Updates and information on the Bahrain 13 – Thirteen of Bahrain’s most prominent political prisoners.
The 13 are: Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, Abdulhadi al-Mukhodher, Abduljalil al-Miqdad, Abduljalil al-Singace, Abdulla al-Mahroos, Abdulwahab Hussain, Hasan Mushaima, Ibrahim Sharif, Mohamed Habib al-Miqdad, Mohamed Hasan Jawad, Mohamed Ismail, Sa’eed al-Nuri and Salah al-Khawaja.
12 September 2018 – Today, a medical team of four doctors expressed grave concern for the medical condition of Ali Mushaima, a Bahraini activist on the 43rd day of his hunger strike ou... Read more
10 September 2018 – Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior Ombudsman’s Office – the chief oversight mechanism for the police and prison system – released its findings on 7 Se... Read more
4 September 2018 – Today, prominent activist Zainab Alkhawaja joined Ali Mushaima on the 35th day of his hunger strike outside the Bahraini Embassy in London. Ali is demanding basic hu... Read more
20 August 2018 – A group of 10 human rights organisations, including Amnesty International and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), have jointly issued a statement of... Read more
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights & Democracy (BIRD), and the European Centre for Democracy & Human Rights (ECDHR) call... Read more
On 1 August, Ali Mushaima, the son of Bahraini political leader Hassan Mushaima (70), started a hunger strike outside the Bahraini Embassy in London to protest the prison conditions his fath... Read more
05-April-2018 Seven years ago this month, renowned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja was dragged from his home in Bahrain, tortured, tried in a military court, and sentenced to life... Read more
Al Arabiya News fined £120,000 ($171,556) for violating privacy of Bahraini torture survivor 25 January 2018 – Saudi broadcaster Al Arabiya has been fined £120,000 ($171,556) by Ofcom... Read more
27 October 2017 – We the undersigned organizations condemn Bahrain’s continuing degradation and abuse of a group of high-profile human rights defenders and political leaders. The group, know... Read more
Ahead of Bahrain’s UPR adoption at the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on 21 September 2017, English PEN has joined fellow NGOs from across the world to call on our governments t... Read more