Human Rights

Demonstrations

Demonstrations

9 Nov, '0538 Comments

I’ve attended two demonstrations this afternoon in Bahrain, one was FOR the codification of personal and family status laws now, while I drove past the other which was AGAINST the codification of these laws without a perpetual guarantee to not tamper with the resultant laws by anyone other than approved clerics. The first demonstration was […]

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Family Status Laws, again.

Family Status Laws, again.

31 Oct, '0517 Comments

What is it with these so called “scholars”? The Shi’a ones that is who seem to be completely against codifying Family Status Laws? Afraid that their daily bread and butter will be taken away? Or is it that they’re afraid that their status within the community would diminish when such a law is passed? Or […]

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Rights groups back activist

3 Jun, '0510 Comments

TWO international human rights organisations have condemned charges filed against women’s rights activist Ghada Jamsheer. Ms Jamsheer, who heads the Women’s Petition Committee says she will go to jail rather than be silenced. Human Rights Watch and the Arab Programme for Human Rights Activists (APHRA) have each called for all charges against her to be […]

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The Truth & Reconcilliation time is NOW

The Truth & Reconcilliation time is NOW

27 May, '0512 Comments

ضحايا التعذيب يطاردون الجلادين في جنيف, originally uploaded by wardat_elbahrain. Over 5,000 people attended a seminar organised by both the dissolved Bahrain Centre for Human Rights and the Committee Supporting Victims of Torture in Bilad Al-Qadeem near Manama to discuss the results of the recent United Nations report on torture in Bahrain. You can see […]

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Swedish Cookies

15 May, '050 Comments

In Sweden, a website cannot use cookies by law unless the site offers the user the option not to use them. A dislaimer must be shown on any site so that the visitor’s privacy is protected: Today, July 25, 2003, the Electronic Communication Act (“the Act”) enters into force. A practical effect of the Act […]

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