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Bahrain (263)
Apr 9 2021 3:47pm
Bahrain: more than 70 new Covid cases in major outbreak at Jaw prison
Prisoners not given face masks or hand sanitiser despite overcrowded c...
Feb 11 2021 10:07am
Bahrain: ten years on from Pearl Roundabout protests, human rights situation 'worse'
Mass protests crushed and independent inquiry ignored Crackdown on ...
Dec 14 2020 12:43pm
Urgent Action Outcome: Activist returned to Pakistan and released
On 8 March 2020, the Bahrain authorities forcefully returned Geelaman ...
Jun 16 2020 11:00am
Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway's contact-tracing apps among most privacy-infringing
COVID-19 apps putting privacy and security of hundreds of thousands at...
Jun 9 2020 6:55pm
Bahrain: Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab released after four years in jail
Nabeel has repeatedly been targeted for his human rights work and peac...
Apr 8 2020 4:57pm
Urgent Action outcome: Prisoners released having served sentences
On 5 March 2020, prisoner of conscience, Hajer Mansoor Hassan, was rel...
Mar 5 2020 4:18pm
Bahrain: mother-in-law of prominent UK-based human rights activist released from jail
Hajer Mansoor was apparently jailed to intimidate UK-based Bahraini ex...
Jan 20 2020 3:56pm
Outcome: Withdrawal of Urgent Action
In light of new information, Amnesty no longer believes Osama Muhana a...
Jan 8 2020 12:53pm
Bahrain: death sentences against two men upheld despite torture evidence
Hotel worker and airport security employee were arrested over explosio...
Dec 17 2019 10:05am
Sixth update: Expected verdict on death penalty case
The High Criminal Court of Appeal in Bahrain has set 25 December 2019 ...