Bahrain

1.3 million people
15,920 USD GNI (PPP)
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In response to the Bahraini security forces firing live ammunition at peaceful protesters in Diraz, Freedom House issued a statement.

In response to the Bahrain government’s decision to restore the authority of the domestic intelligence service – the National Security Agency -- to make arrests, Freedom House issued a statement.

The undersigned human rights organizations, write to urge The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to urgently and publicly call on the Government of Bahrain to immediately and unconditionally release human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.

The European Comission should publicly speak out about Nabeel Rajab's continued imprisonment and the human rights crackdown in Bahrain.

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Evaluation of 2008-2011 UN Human Rights Council Candidates

On May 21, 2008, the UN General Assembly will elect 15 new Human Rights Council members. Twenty countries are candidates. Freedom House and UN Watch evaluated each candidate’s suitability for election to the Human Rights Council by examining its record of human rights protection at home and its record of human rights promotion at the UN.

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