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Recent articles in Bahrain

A Bahraini woman holds a national flag during an anti-government protest in the village of Jannusan, west of Manama, 19 September 2014, MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP via Getty Images

Bahrain: National rights bodies fail to address violations

A new report from Bahrain Center for Human Rights reviews the country’s national human rights bodies, and examines their effectiveness and independence in addressing human rights violations and ending the culture of impunity.

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.