Bahrain: A decade of cosmetic reforms and a free expression crackdown

Recent articles in Bahrain

Bahrain: Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja receives Martin Ennals Award

The prominent Bahraini activist is currently serving a life sentence for his peaceful human rights work.

US and UK governments turn a blind eye to Bahrain’s dismal human rights record

So long as the US and UK governments are content to ignore the torture, unfair trials, and killing of protesters and government critics, Bahrain’s monarchy will feel at ease to continue its policy of systematic repression.

Bahrain: Stagnation and no signs of change

Authorities continue to ostracise political opponents, systematically close civil and political spaces, and mute dissenting voices ahead of upcoming elections, says a new report from Bahrain Center for Human Rights.