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Bahrain Must End Travel Restrictions Imposed on Human Rights Organizations

03/02/2012

Leading human rights organizations are calling on the Kingdom of Bahrain to end the five-day travel limit imposed on all human rights and humanitarian workers traveling to Bahrain.

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Suppressing the narrative in Bahrain

Al Jazeera
02/13/2012

A year after the uprising in Bahrain began, the government has continued to deny entrance to journalists and human rights activists, including Richard Sollom of PHR.

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US Should Not Reward Bahrain with Military Equipment

01/30/2012

Over the weekend, the US administration chose to move forward with the sale of military equipment to Bahrain, despite the fact that tear gas assaults on minority Shi’a neighborhoods recently took the life of a 6-day-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. Such a sale, even if it does not include weapons, sends the wrong message to the people of Bahrain who are protesting government oppression.

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The Royal Stall

The Public Record
01/24/2012

The Bahraini government's recent refusal to allow Richard Sollom, deputy director of PHR, to enter the country is a sign that the country has not kept its promises. The king has claimed that he is eager for dialogue, but by refusing to allow Sollom and other human rights investigators to enter Bahrain, he has shown that his pledges were empty words.

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HRW: Bahrain: Rights Activist Attacked

Bahrain Center for Human Rights
01/17/2012

Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, reported to Human Rights Watch that he was beaten by police while leaving a peaceful protest on January 6, 2012. This attack is another example of the ongoing abuses in Bahrain, which recently denied entrance to PHR's deputy director Richard Sollum and prevented him from attending the appeals trial of 20 Bahraini medics who were convicted in September for treating protestors.

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