Category Archives: Torture in Bahrain

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

Tortured & then executed: Ali Al Arab & Ahmed Al Malali

The death penalty is a punishment that has been fairly uncommon prior to the Arab... more

UN Experts’ Joint Communication to Bahrain Government on Tortured HRDs Sentenced to Life

On 3 May 2021, Mary Lawlor who is the Special Rapporteur on the situation of... more

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Today, June 26th marks the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. It... more

Defective and Deficient: A Review of Bahrain’s National Human Rights Bodies

In the aftermath of the Bahraini uprising in 2011, the King of Bahrain ordered the... more

Bahrain: Torture is the Policy and Impunity is the Norm

A Report by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) produced in cooperation with the... more

Ongoing Executions in Bahrain

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemns the death sentence recently issued by the... more

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights issues a report entitled “Torture Survivors”

“Torture is a vicious attempt to break a person’s will”, as the United Nations Secretary-General... more

From 2011 to 2019: The Screams of Torture Still Echo

    On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June, BCHR... more

Bahrain:Secret military courts sentence civilians forced to confess under torture

The general principles of the Comparative International Law and the International Bill on the judiciary... more