Category Archives: Torture in Bahrain

Ebtisam Al-Saegh charged under anti-terrorism law, while UN asks for Bahrain to investigate torture and sexual assault allegations

On 19 July, woman human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Saegh, member of Salam for Democracy and... more

UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaegh

GENEVA (18 July 2017) – A group of United Nations experts* has expressed deep concern... more

US Department of State Press Briefing – July 13, 2017

The US Department of State on Ebtisam al-Saegh’s situation: “MS NAUERT: — she’s now been detained for... more

Questions for Head of Bahrain’s NSA 10 Days After Ebtisam al Saegh’s Arrest

Brian Dooley, Senior Director, Human Rights First: “Can you tell us how you have investigated... more

HR Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh Launches Hunger Strike against Her Torture

Bahrain Mirror: Salam for Democracy and Human Rights said that detained Ibtisam Al-Saegh, member in... more

Bahrain: Woman human rights defender at high risk of torture, including sexual assault

In response to news about the arrest of human rights defender Ebtisam al-Saegh by the... more

Urgent Appeal: Unlawful Detention of WHRD Ebtisam Al-Saegh

Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Dr. Dubravka Simonovic OHCHR-UNOG, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix... more

In Their Own Words: the stories behind the UN Day in Support of Victims of Torture

For the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June, REDRESS... more

Torture and impunity in Bahrain – A Briefing On The Situation

Marking the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Bahrain Center for... more

What’s Happening on the Third Floor of Bahrain’s Muharraq Police Station?

Horrifying details are emerging from those detained in Bahrain over the last 10 days. President... more