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April 27, 2015

The trial of leading opposition figure Sheikh ‘Ali Salman resumed on 22 April in Bahrain. The court refused requests for his release on bail and set 20 May for the next hearing. He is a prisoner of...

April 10, 2015

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested on 2 April and is facing new charges. The hearing of his appeal against his six-month sentence has been adjourned until 4 May. He is a priso...

March 24, 2015

Two Bangladeshi men have been sentenced to death in Bahrain for murder. They have the right to appeal the sentence.

March 18, 2015

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad stood trial on 17 March on the basis of confessions extracted from him under torture following his arrest. His trial was postponed to 7 April.