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Daughter of Danish-Bahraini rights activist offers to take his place in prison
Maryam al-Khawaja says she fears her father Abdulhadi’s health is deteriorating in prison and condemns Denmark for inaction

Ruth Michaelson

24, Mar, 2023 @6:30 AM

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UK accused of ‘dangerous whitewash’ over Bahrain human rights abuses
Humanitarian groups urge foreign secretary to issue correction to a recent report, amid fears it could provide cover for repression in the Gulf state

Karen McVeigh

10, Feb, 2023 @1:15 PM

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Met to investigate Tory MP Bob Stewart over alleged racial abuse
Scotland Yard to look into footage in which Beckenham MP tells activist Sayed Alwadaei ‘go back to Bahrain’

Jessica Elgot

20, Dec, 2022 @5:09 PM

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Human rights activist complains to Tory party after MP tells him to ‘go back to Bahrain’
Exclusive: In video footage, Bob Stewart MP heard telling Sayed Alwadaei ‘you’re taking money off my country’

Jessica Elgot

19, Dec, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Revealed: MEP in prisoner resolution row made undeclared Bahrain visit
European parliament due to vote on Thursday on resolution calling for release of Bahraini activist

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Dec, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Britain’s new tough talk is a sham. Why would dictators ‘fear’ ministers who befriend them? | Dan Dolan
James Cleverly squares up to some states, but ducks egregious cases involving allies such as India, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, says Dan Dolan of Reprieve

Dan Dolan

12, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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No safe haven? The Bahraini dissident still menaced after gaining UK asylum
Exiled protest organiser Yusuf al-Jamri is beginning legal action against Bahrain and NSO Group after finding Pegasus spyware on his phone

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

06, Dec, 2022 @1:48 PM

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Bahraini death row prisoner pleads with pope to aid his release
Exclusive: Mohammed Ramadhan, who alleges he was tortured into confessing to deadly bombing, urges pontiff to act on visit to Gulf state

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

03, Nov, 2022 @11:44 AM

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F1 faces legal challenge over Bahrain contract and sportswashing
Formula One faces a legal complaint accusing it of breaching OECD guidelines after the sport concluded a deal this year extending its contract to hold races in Bahrain until 2036

Giles Richards

27, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Immensely brave’: Abduljalil al-Singace named international writer of courage
The Bahraini activist who is serving a life sentence in prison for his role in anti-government protests was chosen to share the PEN Pinter prize by Malorie Blackman

Lucy Knight

10, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Spiritual union: why Gulf migrants are turning to evangelical Christianity
Pentecostalism is quietly thriving, with pastors saying churches are helping low-paid workers in crisis

Elle Hardy

31, Jul, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Joe Biden arrives in Middle East at time of rapid change
Analysis: Israel has transformed itself from regional pariah to ally to many Arab states

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem

13, Jul, 2022 @4:00 AM

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