Category Archives: Torture in Bahrain

Bahrain Center calls for an end to the systematic torture inside interrogation centers to extract confessions…and appeals to protect the victims.

Torture is a crime under international law, and it is completely prohibited according to all... more

Call for the urgent release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

The Bahrain Centre of Human Rights (BCHR) calls for the urgent and immediate release of... more

Bahrain: Death Sentences Follow Torture, Sham Trials: Court Records Show Pervasive Rights Violations

(Beirut, October 10, 2022) – Bahraini courts have convicted and sentenced defendants to death following... more

Kingdom of Bahrain Joint Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review 41st Session of the UPR Working Group

March 2022 Submitted by: Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) (ECOSOC Status)... more

Open Prisons: A Modern Form of Penalty

In the past decade or so, many reports emerged on the poor situation of prisons... more

BCHR take active part in the UPR 2022 Pre-session on Bahrain in Geneva

On the 31 August 2022, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), has been selected to... more

Enforced disappearance has a negative effect that paralyzes the victim depriving him from protection of the law

Since the start of the popular movement in February of 2011, the authorities in Bahrain... more

Torture Victims in Bahrain Are Still Waiting for Redress and Accountability

“Torturers must never be allowed to get away with their crimes, and systems that enable... more

BCHR Human Rights Day Statement, 10 December 2021

Seventy-three years ago today, the world’s nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of... more

Prisoner of Conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace Continues His Hunger Strike for The Fifth Consecutive Month

Background Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace, imprisoned Bahraini academic, political activist, and human rights defender continues his... more