IFEX calls on Bahrain’s rulers to end detention and torture of those jailed solely for peacefully expressing themselves

This article is more than 10 years old

Recent articles in Bahrain

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

Ten years on, Bahrain’s pro-democracy movement leaders are still behind bars, major opposition political parties are outlawed, and the only independent newspaper in the country is indefinitely suspended, says a new report from Bahrain Center for Human Rights.

A photo illustration shows a smartphone with the website of Israel's NSO Group which features Pegasus spyware, on display in Paris, France, 21 July 2021, JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images

Bahrain: Surveillance of activists renews calls for action

A new report reveals nine Bahraini activists, including three members of IFEX member organisation the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, were hacked with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.

Jailed academic Dr. Abduljalil AlSingace, Credit: Haq Movement for Liberties & Democracy

Bahrain: Rights groups call on authorities to release jailed academic Dr. Abduljalil AlSingace

IFEX joins rights groups in calling for the immediate release of prominent human rights defender Dr. Abduljalil Alsingace who has been on hunger strike since 8 July 2021 to protest his mistreatment by prison authorities.