49 complaints of ill-treatment received in March 2018, SALAM DHR: systematic torture continues

49 complaints of ill-treatment received in March 2018, SALAM DHR: systematic torture continues

SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights expressed its concern about the number of political detainees in Bahraini prisons after receiving a number of complaints of violations committed by the security services against 49 male and female detainees, including those sentenced ...

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How Standards of Fair Trials are Sabotaged in Bahrain

How Standards of Fair Trials are Sabotaged in Bahrain

Background: On 1 May 2017, the representatives of 82 countries brought forth recommendations to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review at the UN Human Rights Council. Many of the recommendations revolved around the ...

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Participants in the World Social Forum in Brazil are interested in #Coluds_of_Death campaign

Participants in the World Social Forum in Brazil are interested in #Coluds_of_Death campaign

More than 30 000 people joined the opening march of the World Social Forum (WSF) in Salvador de Bahia (Brazil) the 13th of March. Then most of them joined the hundreds of assemblies, meetings, workshops of the Forum itself, in ...

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SALAM and Rights Organizations Gather in an Event on Revoking Citizenships in the GCC

On March 16th, 2018, on the sidelines of the 37th Human Rights Council in Geneva, panelists aimed to discuss the existing framework and policies that sustain statelessness in the Gulf region, in an event titled “Statelessness and Revocation of Citizenship ...

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