama, Kingdom … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Verdict Expected for Nabeel Rajab 20 January, NGOs Call for Charges to be Dropped | Letter

Full PDF Version Verdict Expected for Nabeel Rajab 20 January, NGOs Call for Charges to be Dropped 19 January 2015 - On 20 January, a verdict is expected in the trial of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent Bahraini activist and internationally recognized human rights defender. President of the … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Bahrain Elections Must Not Be Used to Cover Human Rights Violations | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version LRWC joined 25 other NGOs in a statement released on the eve of the 22 November election in Bahrain. The joint statement expresses concern with grave ongoing human rights abuses, the lack of necessary reform and the fact that the election is being boycotted by a coalition of the … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Bahrain’s Allies Must Take Action to Free Human Rights Defenders | Joint Statement

Full PDF (English) | Full PDF (Arabic) Bahrain’s allies must take action to free human rights defenders 28 October 2014 - The undersigned 40 organisations call on the international community to publicly condemn the ongoing crackdown on human rights defenders, who face harassment, … [Read more...]