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Bahrain: Violations against prisoners continue with ongoing sit-ins

Bahrain: Violations against prisoners continue with ongoing sit-ins

A number of detainees in the juvenile detention center ‘Dry Dock’ complained about the poor quality of the meals served to them. Bahraini human rights activist, Ibtisam Al-Saegh, said that the most important needs of the child are a sufficient…
Detained Bahraini Shia cleric assaulted and denied medical care

Detained Bahraini Shia cleric assaulted and denied medical care

Leading Shia cleric, Abduljalil al-Miqdad has been brutally assaulted at Bahrain’s notorious Jaw Prison en route to his medical appointment. Al-Miqdad is the founder of a Shia opposition political group in Bahrain. He has spent 11 years in prison and…
Bahrain imposes restrictions on those wishing to travel as the Arbaeen Pilgrimage approaches

Bahrain imposes restrictions on those wishing to travel as the Arbaeen Pilgrimage approaches

With the pilgrimage of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, approaching, and thousands of Shia citizens from Bahrain are preparing to visit the holy shrines in Iraq, the Department of Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs of the Ministry of Interior…
Bahrain: Mourning Ceremony on martyrdom anniversary of Imam Zain al-Abidin, peace be upon him, in the Husseiniyah of Matam al-Sakin

Bahrain: Mourning Ceremony on martyrdom anniversary of Imam Zain al-Abidin, peace be upon him, in the Husseiniyah of Matam al-Sakin

A mourning ceremony was held in the Husseiniyah of Matam al-Sakin, affiliated with the Shirazi Religious Authority in Bahrain, on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Zain al-Abidin, peace be upon him. The ceremony was set up with…
Jaw Prison in Bahrain transfers 15 prisoners of conscience to an unknown destination

Jaw Prison in Bahrain transfers 15 prisoners of conscience to an unknown destination

Tension prevailed in Jaw Central Prison, after its administration moved a number of political detainees to the investigation building as part of the systematic policy of restriction and terrorism. Human rights sources reported that the Jaw Prison administration transferred 15…
Bahrain: International human rights organizations demand release of Abdul Jalil Al-Singace

Bahrain: International human rights organizations demand release of Abdul Jalil Al-Singace

Fifteen human rights organizations, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, sent a letter to the King of Bahrain calling for the release of academic and political activist Abdul Jalil Al-Singace. The organizations urged the Bahraini authorities to secure the…
Shia Rights Watch denounces Bahrain’s expulsion of Shia reciters out of the country

Shia Rights Watch denounces Bahrain’s expulsion of Shia reciters out of the country

The International Shia Rights Watch Organization condemns in the strongest terms the sectarian policies pursued by the authorities in Bahrain towards Shia citizens who represent the absolute majority of the population, expressing its condemnation at the same time of the…
UN calls again on Saudi authorities to halt executions of two Bahraini men

UN calls again on Saudi authorities to halt executions of two Bahraini men

The United Nations has warned Saudi Arabia for the second time in six months that enforcing the death penalty on two Bahraini men who were allegedly tortured and forced to make confessions could constitute arbitrary execution. In a June letter…
Bahraini authorities expel Kuwaiti reciter Muhammad al-Hujairat from its lands after he revived Husseini mourning ceremonies

Bahraini authorities expel Kuwaiti reciter Muhammad al-Hujairat from its lands after he revived Husseini mourning ceremonies

Yesterday, the Bahraini authorities expelled the Kuwaiti recite Muhammad al-Hujairat from the country, after he revived the Husseini mourning ceremonies, while bloggers and activists described the decision as arbitrary aimed at preventing Ashura manifestations. The Bahraini authorities showed their lack…
Bahraini regime tightens crackdown on Shias ahead of Ashura commemorations

Bahraini regime tightens crackdown on Shias ahead of Ashura commemorations

Bahraini forces have tightened their ruthless crackdown against Shia Muslims ahead of the occasion of Ashura, as the Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed measures against members of the majority religious community. Social media activists have posted videos…
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