Rights defenders threatened, despite Bahrain’s support for UN review
Recent articles in Bahrain

In a joint letter to President Elect Joseph Biden, organizations raise their concerns about the deteriorating political situation in Bahrain and urge him to ensure that democracy and human rights are returned to the center of American foreign policy.

A new report from BCHR on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women underscores how Bahraini women have been prevented from actively engaging in civil society and expressing their political opinion, in the struggle to attain their legitimate rights.

After a highly criticised trial based on forced confessions, the country’s highest court upholds death sentences for tortured pro-democracy activists Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa.