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.
After several unsuccessful appeals to prison administration officials for adequate medical assistance, leading Bahraini human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has publicly announced that... Read more
3 January 2015 – The Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy express their strong conce... Read more
On 22 November 2014, Bahrain’s citizens will be called to cast their votes for legislative and municipal elections. The elections will be the first to take place since the people of Bahrai... Read more
This week, fifty-nine members of the European Parliament signed an open statement calling for the immediate release of Nabeel Rajab and other human rights defenders currently detained in Bah... Read more
Dear Ambassador, The undersigned international and regional human rights organisations write to urge your delegation to repeat your June call for the release of Bahraini human rights defende... Read more
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) condemn the arbitrary detention of prominent Bahraini human rights defen... Read more
Sunday 24 August 2014, Bahrain – Prominent human rights defender and founder of the Bahrain Centre for Human rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), Abdulhadi Al-Kha... Read more
On 7 August 2014, a coalition of 17 international organizations and individuals sent a letter to the King of Bahrain on behalf of Sheikh Mohammed Habib al-Muqdad, a Bahraini charity worker s... Read more