Recommendations. To the government of Bahrain ; To the Public Prosecution Office ; To the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights ; To the Member States of the United Nations Human Rights Council ; To the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
I. Prosecution of peaceful protest and political dissent. Military court cases reheard in civilian courts ; Case of the leading activists ; Trial of medical personnel ; Case of Mahdi Abu Deeb and the Bahrain Teachers' Society ; Plot to "kill Asians"
Cases originating in civilian courts
Convictions for "insulting the king"
II. Prosecution of security personnel for human rights abuses. Death of Hani Abd al-Aziz Juma ; Deaths of Isa Abd al-Hassan Ali Hussain and Ali Ahmed Abdullah al-Momen ; Death of Fadel Salman Ali Salman Matrouk ; Deaths of Ali Saqer and Zakaria Rashid Hassan al-Asherri ; Death of Abd al-Karim Ali Ahmed Fakhrawi ; Abuse of medical personnel ; Abuse of Nazeeha Saeed
Appendix I: Human Rights Watch letter to Attorney General Ali Fadhul Al Buainain, April
Appendix II. Response of the Office of General Prosecutor Ali Fadhul Al Buainain to Human Rights Watch, April 29, 2014.
Appendix. Letter from Human Rights Watch to Minister of Social Development Dr. Fatima Al-Balooshi, May 13, 2013.
"This 87-page report examines restrictive laws and policies that stifle civic and political groups and trade unions. The report shows how authorities use unjust laws to restrict freedom of association by arbitrarily rejecting registration applications and intrusively supervising independent organizations. The government takes over and dissolves--more or less at will--organizations whose leaders criticize government officials and policies, and severely limits the ability of groups to raise money and to receive foreign funding"--Provided by Publisher.