UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh’s rights

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07 December 2017 13:56:19 WN.com - World News

United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric’s rights are respected as he’s now hospitalized. ...... Full article on UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh’s rights

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UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

6.459704 08 December 2017 00:58:26 WN.com - World News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized. ......

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Bahrain: UN experts welcome medical care for Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim but urge full respect for rights

6.459704 07 December 2017 18:09:55 WN.com - Africa News

7 December 2017 GENEVA (Issued as received) - Four UN experts* have called on Bahrain to ensure the human rights of the country's most senior Shia leader, 76 year old Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, are fully respected. 'We welcome the news that the Government of Bahrain has finally allowed Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim to go to hospital to access the life-saving treatment he requires, but we are concerned that he remains under guard,' the experts said in a joint statement. 'We urge the authorities in Bahrain to allow Mr. Qassim to receive visitors freely, to ensure that medical staff can treat him without pressure of any kind,...

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UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

6.459704 07 December 2017 15:16:24 WN.com - World News

FILE -- In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, prominent Shiite Muslim cleric, Sheik Isa Qassim, speaks during midday prayers Friday, in the village of Diraz, Bahrain. United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's ......

Vice All News Time07 December 2017 15:16:24


UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

6.459704 07 December 2017 14:36:36 WN.com - World News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized. The experts...

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UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

6.459704 07 December 2017 13:35:01 The Daily Star >> News

United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized.

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UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

2.7360017 07 December 2017 13:16:25 WN.com - World News

United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized. The experts issued a statement Thursday on the case of ......

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UN human rights experts urge China to free prominent lawyer

1.4959655 06 September 2017 17:16:14 WN.com - World News

GENEVA (AP) — Four U.N. human rights experts are urging China to release a prominent lawyer and rights defender who may have been forced into making a televised "confession" that he sought the overthrow of China's political system. ......

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UN experts decry deteriorating human rights in Bahrain

1.4959655 16 June 2017 13:31:34 WN.com - World News

U.N. human rights experts are denouncing a "sharp deterioration" in the rights situation in Bahrain, including an intensifying crackdown on opposition parties and a Shiite religious leader. The five rights ......

Vice All News Time16 June 2017 13:31:34


BAHRAIN MUST END WORSENING HUMAN RIGHTS CLAMPDOWN, UN EXPERTS SAY

1.4836942 16 June 2017 12:32:09 WN.com - Europe News

16 June 2017 (Issued as received) - GENEVA (16 June 2017) - A group of United Nations human rights experts has urged the Government of Bahrain to halt its orchestrated crackdown on civil society. 'Over the past year, there has been a sharp deterioration of the human rights situation in the country,' the experts* said. 'This has included unacceptable restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression, freedom of association and peaceful assembly, aimed at muzzling any discordant voice and suppressing dissent.' The repression took a new turn in June 2016 when the Ministry of Justice began legal moves to dissolve Bahrain's main opposition party, the Al-Wefaq Islamic Society, and stripped the...

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UN calls on Bahrain to release prominent human rights activist

1.4056834 12 May 2017 15:43:38 WN.com - Mideast News

The United Nations Committee against Torture has called on the Bahraini regime to release the country’s prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, and open an investigation into widespread reports of ill-treatment and torture of detainees. The UN panel, composed of 10 independent experts, asked Bahraini officials on Friday to “put an end to the solitary confinement” of the 52-year-old activist, who chairs the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, and "ensure that he is provided with adequate medical assistance and redress". His solitary confinement “is reported to...

Vice All News Time12 May 2017 15:43:38