SALAM : Excessive violence is a systematic policy of the authorities in Bahrain to eliminate civil movement

SALAM : Excessive violence is a systematic policy of the authorities in Bahrain to eliminate civil movement

In International Day of Non-Violence SALAM : Excessive violence is a systematic policy of the authorities in Bahrain to eliminate civil movement The International Day of Nonviolence is celebrated on October 2nd of every year. This date marks the birth ...

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Deprivation of Citizenship in Bahrain | By Davin Kenney, Amnesty International’s Gulf researcher

Deprivation of Citizenship in Bahrain | By Davin Kenney, Amnesty International’s Gulf researcher

By Davin Kenney, Amnesty International’s Gulf researcher I was asked to deliver remarks on two questions: (1) “To what degree does the deprivation of citizenship in Bahrain adhere to international standards?”; and (2) “What have domestic and international mechanisms done ...

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Arbitrary Revocation of Citizenship in Bahrain

Arbitrary Revocation of Citizenship in Bahrain

Making a person stateless is clearly prohibited by international law. The right to a nationality, which must not be deprived arbitrarily, is enshrined in Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and Article 24 of the International ...

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Bidoons are citizens without identity

Bidoons are citizens without identity

Introduction When the Nationality Law was enacted in Kuwait in 1959, Article 25, paragraph (d), excluded tribesmenwho entered Kuwait overland from where they used to come to spend their business as usual. Those who settled were known as “bidoons”, which ...

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