From the Editors
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR)
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights publishes a second anniversary report: "Two Years of Deaths and Detentions: Documenting Human Rights Abuses During the Pro-Democracy Movement in Bahrain (February 2013)" An Opening Letter From Maryam Al-Khawaja: In the two years that the pro-democracy movement has been ongoing, eighty-seven people have died as a direct result of the excessive use of force applied by the King’s brutal security forces, including thirteen ...Keep Reading »
Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, registered with the Bahraini Ministry of Labor and Social Services since July 2002. Despite an order by the authorities in November 2004 to close it, the BCHR is still functioning after gaining a wide internal an external support for its struggle to promote human rights in Bahrain.
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