Human rights in Bahrain
Bahrain's record on human rights has been described by Human Rights Watch as "dismal", and having "deteriorated sharply in the latter half of 2010".The government of Bahrain has marginalized the nativ...
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History of Bahrain
Bahrain is an island country in the Persian Gulf. The history of Bahrain dates back to ancient history. Bahrain was the central location of the ancient Dilmun civilization. Bahrain's strategic locatio...
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Torture in Bahrain
Torture in Bahrain refers to the violation of Bahrain's obligations as a state party to the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Con...
Bandargate scandal
The Al Bandar report refers to an alleged political conspiracy by certain government officials in Bahrain to foment sectarian strife and marginalize the majority Shia community in the country. The con...
2011 Bahraini uprising
The Bahraini uprising is a series of demonstrations, amounting to a sustained campaign of civil and violent resistance in the Persian Gulf country of Bahrain. As part of the revolutionary wave of prot...
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Freedom of religion in Bahrain
The Constitution of Bahrain states that Islam is the official religion and that Shari'a (Islamic law) is a principal source for legislation. Article 22 of the Constitution provides for freedom of cons...
Gay rights in Bahrain
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people living in Bahrain may face discrimination not faced by non-LGBT persons. The country has legalized homosexuality in 1976. Law enforcement agents an...
Women's political rights in Bahrain
Women's rights have been a cornerstone of the political reforms initiated by King Hamad with women gaining the right to vote and stand as candidates in national elections for the first time after the ...
Women's political rights in Bahrain - Wikipedia
Women's rights in Bahrain
Women's rights have been a cornerstone of the political reforms initiated by King Hamad with women gaining the right to vote and stand as candidates in national elections for the first time after the ...
Zakariya Rashid Hassan al-Ashiri
Zakariya Rashid Hassan Al-Ashiri (Arabic: زكريا راشد حسن العشيري‎), also spelled Al Asheri and Aushayri, (1971– April 9, 2011), was a forty-year-old Bahraini blogger and journalist, wo...
Workers Trade Union Law
The Workers Trade Union Law was passed by Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, on September 24, 2002.It recognizes the right of workers to organize collectively, although Bahrain has not ratifie...
Public Security Forces
The Public Security Forces (PSF), formerly known as the Bahrain State Police, are the principal Bahraini law enforcement arm of the Ministry of Interior. They are commanded by Maj. Gen. Tarek Al Hasan...
Special Security Force Command
The Special Security Force Command (Arabic: قيادة قوة الأمن الخاصة‎) is a paramilitary law enforcement body in Bahrain under the command of the Ministry of the Interior. The SSFC is more com...
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Human Price of Freedom and Justice
The Human Price of Freedom and Justice is a joint report by a group of Bahrain's independent human rights NGOs presenting the main key findings from the ongoing effort to document violations occurring...
Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights
The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) is a human rights organization of Bahrain founded in March 2005 which was active in the Bahraini uprising. The group "organises training workshops, m...
Bahraini parliamentary election, 1973
General elections were held in Bahrain for the first time on 12 December 1973. Of the 24,883 registered voters, 19,509 cast a ballot, giving a voter turnout of 78.4%.Two distinct political blocs amon...
Bahraini parliamentary election, 1973 - Wikipedia