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Bahrain: Bahrain appoints Jewish woman as ambassador to the US
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has appointed a Jewish woman as envoy to Washington - the first Jew in the Arab world to become an ambassador. Local human rights groups, however, raise concerns.
Bahrain: Bahrain May Appoint Jewish Woman As Envoy To U.S.
Bahrain could be the first among several Persian Gulf states to appoint a Jewish woman as the country's ambassador to the United States.
Bahrain: Women's Status in Bahrain
Bahrain has no written personal status law. Instead, separate Sharia-based family courts for Sunni and Shia Muslims hear marriage, divorce, custody, and inheritance cases.
Bahreïn: Jugement à huis clos d’un religieux impliqué dans une « affaire de mœurs »
La justice du Bahreïn, qui devait juger à partir de ce mardi 29 janvier un religieux de renom, pourrait reporter le procès au 10 février.
Bahrain: Challenges of a human rights defender: Ghada Jamsheer's testimony
Testimony of Ghada Jamsheer given to the Conference on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, held in November 2007.
Bahrain: Women's Petition Committee Condemns Attacks on Peaceful Protest
Bahraini Special Security Forces and National Security suppress peaceful demonstrations; Women's Petition Committee condemns the attack on women at the General Prosecutor's.
Bahrain: Arrest of eleven human rights defenders
Front Line reported their deep concern following the arrest of eleven human rights defenders and the alleged torture and ill-treatment of a number of those arrested.
Bahreïn: Une polémique divise les radicaux et les libéraux autour d’une loi limitant l’âge minimum du mariage
Les islamistes accusent le gouvernement de porter atteinte à l’islam et au Prophète.
Bahrain: A call to stop the clamp down on media in Bahrain
The World Association of Newspapers has joined an international appeal, calling for freedom of expression in Bahrain. The initiative was launched by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights.
Bahrain: Bahraini authorities impose media blockade on women's rights activist Ghada Jamsheer
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.
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