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Bahrain: protesters shot dead, dozens injured

The Bahraini police opened fire on Tuesday to disperse demonstrators, killing one and reviving tensions between the Sunni dynasty and the majority Shia population in the country. The small Bahrain

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Human Rights Agency strongly condemns the yesterday execution of three young Shia citizens by Bahraini authorities

This crime adds to other crimes perpetrated by this regime that confiscates the legal and civil rights of the people and imposes a form of terrorism and repression against the

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Bahrain: regime forces attack supporters of top Shia cleric

Bahraini forces have attacked a group of demonstrators who had taken to the street to denounce Manama’s decision to revoke that nationality of Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim. On

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Bahrain : HRW urges EU, US action to end Bahraini activist’s detention

Human Rights Watch has called on the European Union and the US to help release Zainab al-Khawaja, a prominent Bahraini activist and political dissident who was taken into custody by

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European Parliament urges Bahrain to end rights abuses

The European Parliament adopted a resolution, calling for “the immediate and unconditional release of all those imprisoned in relation to their rights to free expression, assembly or association, including journalists,

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Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab arrested on charges related to “spreading false news” on Twitter

Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), was arrested on charges related to “spreading false news” on Twitter, denouncing the torture of detainees in Jaw Prison.

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Bahrain protester on death row urges rallies to continue

In a video message from prison released on Friday, Abbas al-Same said that the Bahraini revolution should continue. He also insisted that he was innocent. On Thursday, a Bahraini court

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Bahrain: the fourth anniversary of the uprising, the Shiite opposition calls for demonstrations

The Bahraini opposition has called for demonstrations Saturday to mark the fourth anniversary of an uprising that has deeply polarized the country. Bahraini police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds