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.
Bahrain has arrested family members of several political prisoners over peaceful protest activity, including father and brother of death row torture survivor Mohammed Ramadhan Three brothers... Read more
11 March 2021 – The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in a plenary session today to adopt an urgent resolution condemning human rights abuses in Bahrain, including the incre... Read more
15 rights groups have written to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging him to address a severe deterioration of human rights in Bahrain by adopting a rights-based foreign policy towar... Read more
Please note: This letter was sent on 25 January and it was acknowledged by the European External Action Service (EEAS). The Bahraini foreign minister visit to Brussels has been rescheduled t... Read more
22 January 2021 Dear Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, We the undersigned, more than 100 organisations from around the world, are appealing for your assistance to secure the release of promi... Read more
21 December 2020 – The chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf (DHRG), Brendan O’Hara MP, has written to UK Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab... Read more
Secretary of State for the Middle East and North Africa promises to publish future summaries of activities funded by the secretive Integrated Activity Fund (IAF) in 2021, after refusing for... Read more
6 April 2020, Beirut – Amid the global threat posed by COVID-19, Bahraini authorities should release human rights defenders, opposition activists, journalists and all others imprisoned... Read more