Bahraini human rights violations update


Bahraini human rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja with her son Abdulhadi, 1, and daughter Jude, 6 (Photo credit: Gulf Center for Human Rights/Maryam al-Khawaja)

U.S. quiet as ally Bahrain imprisons human rights activist with her infant for tearing up photo of king. Rights groups condemn the arrest of Zainab al-Khawaja and U.S. inaction, while State Dept. refuses to say anything: here.

18 March 2016 – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today said it is deeply troubled by the arrest on Monday in Bahrain of the social media activist and human rights defender, Zainab Al Khawaja, who was detained along with her one-and-a-half year old son: here.

UN expert calls on Bahrain to release woman rights defender and stop persecuting defenders: here.

Bahrain must immediately release Zainab Al-Khawaja, by Index on Censorship: here.

Bahrain: Stop Deportations of Nationals. Unlawful Interference With Family Life: here.

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