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Right groups urge Bahrain to release Nabeel Rajab
Human rights groups are urging Bahrain to drop all criminal charges against prominent human rights activists Nabeel Rajab and Zainab al-Khawaja and release them as the charges violate their right to free expression.

27.10.2014 20:58

‘UK, US should hold Bahrain accountable to human rights standards'
The UK and the US should force Bahrain to respect human rights despite the Gulf Kingdom’s geopolitical and economic importance for the two and their security agreements, prominent Bahraini activist, Maryam Al-Khawaja told RT’s In the Now program.

16.10.2014 11:42

UK firm’s spyware used to snoop on Bahraini activists, police told
Rights group Privacy International has filed a criminal complaint in the UK on behalf of three Bahraini activists living in Britain who were allegedly spied on by Bahraini authorities using British surveillance technology.

13.10.2014 12:30

Bahraini Prince Nasser’s UK immunity status quashed over alleged torture
Prince Nasser of Bahrain, who is accused of involvement in the torture of detainees during a pro-democracy uprising in the island kingdom in 2011, is not immune from prosecution, the High Court in London ruled Tuesday.

07.10.2014 10:42

Bahrain detains, questions human rights activist Nabeel Rajab
Bahrain has ordered prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to be detained and questioned for a week over his Twitter remarks criticizing government institutions, one of his associates said.

03.10.2014 06:10

‘West silent on Bahraini rights abuse to retain military bases’
The US and the UK continue to support the Bahraini regime and turn a blind eye to the critical human rights situation, afraid of losing their military bases if they show disloyalty or criticize, a former Bahraini opposition MP Jawad Fairooz told RT.

01.10.2014 10:33

Bahrain election protest: Opposition group 'occupies' capital's downtown
​Pouring oil on roads, opposition activists in Bahrain have attempted to occupy central areas of the capital Manama, media reported. In response police closed access to some central streets of the city while an upcoming rally was also banned.

30.09.2014 15:48

By mistake? US-led jets bomb grain silos in Syria, 'civilians killed'
US-led coalition airstrikes destroyed grain silos and other targets in parts of northern and eastern Syria dominated by Islamic State, killing civilians while only wounding ISIS fighters, according to an organization monitoring war in Syria.

29.09.2014 14:10

Anti-ISIS coalition bombing terrorist positions in Iraq and Syria
The US-led coalition is conducting airstrike assault on positions of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) organization in Syria and Iraq. The strikes involve a mix of fighter, bomber and tomahawk land-attack missiles.

23.09.2014 04:20

Bahraini regime silences international community, media - activist
The UK authorities are conducting an investigation into a world-renowned Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab and his family and have seized their passports immediately after he entered UK after spending 2 years in a Bahraini prison, Rajab told RT.

01.08.2014 03:55

​Bahrain charges Shia opposition leader over meeting with US diplomat
Bahrain’s most senior opposition leader and his top aide have been charged with violating the country’s law on foreign contacts after meeting with a US diplomat earlier this week.

11.07.2014 00:25

Bahrain expels top US diplomat after meeting with main opposition group
Bahrain’s Sunni government has expelled a top US diplomat citing interference in the country’s internal affairs following his meeting with the main opposition Shia group.

07.07.2014 22:35

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