Category Archives: Media

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

Media in Bahrain: Constrained & a Propaganda Tool for the Government

Media overview in Bahrain Between 1939 and 1940, Bahrain witnessed the opening of its first... more

Cosmetic Reforms: Assessing Bahrain’s Implementation of the BICI Recommendations Ten Years Later

23 November 2021 marks the tenth anniversary of the King’s adoption of the recommendations of... more

Bahraini Journalist Nazeeha Saeed is Announced a Winner at the Arab Journalism Competition

Yesterday, the 23rd of September 2021, the Mohamed Hassanein Heikal Foundation for Arab Journalism announced... more

The Closure of Alwasat and the Decline of Human Rights in Bahrain

Today, June 4th, marks the 4th anniversary of the arbitrary shutdown of Alwasat, the only... more

Press in Bahrain: Restricting the Word & Blocking Freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) held a webinar addressing... more

How the assault on independent media in Bahrain silenced a trusted regional watchdog

Last month in Bahrain, one of the Gulf region’s few truly independent media outlets, Al... more

Bahrain charges activist with ‘terrorism’

Bahrain has slapped terrorism charges on an activist who tweeted criticism of the government’s treatment... more

Rights group: Bahraini activist charged under terrorism law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini rights group says a female activist has... more