Category Archives: Excessive force

Bahrain Center in its human rights report for the month of June documents dozens of violations

The month of June witnessed many human rights violations in the Bahraini regions, which exceeded... 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

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

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

Duraz Remains Under Siege One Year Later

On 20 June 2016, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) revoked the citizenship of a top... more

Bahrain: At least one dead and hundreds injured as government violently cracks down on opposition

The Bahraini security forces used excessive force against protesters in the village of Duraz, the... more

Bahrain Security Forces Raid Home of Shi’ite Spiritual Leader

DUBAI — Bahraini security forces on Tuesday raided the home of the kingdom’s top Shi’ite... more