Category Archives: Torture in Bahrain

Amnesty-Bahrain Must Investigate Activist Torture Claims

Bahrain should investigate claims by a human rights activist who says she was tortured and... more

Ebtisam Al-Saegh tortured and sexually assaulted

On 26 May 2017, human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Saegh was summoned by the National Security... more

Bahrain: Woman Human Rights Defender tortured as Bahrain renews campaign to silence peaceful critics

Amnesty International has today called on the Bahraini authorities to immediately end the torture and... more

Britain’s cash and Bahrain’s firing squads – 5 things we’ve learned

In January 2017, Bahrain carried out the politically-motivated executions of three men – Abbas al-Samea,... more

U.N. urges Bahrain to end torture, solitary confinement

The United Nations Committee against Torture on Friday called on Bahrain to release prominent activist... more

UN condemns Bahrain torture, as UK hosts royals – Reprieve comment

The UN Committee Against Torture has urged Bahrain to end the use of torture, and... more

UN torture Committee “concerned at the climate of impunity which prevails in Bahrain”

May 12, 2017: The United Nations Committee against Torture today issued a strong critique of... more

Review by UN Torture Committee Puts Bahrain Abuses Under Spotlight right before its UPR review

The UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) concluded its review of Bahrain on 24 April. UN... more

Open Letter to UN Committee against Torture

BAHRAIN : time to address systematic torture              OPEN LETTER to the CAT     Bahrain Center... more

Urgent Action Victory! Activist Dr. Ali Esa Mansoor Al-Ekri Released (Bahrain: UA 296.11)

On 10 March, Dr Ali Esa Mansoor al-Ekri (Dr Ali al-Ekri), a Bahraini consultant paediatric... more