“Broken Promises: Human Rights, Constitutionalism and Socio-Economic Exclusion in Bahrain” by Omar F. Ahmed (IHRC, October 2010.)
PRESS RELEASE: UK – IHRC Chairman: HR community must resist US’s political exploitation of HR issues
Massoud Shadjareh says the US’s abuse of HR to attack its enemies is “hypocritical” and “self-serving”
PRESS RELEASE: UK – IHRC Chairman: Baseless terror claims “further demonise a community under siege”
Massoud Shadjareh says terrorism stories are fueling prejudice and hate-crimes; appeals for greater scepticism from media
British embassy in Bahrain accused of failing to assist Jaffer Hasabi, held incommunicado and tortured for over two weeks after being arrested on 16 August
IHRC appeals to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture to take up case of Bahraini human rights activists subjected to torture and other forms of abuse after being arrested during current crackdown on civil society activists and critics of the government.
The IHRC, one of the organizers of the annual Al-Quds Day rally in London on 4 September, has called on pro-Palestinian and anti-fascist groups not to be intimidated by counter-demonstrations organized by the EDL, the Jewish Defense League and other Zionist and far-right groups.
Dr Abdul Jalil Al-Singace, leader of Bahraini human rights group, arrested at airport after speaking at House of Lords and meeting with Amnesty International. Other Bahraini activists also arrested in an expanding crackdown.