Category Archives: NGO News

Report: Human Rights Defenders Under Attack

Report: Human Rights Defenders Under Attack Experiences collected from the work of Rafto Foundation for... more

AlKhawaja: Imprisoned since 2011 in Bahrain yet a human rights symbol around the world

Abdul-Hadi AlKhawaja, Bahraini human rights defender still-imprisoned for 11 years now, receives the Martin Ennals... more


Over a decade ago, women activists took to the streets in great numbers in several... more

Application of Political Isolation Law against Bahrain Society for Human Rights

We learned at the Bahrain Center for Human Rights that the Bahraini Society for Human... more

Three inspiring leaders of the human rights movement, Laureates of the 2022 Martin Ennals Award

Three driving forces of the human rights movement are the Laureates of the 2022 Martin... more

Bahrain: Request for support to free imprisoned human rights defender Dr Abduljalil AlSingace, on hunger strike since July 2021

We, the undersigned human rights organisations, are writing to call for the immediate and unconditional... more

BCHR Participates in FAWCO Human Rights in Focus Virtual Conference

On 4 November 2021, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) participated in FAWCO’s Human Rights... more

BCHR in the World Movement for Democracy’s 10th General Meeting

On the 7th and 8th of July of this year, the Bahrain Center for Human... more

2021 World Press Freedom Index: Journalism, the vaccine against disinformation, blocked in more than 130 countries

This statement was originally published on on 20 April 2021. The 2021 World Press Freedom Index... more

Karim Fakhrawi

Karim Fakhrawi, founder and board member of Al-Wasat, Bahrain’s premier independent daily newspaper, was tortured to... more