Bahrain

Bahrain must release arrested opposition leader, guarantee fair trial – UN rights office

The United Nations human rights office is urging Bahrain to immediately release opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman as well as all other persons convicted or detained for “merely exercising their fundamental rights to freedom of expression and assembly.”

UN experts urge Bahrain to drop charges against women activists

A group of United Nations human rights experts are urging the government of Bahrain to drop charges against three women human rights activists exercising their rights to free expression and free association.