Rights Groups Take Legal Action to Stop Korean Tear Gas Shipment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch November 26, 2013   Shipment hangs in the balance as Korean government meets Bahraini Minister A legal team of British and American human rights lawyers, solicitors and barristers, assembled by advocacy organization Bahrain Watch, is taking legal action to prevent a Korean company from supplying the Bahraini government with more… Read more »

Letter from Lord Avebury to South Korean President

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Member of the United Kingdom House of Lords and Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Human Rights Group Lord Eric Avebury has written a letter to the South Korean President Park Geun-hye to highlight concerns about shipments of tear gas to Bahrain. Lord Avebury’s letter was written in advance of the President’s visit to the United Kingdom… Read more »

وثائق المحكمة تشير إلى احتمال سجن الطالب علي الشوفه بسبب الضغط على وصلة تجسسية على الفيسبوك مرسلة من قبل حساب ناشط معتقل

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نشرت منظمة مرصاد البحرين في تقريرها عن ملفات تجسس الآيبي كيف أن حكومة البحرين تقوم باستخدام  روابط خبيثة لكشف هوية مستخدمي تويتر و فيسبوك المجهولين ذوي الأسماء مستعارة و من ثم سجنهم بتهمة “إهانة الملك”. ومنذ نشرها للتقرير تلقت المنظمة معلومات جديدة من مصادر  ذات صلة حول قضايا اعتقال عدد من نشطاء شبكات التواصل الاجتماعي… Read more »

Bahrain’s Move to Legalise Repression

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Clashes in Abu Saiba village between anti-government protesters and riot police ahead of the planned countrywide anti-regime protest on August 14 organized by Bahrain’s “Tamorrod” movement. Image by Ahmed Al-Fardan Coinciding with calls for mass protests on the 14th of August — the anniversary of Bahrain’s independence from Britain — Bahrain’s Government has quickly implemented… Read more »