Tag: human-rights

Please sign the petition to release the Bahraini prisoners of conscience

Please sign the petition to release the Bahraini prisoners of conscience

20 Jan, '0714 Comments

A letter is being sent to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa petitioning his majesty to stand with the freedoms of expression guarantees by his constitution and to release the two prisoners of conscience: Dr. Mohammed Saeed and Hussain Abdulaziz. Both gentlemen are being accused of a plethora of traitorous offenses which could land […]

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Foulath’s buttons pressed again

Foulath’s buttons pressed again

15 Dec, '060 Comments

Shura Council members are to call for the creation of a human rights committee within the chamber. The request will be made by Faisal Fulad and Houda Nonoo, who are both Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS) board members. “We think Al Wefaq will try to establish a human rights committee in parliament and these […]

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Preemptive strike?

Preemptive strike?

30 Nov, '0664 Comments

Drink anyone?

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Authorities block access to influential blog covering Bandargate scandal

Authorities block access to influential blog covering Bandargate scandal

30 Oct, '0611 Comments

Access to one of Bahrain’s most influential blogs, http://mahmood.tv, which openly criticises government and parliament members and has of late being covering the “Bandargate” scandal currently shaking the country, was blocked yesterday. The blog’s author, Mahmood Al-Yousif, has nonetheless managed to move it to a new address, http://alyousif.tv/, which has not yet been blocked. The […]

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The view from Bahrain

The view from Bahrain

30 Oct, '0620 Comments

Democracy? Human rights? Freedom of Expression? President of the UN? XIX Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which the Bahraini Government is a signatory of states: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information […]

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