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A new report by Amnesty Interntional says the Bahraini government’s response to the findings of an international commission of inquiry has proved inadequate.
The Bahraini authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a prominent human rights activist whose health is rapidly deteriorating after more than 60 day on hunger strike, says Amnesty International.
Amnesty International have called for the release of a leading Bahraini human rights defender serving a life sentence for his role in the Arab Spring.
Amnesty International has criticised the UK’s decision to export tear gas to Bahrain where multiple deaths have been caused as a result of its use by security forces.
2012 will see the UK government sending arms sales delegations to countries who use violent repression against protestors
A group of people opposed to the arms trade have been removed by police from the London Graduate Fair after peacefully protesting against BAE and Raytheon.
Foreign Secretary William Hague has been accused of failing to respond adequately to criticism of arms sales to repressive regimes in the Middle East and north Africa.
UK ministers have invited the governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Algeria to send delegations to the London arms fair, which starts today.
Europe's largest network of spiritually based peace groups has expressed its support for nonviolent revolution in north Africa and the Middle East.