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WHO opens country office in Bahrain [EN/AR]

26 July 2021, Manama, Bahrain – Today, WHO officially opened a country office in Bahrain. Located in the capital city of Manama, the new office is the 20th WHO country office to open in WHO's Eastern...

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Press briefing notes on Bahrain - 30 April 2021

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Marta HurtadoLocation: GenevaDate: 30 April 2021 We are disturbed by the use of unnecessary and disproportionate force by police special...

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Gulf States: Ease Immigration Detention in Pandemic

Unwarranted Amid Health Risks, Global Travel Restrictions (Beirut) – People in immigration detention in Gulf countries pending deportation should be given alternatives to detention amid health risks...

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COVID-19: Economic Cost to the Arab Region

At least 1.7 million jobs will be lost in the Arab region due to the coronavirus pandemic Beirut, 18 March 2020--In addition to the rising death toll and extremely heavy burden on health-care...

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Bahrain: Proposed military trials of civilians [EN/AR]

Constitutional amendment would violate fair trial standards (Beirut) – Bahrain’s Council of Representatives on February 21, 2017, approved an amendment to Bahrain’s Constitution that would enable...

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Bahrain: Lagging efforts to end torture

New report lacks transparency (Beirut) – The latest annual report from a Bahrain office tasked with addressing torture and mistreatment of detainees indicates that authorities have made little...

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Press briefing note on Bahrain, 18 March 2016

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville Location: Geneva Date: 18 March 2016 Subject: Bahrain We are deeply troubled by the arrest on Monday in Bahrain of the...

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Bahrain: Events of 2015 [EN/AR]

In 2015, further evidence emerged of the torture and mistreatment of detainees, pointing to the ineffectiveness of institutions established since 2011 to safeguard detainees, and the persistent...

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Bahrain: UN chief condemns bomb attack in southern village

29 July 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General has condemned the bomb attack yesterday in the village of Sitra, Bahrain, which reportedly killed two policemen and injured several others. “The...

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Bahrain: Stop arbitrarily rendering citizens stateless

Amnesty International is seriously concerned about the Bahraini authorities’ increasing resort to revocation of nationality as a means to punish critical voices, as the authorities stripped 72...

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