Bahrain: Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab released from prison | Update

Full PDF (ENG) On 9 June, human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was released from Bahrain's Jaw prison to serve a non-custodial sentence, after spending nearly four years in arbitrary detention in relation to tweets and media interviews criticising Bahrain’s human rights record. Along with … [Read more...]

Bahrain: UN group calls Nabeel Rajab’s detention arbitrary and discriminatory | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (Arabic) / Full PDF Version (French) / Full PDF Version (Spanish) Nabeel Rajab, human rights activist 127 Rights groups call for immediate release of Nabeel Rajab after UN group calls his detention arbitrary and discriminatory Paris-Geneva-Manama, 29 August 2018 – For … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Summary of Charges against Nabeel Rajab

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Bahrain: Comply With UPR Recommendations and Process | Statement to the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 22, 00:45:29) Check Against Delivery Organization:           Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                          Item 6 – UPR Outcomes - Bahrain Date:                          21 September 2017 Speaker:                   … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Free Unlawfully Imprisoned Human Rights Defender Ghada Jamsheer | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (English) Full PDF Version (Arabic) NGOs call for the release of Ghada Jamsheer, prominent women’s rights activist and President of Women’s Petition Committee, a network of women human rights defenders.  Ms Jamsheer, jailed 19 August on returning from medical treatment in the … [Read more...]

Bahrain: Urgent Appeal for the Release of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version HM Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Office of HM the King P.O. Box 555, Rifa’a Palace Kingdom of Bahrain Cc. The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Foreign & Commonwealth Office King Charles Street, London … [Read more...]

Bahrain: NGOs Call for Human Rights Abuses to Be Addressed in the Forthcoming EU-GCC Ministerial Meeting | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version In a joint letter released 18 July 2016, LRWC and other human rights organizations called on EU ministers to use the EU-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial Meeting to pressure the Bahraini government into ending the suppression of dissent and raise concerns with the GCC over … [Read more...]

Bahrain: NGOs Call for an End to Reprisals against Human Rights Defenders as Nabeel Rajab Arrested and Bahraini Rights Defenders Banned from Travel to Geneva | Joint Letter

PDF Version (English) | PDF Version (Arabic) 16 June 2016 Bahrain: NGOs call for an end to reprisals against human rights defenders as Nabeel Rajab arrested and Bahraini rights defenders banned from travel to Geneva As the 32nd Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in … [Read more...]

Zainab Al-Khawaja: RELEASED 31/05/16

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Bahrain: NGOs Call for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Zainab Al-Khawaja and Her Infant Son | Letter

Full PDF Version 12 April 2016 HM Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa King of Bahrain Riffa Palace Manama, Bahrain Dear King Hamad, We, the undersigned Bahraini and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), would like to unequivocally condemn your government’s arrest of human rights … [Read more...]