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.
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
20 March 2017 – Political opposition leader Ebrahim Sharif was today charged with “inciting hatred against the regime” under article 165 of Bahrain’s penal code for m... Read more
We, the undersigned, in reaction to the statement made today by Bahrain’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Abdulla Faisal al-Doseri, during the High Level Segment of the Human Rights Council (HR... Read more
26 October 2016 – Police arrested two activists protesting the meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and King Hamad of Bahrain at 10 Downing Street today. Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, Di... Read more
13 September 2016 – BIRD’s Director of Advocacy, Sayed Alwadaei, today delivered an oral intervention under item 3 on arbitrary detention in Bahrain at the 33rd session of the Hu... Read more
15 January 2016 — Marking 300 days of hunger strike, forty-four international NGOs call for the immediate release of Bahrain prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace. Dr al-Singace ha... Read more