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Victory
February 3, 2016

Ahmad Mshaima’ has been released, after completing a one-year sentence for “publicly insulting the King of Bahrain”.

Victory
December 22, 2015

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison. The investigation into his torture allegations has been closed. He is living outside Bahrain.

Press Release
December 17, 2015

Five years since fruit-seller Mohamed Bouazizi sparked wide-ranging protests in Tunisia and the wider region after setting himself alight in protest at police harassment in the town of Sidi Bouzid,...

Press Release
October 21, 2015

Today’s appeal verdict against Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja, confirming her conviction on charges of “insulting” the King of Bahrain and reducing her three-year prison sentence to one year,...

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