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April 10, 2015
By Juliette Suarez  Washington is considering lifting remaining arms restrictions on Bahrain even as serious human abuses persist. Reports of abuse at the infamous Jaw Prison are seeping...
April 06, 2015
Top News President Obama to Jamaica On Thursday, President Obama will travel to Jamaica en route to participate in the Summit of the Americas in Panama. President Obama’s visit to meet with...
April 02, 2015
Washington, DC – Human Rights First said that the reported arrest of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab today is another alarming setback to hopes for progress towards an...
March 20, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Something's wrong at Bahrain's main jail, Jaw Prison. It's hard to get full details but the authorities and the families of prisoners agree...
March 18, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Over the last week at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, I've heard Bahrain described several times as an apartheid state. It's not a...
March 16, 2015
Four years ago today, consultant Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Ali Alekri was arrested by Bahraini soldiers. Dr. Alekri was in the operating room, operating on a child, when they came for him...
March 10, 2015
Washington, D.C. -  Human Rights First today urged the Obama Administration to press the Saudi government to ease its crackdown on civil society, speak out against sectarian incitement, and...

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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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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...
Factsheet | November 23, 2015
Anniversary of the 2011 Report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry On the fourth anniversary of the 2011 report by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry, the human rights...
Factsheet | April 10, 2015
Since the beginning of the 2011 democratic uprising in Bahrain, the kingdom has faced ongoing instability and unrest fueled by protests for reform. As you travel to Bahrain for the Formula 1, here...