Category Archives: 2017 |

Al Arabiya faces UK ban for interview with tortured Bahraini

Originally posted to the Middle East Eye website, 24 April 2017. A Saudi-owned television channel could face closure in the UK after it committed a “serious” breach of British broadcast rules in broadcasting an interview with an imprisoned Bahraini torture survivor. The future of Al Arabiya News in the UK hangs in the balance after […]

Six years on: Bahrain’s human rights crisis deepens

Originally posted to the IFEX website, 14 February 2017. The following is a joint statement signed by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, and European Center for Democracy and Human Rights on 14 February 2017. On the anniversary of the 14 February 2011 protest […]