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Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights » Torture in Bahrain

Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights » Torture in Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
The BYSHR requests from the committee to investigate the following violations:
1. Torture and ill-treatment in prison, checkpoints, investigation committees in private and public companies, ministries and during arrest.
2. Arbitrary arrest.
3. Targeting the civilian society organisations, and political parties.
4. Targeting local human rights organisations and punishing human rights defenders.
5. Utilising the local media against a certain sector.
6. Unfair dismissal from work (companies, ministries, schools and universities).
7. Withdrawing scholarships at home and abroad.
8. Targeting places of worship.
9. Suppressing protests and rallies that relate to political reform, and targeting religious processions.
10. Targeting health centres, the Salmaniya hospital and the use of ambulances for transporting security forces.
11. Ill-treatment of wounded protestors.
12. Racial discrimination.
13. Targeting migrant workers.
14. Discrimination in employment.
15. Targeting and attacking educational buildings.
16. The use of internationally prohibited weapons (allegations of using nerve gas) and shotguns.
17. Collective punishment on villages and families of the detainees.
18. The use of military courts.
19. The death of four citizens in custody.
20. The death of citizens during protest crackdowns.
21. The use of GCC forces to quell protests.
22. The targeting of children.
23. The targeting of women.
24. Preventing citizens from leaving the country.
25. Targeting local and foreign journalists and prohibiting some journalists from entering the country.
26. Targeting security men.
27. The corruption of security men.
28. Targeting trade unions and punishing trade union members.
29. Unfair trials.
The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) affirms that since the 14th of February and until now there have been serious human rights violations, and that the responsible persons should be held accountable for these violations and should not be allowed to escape their punishments.
The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) demands that the committee should prepare periodic reports to expose the human rights violations transparently and credibility, and that the committee should be independent and unbiased in order for its reports to be in the protections, promotions and provide justice for the victims of human rights violations.
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Brazilian Manufactured CS munition being used in Bahrain

Brazilian Manufactured CS munition being used in Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

SUSPECTED MANUFACTURER - ( confirmed)
Address Condor and Welser Itage.
Rua do Carmo, 7 - Gr.1901 - Centro
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - CEP: 20011-020

Phone:
Tel./Fax: ++ 55 (21) 2524-7337
++ 55 (21) 3974-3355

email:
info@condornaoletal.com.br
Commercial Department: comercial@welser.com.brf

Website:
http://www.condornaoletal.com.br/eng/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12&Itemid=29

Located in Rio de Janeiro, in the town of Nova Iguaçu, its factory is set up in a total area of about 1,000,000 (a million) meters squared next to the Tinguá

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UN Will Count 194 Members If Palestine Gets In

UN Will Count 194 Members If Palestine Gets In | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Shaath told the Chinese news agency Xinhua on July 30 that the decision to approach the UN and demand recognition of the state of Palestine as a full member of the organization "will be so helpful to the Palestinian cause in all cases no matter what the consequences are."
"Applying to the UN will be fruitful and would at least show the international support to our legitimate rights and our sovereignty on our land. This is really very positive and so important for us and for our just cause," Shaath said.
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Daily Times - Protest for the release of Aafia Siddiqui

LAHORE: Dozens of civilians from different walks of life, on Sunday, staged a protest demonstration in front of the American Consulate under Aafia Movement for the release of Dr Aafia, who is detained in an American jail for the last nine years.
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Bahrain and the True Face of US Foreign Policy

Bahrain and the True Face of US Foreign Policy | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
By late March, Pearl Square had literally become The Martyr's Square, the monument itself destroyed, a once jubilant and hopeful atmosphere in shambles. Since then, in the home of the US Navy's Fifth Fleet, dozens have been killed, over a thousand Bahrainis (and counting) arrested, close to thirty Shi'a mosques have been destroyed, and a campaign of targeted repression against all segments of society has continued with nary a peep from the Obama administration. If this were Libya, and not Bahrain, we can rest assured these abuses would be trumpeted with frothy indignation as further justification for NATO's intervention. But this is not Libya, this is Bahrain, where "people" and "hopes" mean different things.
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Thousands protest on Morocco king's allegiance day

Thousands protest on Morocco king's allegiance day | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
RABAT (Reuters) - Thousands of Moroccans marched on Sunday to press the Arab world's longest-ruling dynasty to relinquish more of its sweeping powers and stamp out corruption.The protests coincided with...
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Former ISI Chief: No Pakistani including Dr. Aafia was handed over to the US ~ Terminal X

Former ISI Chief: No Pakistani including Dr. Aafia was handed over to the US ~ Terminal X | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Former Director General ISI General (retd) Ehsan-ul-Haq has said that Pakistan had not handed over any Pakistani to America including Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and Saifullah Paracha.
Read more: Former ISI Chief: No Pakistani including Dr. Aafia was handed over to the US ~ Terminal X http://www.terminalx.org/2011/07/former-isi-chief-no-pakistani-including.html#ixzz1TioPy6uU
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Gulf Times – - Pakistan/Afghanistan

Gulf Times – - Pakistan/Afghanistan | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
صحيفة عربية يومية تصدر في قطر وتقدم أحدث المعلومات عن الطقس، أسعار العملات، مواقيت الصلاة بالإضافة لآخر مستجدات الأحداث السياسية، الاقتصادية، الرياضية، الثقافية والفنية محلياً ودوليا والكثير الكثير Daily Arabic newspaper published in Qatar...
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Arab Spring's hope for people

Arab Spring's hope for people | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Take the term revolution in the sense of often violently demolishing an entrenched regime, uprooting its governing structures and destroying its symbols. While this may describe the events in Egypt (minus the violence on the part of the revolutionaries), it does not apply to Libya for instance where civil war is a more adequate description. While the term pro-democracy movement may properly describe the events in Tunisia, it is not helpful in furthering our understanding of the events in Syria or Bahrain where the term rebellion would be more appropriate
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Photos de شبكة 14 فبراير الاعلامية -Ammar Madan

Photos de شبكة 14 فبراير الاعلامية -Ammar Madan | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Facebook page for Ammar Madan - The young man horribly beaten in Bahrain by 'Security Forces' of the Evil Al-Khalifa regime!
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Bahrain: The Targeting of Employee and Office of Doctors Without Borders” Médecins Sans Frontières”

Bahrain: The Targeting of Employee and Office of Doctors Without Borders” Médecins Sans Frontières” | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
On the 27th of July 2011,Mr.Hassan Aleskafi, a protester, was transferred to the office of Doctors Without Borders ” Médecins Sans Frontières” with an injury to the head due to being attacked by Riot Police with a canister (possibly teargas)while participating in a peaceful protest. Doctors Without Borders called the ambulance due to the severity of the injury, and he was transferred to the hospital.
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Fars News Agency :: Thousands of Jordanian Forces Enter Bahrain to Help Manama Suppress Protests

Fars News Agency :: Thousands of Jordanian Forces Enter Bahrain to Help Manama Suppress Protests | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
At present more than 2,000 forces dispatched by the Jordanian government have entered Bahrain's territories and are now active in the form of police and security forces," a witness told FNA on the condition of animosity.
The witness also pointed to the presence of the Pakistani forces in Bahrain, and called it a threat to the independence of the tiny Persian Gulf country.
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Palestine – Ending the Pretending…Facing the Facts | J-Wire

Palestine – Ending the Pretending…Facing the Facts | J-Wire | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Until the Palestinian Arabs sort themselves out and elect a Government that is prepared to
recognize Israel as the Jewish State and
outlaw any political party that calls for the destruction of Israel
- successful negotiations to conclude a binding and enforceable peace agreement are not remotely possible.
Ms DiCarlo offered little comfort to the Palestinian Arabs when she stated:
“Let me also reiterate that, like every U.S. administration for decades, we do not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlement activity. “
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Anti-regime demo held in North Bahrain

Anti-regime demo held in North Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Anti-regime demo held in North Bahrain
Anti-government protesters have held another demonstration in northern Bahrain, despite the regime's continuing crackdown on demonstrations.
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Ranj Alaaldin: Libya's Unraveling Opposition

Ranj Alaaldin: Libya's Unraveling Opposition | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
On Thursday events in Libya took a turn for the worse with the killing of opposition army chief Abdel Fatah Younis. Not only have the Libyan rebels lost one of their most experienced military leaders, but the murky circumstances surrounding his death now threaten to provoke a war within rebel-controlled territories—to start another Libyan war before the current one has ended.
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Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights » CPJ

Bahrain suspends Al-Jazeera operations indefinitely
New York, May 19, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Bahraini government to indefinitely suspend Al-Jazeera from reporting from the Gulf kingdom
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The ministry’s decision comes just one day after Al-Jazeera aired a program about poverty in Bahrain. On Tuesday, the same day the ban was announced, Bahraini authorities denied entry into the country to an Al-Jazeera crew who had come to interview a former United Nations official who was visiting, the news channel reported. Al-Jazeera noted that the freeze includes both the station’s Arabic- and English-language channels as well as the activities of the station’s Bahrain-based online correspondent
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Aik din geo ke saath – Dr. Aafia siddiqui’s family -31st july 2011

Aik din geo ke saath – Dr. Aafia siddiqui’s family -31st july 2011 | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Pakistani News | Talk shows | Live video News Feed | Current Affairs Pakistan | Recorded News Feed...
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ضرب وتعذيب عمار مدن من قوات المرتزقه ورميه في الشارع

Ammar Madan is beaten and tortured by mercenary troops and thrown in the street.

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Taliban confirm they have Swiss hostages – The Express Tribune

Taliban confirm they have Swiss hostages – The Express Tribune | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Milita­nts link their releas­e to that of Aafia Siddiq­ui.
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Yemen's Saleh calls for Ramadan talks to end crisis

Yemen's Saleh calls for Ramadan talks to end crisis | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh called on Sunday for dialogue with his opponents during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan to help resolve a crisis over demands for his removal which...
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تسلق منزل بقرية العكر والاعتداء على أهله 29-7-2011

البحرين / العكر مرتزقة النظام الخليفي تتسلق أحد المنازل وتعتدي على من في المنزل في يوم جمعة تقرير المصير 5 الموافق 29/7/2011م...

Climb Aker's house in the village and the attack on his family 07/29/2011
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