Bahrain arrests and detains children on charges of “illegal gathering”

Recent articles in Bahrain

Hundreds of people attend an anti-government protest to demand the release of political detainees, in Manama, Bahrain, 26 December 2014, Ayman Yaqoob/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Bahrain’s released political prisoners: The human stories behind the numbers

As authorities release some prominent political prisoners amidst a coronavirus outbreak in the country’s prisons, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights highlights their harrowing stories.

Protesters grieve after the death of a political prisoner who had not received treatment in jail, in Sanabis, west of the capital Manama, Bahrain, 17 March 2017, Sayed Baqer AlKamel/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Bahrain: Prisoners of conscience at imminent risk amidst Covid-19 outbreak

An ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 in Bahrain’s prisons has underscored the urgent need to release all of the country’s political prisoners.

A Bahraini girl holds up a placard with a portrait of jailed human rights activist Abdul-Hadi al-Khawaja, that reads in Arabic "Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, will and determination, hunger strike", during an anti-government protest in the village of Jannusan, 5 September 2014, MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP via Getty Images

Urgent call to release Abdul-Hadi al-Khawaja on his 60th birthday and 10th anniversary of his detention

IFEX joins civil society organisations from around the world in urging the UN, governments, and the diplomatic community to urgently call on Bahraini authorities to release human rights defender Abdul-Hadi al-Khawaja.