Category Archives: Prisoner’s Rights

AlKhawaja: Imprisoned since 2011 in Bahrain yet a human rights symbol around the world

Abdul-Hadi AlKhawaja, Bahraini human rights defender still-imprisoned for 11 years now, receives the Martin Ennals... more

Bahrain National Day 2021 Statement

In advance of Bahrain’s National Day tomorrow, BCHR calls for the Bahraini authorities to release... 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

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

Prisoner Dr. Abdul-Jalil Al-Singace begins a hunger strike, and the authority remains silent

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses its concern about the health condition of the... more

BCHR: Release the inmates before prisons turn into cemeteries

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) denounces the inhumane way in which the Bahraini... 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

BCHR: Authorities in Bahrain should release Jaafar Maatouk for humanitarian reasons

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) deplores the continued detention of Jaafar Maatouk, who... more

Ten years on, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is still in prison

Today, April 9th marks the tenth anniversary of the arrest of the prominent human rights... more