Critical Injury as Armed Men Fire 9mm Rounds and Shotguns at Civilians in Duraz

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At least one teenager, Mustafa Hamdan, has been critically wounded and numerous injured after armed masked men launched an armed attack against civilians and protesters in the village of Duraz. On 26 January 2017 at approximately 3 am, at least 20 masked individuals dressed in black civilian clothing and carrying arms attacked civilians next to… Read more »

Bahrain Watch at the HRWeekend in Amsterdam: The Impact of Social Media on Human Rights

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As part of the Human Rights Weekend organized by Human Rights Watch in Amsterdam, Bahrain Watch researcher Faten Bushehri will be participating in a panel discussion on the impact of social media on human rights, focusing on Bahrain.    Event description: HRW – The Impact of Social Media on Human Rights Discussion The relationship between human… Read more »

Arms Watch: New Emirati Armoured Vehicle Used in Latest Attack on Protesters. Brazilian, French and South African/German Teargas and Flashbang Used.

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21 December 2016 – Bahrain Watch has identified the use of a new Emirati-built armoured vehicle by security forces in Bahrain in a crackdown against demonstrations in the village of Duraz this morning. The Ajban ISV is manufactured by Nimr Automotive based in the United Arab Emirates and marks the first time that UAE manufactured… Read more »