Urgent Appeals to UN OHCHR to Stop Tear Gas Shipment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch December 10, 2013   #StopTheShipment Actions Continue as Korean Gov’t Weighs Issuing Export License Advocacy group Bahrain Watch today lodged complaints with several United Nations Special Rapporteurs, as part of the on-going #StopTheShipment campaign to stop a shipment of South Korean tear gas to Bahrain. Meanwhile, Korean activists held a… Read more »

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 »

الكوريون يتظاهرون ضد تصدير مسيلات الدموع إلى البحرين بينما تشن الحكومة حملتها المضادة ضد #أوقفوا_الشحنة

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قبل أسبوعين قامت منظمة مرصاد البحرين بتسريب مناقصة لوزارة الداخلية البحرينية تبيّن عزم الحكومة على شراء أكثر من ١,٦ مليون عبوة مسيّلة للدموع أي أكثر من عدد سكان البلاد المٌقدّر بـ ١,٣ مليون نسمة. و بناءً على ذلك فقد أطلقت المنظمة حملة #أوقفوا_الشحنة (http://stoptheshipment.org) في محاولة لمنع وصول هذه الشحنة الضخمة من الغاز المسيّل للدموع… Read more »