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February 02, 2015 By Carolyn Greco When American Tagi Al-Maidan was arrested in Bahrain in 2012, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention was among the first to investigate the circumstances of his...
January 28, 2015 The trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, leader of Bahrain’s main opposition group Al Wefaq, opened today, Wednesday, January 28 and marks a massive step away from hopes of an inclusive political...
January 23, 2015 This is a cross post from The Huffington Post. The trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, leader of Bahrain’s main opposition group Al Wefaq, opens on Wednesday, January 28 and marks a massive step away from...
January 20, 2015 Top News STATE OF THE UNION Tonight at 9 p.m., President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address. He is expected to detail his priorities for the last two years of his presidency,...
January 20, 2015 Washington, D.C. - In response to today’s Bahraini court decision sentencing human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to six months in prison on charges of insulting the government of Bahrain on...
January 18, 2015 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the United States to publicly state how it plans to respond to the ongoing crackdown on peaceful dissent in Bahrain...
January 16, 2015 Ever since the 2011 uprising in Bahrain, the weeks leading up to the mid-February anniversary are particularly tense, with protests spiking around February 14. This time around there is an...

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February 2, 2015

Please join Human Rights First for a discussion on the current situation in Bahrain four years after the February 14th revolution. The country remains polarized with little prospect of an end to its political unrest. Human Rights First will release a blueprint outlining measures the U.S. can implement, including how to address issues of corruption and security force reform in the country, to help bring stability to Bahrain.

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Profile | April 14, 2016
Human Rights Defenders and Political Prisoners in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain Saudi Arabia: Waleed Abu al-Khair: Imprisoned in Saudi Arabia on Politicized Charges...
Talking Points | February 11, 2016
Thank you to the Lantos Commission for today’s briefing, and to Congressman McGovern for his continued commitment to the struggle for human rights in Bahrain. Your leadership enables our work in...
Timeline | February 11, 2016
2010 December 3: Secretary Clinton after meeting with Bahrain Foreign Minister in Manama: “I am impressed by the commitment that the government has to the democratic path that Bahrain’s...
Blueprint | February 11, 2016
Download On the fifth anniversary of the mass protests in Bahrain that threatened to bring down the country’s autocratic regime, Bahrainis continue to suffer severe repression and political...