Bahrain

UN calls on Bahrain to release prominent human rights activist

The United Nations Committee against Torture has called on the Bahraini regime to release the country’s prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, and open an investigation into widespread ...

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Bahrain refers first civilian to military court: Amnesty

Amnesty International reports that Manama has referred its first civilian case to military court for trial in accordance with a constitutional reform amendment approved by the king. According to a ...

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Shroud-clad Bahrainis rally ahead of cleric’s trial

Attired in shrouds, Bahrainis have rallied in support of their most senior Shia cleric, who has been stripped of citizenship and faces trial for charges widely denounced as politically-influenced. Crowds of people ...

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