Bahrain

Manama regime systematically targeting Shia clerics: HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Bahraini regime of systematically targeting religious leaders of the country’s Shia community and violating the clerics’ right to freedom of expression and gathering. In ...

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UN experts urge Bahrain to end crackdown on Shia community

A number of United Nations-appointed independent experts have called on the Bahraini regime to halt its heavy-handed crackdown on the country’s Shia community, stressing that it is in violation of basic ...

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Bahrain arrests, charges 12 over Sheikh Qassim rallies

Bahrain has arrested and charged 12 people for taking part in protests held outside the home of top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim. The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy ...

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Trial of bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab adjourned

A Bahraini court has postponed the trial of prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab until September. Al-Wasat daily reported that the trial of Rajab, the head of Bahrain Center for ...

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