Human Rights Watch Accuses Bahrain Of Torturing Detainees
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A new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report says that security forces in Bahrain are still torturing detainees. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A70IxjI86gA   Read more...

Bahrain: Zainab Al-Khawaja sentenced to years in prison
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The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) condemns the sentencing of human rights defender Zainab Al-Khawaja to over four years in prison this month. On 4 December 2014, Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to three years in prison and a fine of 3000 BHD (approx. USD$7960) on the charge of ripping a pictu... Read more...

Bahrain: Human rights defender Mohammed Al-Maskati sentenced to 6 months in prison
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On 31 December 2014, the Lower Criminal Court in Bahrain sentenced human rights defender Mohammed Al-Maskati, a digital security expert at Front Line Defenders, to six months in prison. Reports confirm that a 100 BHD bail was paid so that he can remain out of prison until the appeal hearing. The se... Read more...