The president of the Women's Petition (WP), the Bahraini activist Ms Ghada Jamsheer revealed the existence of a formal decision preventing her from appearing in any of the Bahraini media.
Suad Fathalla, the victim of a harassment campaign since speaking on Al Hurra television about the experience of ending her abusive marriage, has lost custody of her three young children and the right to remain in the apartment they currently share.
"Address to His Majesty, King of Bahrain, concerning failures of the Supreme Council for Women."
Bahreïn, qui mise sur le tourisme pour diversifier ses sources de revenus, va perdre le gros de ses visiteurs en raison des restrictions sur l’alcool qui entrent en vigueur mardi prochain.
Bahraini activist Ghada Jamsheer's speech delivered to the British House of Lords (December 2006)
The Bahrain Women's Union, a loose association of 12 women's organisations, has pledged to reinvigorate a dormant plan to promulgate a family status law in the kingdom.
Human traffickers in Bahrain will be punished with the anticipated passage of a law making trafficking a criminal act.
A 29-year-old divorcee in Bahrain has been receiving death threats and anonymous phone calls after being interviewed about her case on Al Hurra television on November 25th 2006. During the interview, mother-of-three Suad Mohammed Fathalla spoke alongside Women's Petition Committee head Ghada Jamsheer and Bahrain Center for Human Rights president Abdulhadi Al Khawaja.
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