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July 31, 2013 The Bahraini National Assembly is considering toughening punishment  for those who commit “terrorist acts.” The stated purpose is to protect national security. The real purpose is to intensify...
July 24, 2013 Washington, DC – Naji Fateel, board member of the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) and a prominent activist, is due to appear before the Fourth Criminal Court again tomorrow, July...
July 23, 2013 Bahrain's political volatility is causing increased concern in Washington, DC. On July 22, 2013, Congressional Quarterly reported that Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. sent a letter to the U.S....
July 18, 2013 It's been two years since the King of Bahrain commissioned human rights lawyer Cherif Bassiouni to investigate the  events of February and March 2011. The Bahrain Independent Commission of...
July 09, 2013 Washington, D.C. – As Egypt’s interim leaders announce their plan to elect a new president and parliament within the next six months, Human Rights First has detailed six levers the United States...
July 08, 2013 Exactly a year ago tomorrow leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested in his home by masked men. He has been in custody ever since and has another year to go before...
July 05, 2013 Bahrain announced this week that it was planning to study whether to restrict Internet-based communications, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) portals...

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