Bahrain: ANHRI Denounces the Deportation of three Media-Professionals and the Use of Excessive Violence with the Protesters

Cairo April 21, 2013

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces the use of the excessive force by the security forces in addressing the peaceful demonstrations that took place in several Bahraini areas to assert on their refusal to held the Forumala 1 in the Bahraini territories. ANHRI also denounces the deportation of three media-professionals due to their coverage to the political events.

The security forces dispersed on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013, several peaceful demonstrations that took to the streets from Deeah, Jad Hafas and Sanabs. These marches were headed to the pearl roundabout in Manama in order to respond to the calls launched by the coalitions of February 14. The forces used tear gas bombs and shot gun bullets to disperse them, which resulted in several injuries among the demonstrators as a result of the heavy gases and the firing the bullets toward the demonstrators randomly.

The security forces, April 19, 2013, arrested more than 35 citizens in addition to arresting 8 children in addition to storming 16 houses in different areas in Bahrain.

In a related context the Media Affairs Authority decided to deport media-professionals in the British TV Network (ITV) outside of Bahrain, on the background of covering the political events that took place in Bahrain before the begin of F1 after they were held for a short time in one of the police stations on April 19, 2013 and allow them to continue their work after they were banned from completing shooting the events in the same day and accusing them of violating all the regulations and laws related to the media work.

The Media Affairs Authority mentioned that it had adopted this procedures in coordination with the concerned bodies to ensure violating the Bahraini National Security.

ANHRI said: “the persistent violations committed by the security forces against the peaceful citizens and demonstrators, is a serious violation to the freedom of expression and assures with no doubts that the regime disregard the calls and demands of the international and regional organizations that urge and demand it to respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations”.

ANHRI added that the deportation of the authorities to three journalists due to covering the political events that are taking place in the country, exposes the false allegations of the authorities that it opens the doors and provides all facilities to the media-professionals and journalists to exercise their work, which contradicts with the fact on the ground”.

ANHRI demands the immediate release of all the detainees and respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration.

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Bahrain: ANHRI Denounces the Deportation of three Media-Professionals and the Use of Excessive Violence with the Protesters

Cairo April 21, 2013

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces the use of the excessive force by the security forces in addressing the peaceful demonstrations that took place in several Bahraini areas to assert on their refusal to held the Forumala 1 in the Bahraini territories. ANHRI also denounces the deportation of three media-professionals due to their coverage to the political events.

The security forces dispersed on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013, several peaceful demonstrations that took to the streets from Deeah, Jad Hafas and Sanabs. These marches were headed to the pearl roundabout in Manama in order to respond to the calls launched by the coalitions of February 14. The forces used tear gas bombs and shot gun bullets to disperse them, which resulted in several injuries among the demonstrators as a result of the heavy gases and the firing the bullets toward the demonstrators randomly.

The security forces, April 19, 2013, arrested more than 35 citizens in addition to arresting 8 children in addition to storming 16 houses in different areas in Bahrain.

In a related context the Media Affairs Authority decided to deport media-professionals in the British TV Network (ITV) outside of Bahrain, on the background of covering the political events that took place in Bahrain before the begin of F1 after they were held for a short time in one of the police stations on April 19, 2013 and allow them to continue their work after they were banned from completing shooting the events in the same day and accusing them of violating all the regulations and laws related to the media work.

The Media Affairs Authority mentioned that it had adopted this procedures in coordination with the concerned bodies to ensure violating the Bahraini National Security.

ANHRI said: “the persistent violations committed by the security forces against the peaceful citizens and demonstrators, is a serious violation to the freedom of expression and assures with no doubts that the regime disregard the calls and demands of the international and regional organizations that urge and demand it to respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations”.

ANHRI added that the deportation of the authorities to three journalists due to covering the political events that are taking place in the country, exposes the false allegations of the authorities that it opens the doors and provides all facilities to the media-professionals and journalists to exercise their work, which contradicts with the fact on the ground”.

ANHRI demands the immediate release of all the detainees and respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration.

For more information

Also available in : العربية


Bahrain: ANHRI Denounces the Deportation of three Media-Professionals and the Use of Excessive Violence with the Protesters

Cairo April 21, 2013

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces the use of the excessive force by the security forces in addressing the peaceful demonstrations that took place in several Bahraini areas to assert on their refusal to held the Forumala 1 in the Bahraini territories. ANHRI also denounces the deportation of three media-professionals due to their coverage to the political events.

The security forces dispersed on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013, several peaceful demonstrations that took to the streets from Deeah, Jad Hafas and Sanabs. These marches were headed to the pearl roundabout in Manama in order to respond to the calls launched by the coalitions of February 14. The forces used tear gas bombs and shot gun bullets to disperse them, which resulted in several injuries among the demonstrators as a result of the heavy gases and the firing the bullets toward the demonstrators randomly.

The security forces, April 19, 2013, arrested more than 35 citizens in addition to arresting 8 children in addition to storming 16 houses in different areas in Bahrain.

In a related context the Media Affairs Authority decided to deport media-professionals in the British TV Network (ITV) outside of Bahrain, on the background of covering the political events that took place in Bahrain before the begin of F1 after they were held for a short time in one of the police stations on April 19, 2013 and allow them to continue their work after they were banned from completing shooting the events in the same day and accusing them of violating all the regulations and laws related to the media work.

The Media Affairs Authority mentioned that it had adopted this procedures in coordination with the concerned bodies to ensure violating the Bahraini National Security.

ANHRI said: “the persistent violations committed by the security forces against the peaceful citizens and demonstrators, is a serious violation to the freedom of expression and assures with no doubts that the regime disregard the calls and demands of the international and regional organizations that urge and demand it to respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations”.

ANHRI added that the deportation of the authorities to three journalists due to covering the political events that are taking place in the country, exposes the false allegations of the authorities that it opens the doors and provides all facilities to the media-professionals and journalists to exercise their work, which contradicts with the fact on the ground”.

ANHRI demands the immediate release of all the detainees and respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration.

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Also available in : العربية


Bahrain: ANHRI Denounces the Deportation of three Media-Professionals and the Use of Excessive Violence with the Protesters

Cairo April 21, 2013

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces the use of the excessive force by the security forces in addressing the peaceful demonstrations that took place in several Bahraini areas to assert on their refusal to held the Forumala 1 in the Bahraini territories. ANHRI also denounces the deportation of three media-professionals due to their coverage to the political events.

The security forces dispersed on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013, several peaceful demonstrations that took to the streets from Deeah, Jad Hafas and Sanabs. These marches were headed to the pearl roundabout in Manama in order to respond to the calls launched by the coalitions of February 14. The forces used tear gas bombs and shot gun bullets to disperse them, which resulted in several injuries among the demonstrators as a result of the heavy gases and the firing the bullets toward the demonstrators randomly.

The security forces, April 19, 2013, arrested more than 35 citizens in addition to arresting 8 children in addition to storming 16 houses in different areas in Bahrain.

In a related context the Media Affairs Authority decided to deport media-professionals in the British TV Network (ITV) outside of Bahrain, on the background of covering the political events that took place in Bahrain before the begin of F1 after they were held for a short time in one of the police stations on April 19, 2013 and allow them to continue their work after they were banned from completing shooting the events in the same day and accusing them of violating all the regulations and laws related to the media work.

The Media Affairs Authority mentioned that it had adopted this procedures in coordination with the concerned bodies to ensure violating the Bahraini National Security.

ANHRI said: “the persistent violations committed by the security forces against the peaceful citizens and demonstrators, is a serious violation to the freedom of expression and assures with no doubts that the regime disregard the calls and demands of the international and regional organizations that urge and demand it to respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations”.

ANHRI added that the deportation of the authorities to three journalists due to covering the political events that are taking place in the country, exposes the false allegations of the authorities that it opens the doors and provides all facilities to the media-professionals and journalists to exercise their work, which contradicts with the fact on the ground”.

ANHRI demands the immediate release of all the detainees and respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration.

For more information

Also available in : العربية


Bahrain: ANHRI Denounces the Deportation of three Media-Professionals and the Use of Excessive Violence with the Protesters

Cairo April 21, 2013

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces the use of the excessive force by the security forces in addressing the peaceful demonstrations that took place in several Bahraini areas to assert on their refusal to held the Forumala 1 in the Bahraini territories. ANHRI also denounces the deportation of three media-professionals due to their coverage to the political events.

The security forces dispersed on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013, several peaceful demonstrations that took to the streets from Deeah, Jad Hafas and Sanabs. These marches were headed to the pearl roundabout in Manama in order to respond to the calls launched by the coalitions of February 14. The forces used tear gas bombs and shot gun bullets to disperse them, which resulted in several injuries among the demonstrators as a result of the heavy gases and the firing the bullets toward the demonstrators randomly.

The security forces, April 19, 2013, arrested more than 35 citizens in addition to arresting 8 children in addition to storming 16 houses in different areas in Bahrain.

In a related context the Media Affairs Authority decided to deport media-professionals in the British TV Network (ITV) outside of Bahrain, on the background of covering the political events that took place in Bahrain before the begin of F1 after they were held for a short time in one of the police stations on April 19, 2013 and allow them to continue their work after they were banned from completing shooting the events in the same day and accusing them of violating all the regulations and laws related to the media work.

The Media Affairs Authority mentioned that it had adopted this procedures in coordination with the concerned bodies to ensure violating the Bahraini National Security.

ANHRI said: “the persistent violations committed by the security forces against the peaceful citizens and demonstrators, is a serious violation to the freedom of expression and assures with no doubts that the regime disregard the calls and demands of the international and regional organizations that urge and demand it to respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations”.

ANHRI added that the deportation of the authorities to three journalists due to covering the political events that are taking place in the country, exposes the false allegations of the authorities that it opens the doors and provides all facilities to the media-professionals and journalists to exercise their work, which contradicts with the fact on the ground”.

ANHRI demands the immediate release of all the detainees and respect the freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration.

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Morocco: ANHRI Denounces the Judgment Issued against Dihani, the Saharan Activist

Cairo April 20, 2013
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), strongly denounces the sentencing the Saharan activist Dihani for 6 years of imprisonment by the Appellate Court of Rabat on the background of his anti-Moroccan authority political activity and its approach toward the Moroccan Sahara in addition to his membership in “Polisario”.
The second room in the court of appeal of Rabat, sentenced Mohamed Dihani, for sex years imprisonment in the hearing held on April 15, 2013, in the attendence of representatives from Human Rights International Organizations.
The lawyers submitted some of the defenses that clear the contradictions included in the file of the case, as the arrest warrant of Dihani which was dated March 1, 2010, as they cleared that this warrant is false as he entered the region in April 27, 2010 from the southern borders by a valid visa on his passport without being arrested in addition to the abductions and torture operations that were suffered by him, as he demanded the prosecution to investigate these accidents.
It is worthy to be noted, that Dihani, was kidnapped and arrested more then once, which started in Laayoune on 1996 when he was 10 years old then he was kidnapped on 2010 due to his political opinions and his belief regarding the Western Sahari and its relations with the Morocco in particularly after he participated in the meetings of Polisario in Italy.
Rabat Court, pressed to Dihani, several charges which include the membership of a terrorist organization and spying to a foreign state which were denied by Dihani through the authorities declaration that the Moroccan Sahara is free of any terrorist organizations and his lawyer denied the charges of the spying with a foreign entity as the records did not refer to this matter.
ANHRI said that “the unjust sentences issued by the authorities against Saharan activists, are a violation to the basic human rights to express his opinion”.
ANHRI drew the attention to the illegality of this trial as it include clear contradicted documents, which were approved by the lawyer of “Dihani” in addition to the torture suffered by him for more than once without investigation.
ANHRI demanding the immediate release of the Saharan activist and dropping all the charges pressed on him immediately.

Also available in : العربية

Morocco: ANHRI Denounces the Judgment Issued against Dihani, the Saharan Activist

Cairo April 20, 2013
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), strongly denounces the sentencing the Saharan activist Dihani for 6 years of imprisonment by the Appellate Court of Rabat on the background of his anti-Moroccan authority political activity and its approach toward the Moroccan Sahara in addition to his membership in “Polisario”.
The second room in the court of appeal of Rabat, sentenced Mohamed Dihani, for sex years imprisonment in the hearing held on April 15, 2013, in the attendence of representatives from Human Rights International Organizations.
The lawyers submitted some of the defenses that clear the contradictions included in the file of the case, as the arrest warrant of Dihani which was dated March 1, 2010, as they cleared that this warrant is false as he entered the region in April 27, 2010 from the southern borders by a valid visa on his passport without being arrested in addition to the abductions and torture operations that were suffered by him, as he demanded the prosecution to investigate these accidents.
It is worthy to be noted, that Dihani, was kidnapped and arrested more then once, which started in Laayoune on 1996 when he was 10 years old then he was kidnapped on 2010 due to his political opinions and his belief regarding the Western Sahari and its relations with the Morocco in particularly after he participated in the meetings of Polisario in Italy.
Rabat Court, pressed to Dihani, several charges which include the membership of a terrorist organization and spying to a foreign state which were denied by Dihani through the authorities declaration that the Moroccan Sahara is free of any terrorist organizations and his lawyer denied the charges of the spying with a foreign entity as the records did not refer to this matter.
ANHRI said that “the unjust sentences issued by the authorities against Saharan activists, are a violation to the basic human rights to express his opinion”.
ANHRI drew the attention to the illegality of this trial as it include clear contradicted documents, which were approved by the lawyer of “Dihani” in addition to the torture suffered by him for more than once without investigation.
ANHRI demanding the immediate release of the Saharan activist and dropping all the charges pressed on him immediately.

Also available in : العربية

Morocco: ANHRI Denounces the Judgment Issued against Dihani, the Saharan Activist

Cairo April 20, 2013
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), strongly denounces the sentencing the Saharan activist Dihani for 6 years of imprisonment by the Appellate Court of Rabat on the background of his anti-Moroccan authority political activity and its approach toward the Moroccan Sahara in addition to his membership in “Polisario”.
The second room in the court of appeal of Rabat, sentenced Mohamed Dihani, for sex years imprisonment in the hearing held on April 15, 2013, in the attendence of representatives from Human Rights International Organizations.
The lawyers submitted some of the defenses that clear the contradictions included in the file of the case, as the arrest warrant of Dihani which was dated March 1, 2010, as they cleared that this warrant is false as he entered the region in April 27, 2010 from the southern borders by a valid visa on his passport without being arrested in addition to the abductions and torture operations that were suffered by him, as he demanded the prosecution to investigate these accidents.
It is worthy to be noted, that Dihani, was kidnapped and arrested more then once, which started in Laayoune on 1996 when he was 10 years old then he was kidnapped on 2010 due to his political opinions and his belief regarding the Western Sahari and its relations with the Morocco in particularly after he participated in the meetings of Polisario in Italy.
Rabat Court, pressed to Dihani, several charges which include the membership of a terrorist organization and spying to a foreign state which were denied by Dihani through the authorities declaration that the Moroccan Sahara is free of any terrorist organizations and his lawyer denied the charges of the spying with a foreign entity as the records did not refer to this matter.
ANHRI said that “the unjust sentences issued by the authorities against Saharan activists, are a violation to the basic human rights to express his opinion”.
ANHRI drew the attention to the illegality of this trial as it include clear contradicted documents, which were approved by the lawyer of “Dihani” in addition to the torture suffered by him for more than once without investigation.
ANHRI demanding the immediate release of the Saharan activist and dropping all the charges pressed on him immediately.

Also available in : العربية

Morocco: ANHRI Denounces the Judgment Issued against Dihani, the Saharan Activist

Cairo April 20, 2013
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), strongly denounces the sentencing the Saharan activist Dihani for 6 years of imprisonment by the Appellate Court of Rabat on the background of his anti-Moroccan authority political activity and its approach toward the Moroccan Sahara in addition to his membership in “Polisario”.
The second room in the court of appeal of Rabat, sentenced Mohamed Dihani, for sex years imprisonment in the hearing held on April 15, 2013, in the attendence of representatives from Human Rights International Organizations.
The lawyers submitted some of the defenses that clear the contradictions included in the file of the case, as the arrest warrant of Dihani which was dated March 1, 2010, as they cleared that this warrant is false as he entered the region in April 27, 2010 from the southern borders by a valid visa on his passport without being arrested in addition to the abductions and torture operations that were suffered by him, as he demanded the prosecution to investigate these accidents.
It is worthy to be noted, that Dihani, was kidnapped and arrested more then once, which started in Laayoune on 1996 when he was 10 years old then he was kidnapped on 2010 due to his political opinions and his belief regarding the Western Sahari and its relations with the Morocco in particularly after he participated in the meetings of Polisario in Italy.
Rabat Court, pressed to Dihani, several charges which include the membership of a terrorist organization and spying to a foreign state which were denied by Dihani through the authorities declaration that the Moroccan Sahara is free of any terrorist organizations and his lawyer denied the charges of the spying with a foreign entity as the records did not refer to this matter.
ANHRI said that “the unjust sentences issued by the authorities against Saharan activists, are a violation to the basic human rights to express his opinion”.
ANHRI drew the attention to the illegality of this trial as it include clear contradicted documents, which were approved by the lawyer of “Dihani” in addition to the torture suffered by him for more than once without investigation.
ANHRI demanding the immediate release of the Saharan activist and dropping all the charges pressed on him immediately.

Also available in : العربية

Morocco: ANHRI Denounces the Judgment Issued against Dihani, the Saharan Activist

Cairo April 20, 2013
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), strongly denounces the sentencing the Saharan activist Dihani for 6 years of imprisonment by the Appellate Court of Rabat on the background of his anti-Moroccan authority political activity and its approach toward the Moroccan Sahara in addition to his membership in “Polisario”.
The second room in the court of appeal of Rabat, sentenced Mohamed Dihani, for sex years imprisonment in the hearing held on April 15, 2013, in the attendence of representatives from Human Rights International Organizations.
The lawyers submitted some of the defenses that clear the contradictions included in the file of the case, as the arrest warrant of Dihani which was dated March 1, 2010, as they cleared that this warrant is false as he entered the region in April 27, 2010 from the southern borders by a valid visa on his passport without being arrested in addition to the abductions and torture operations that were suffered by him, as he demanded the prosecution to investigate these accidents.
It is worthy to be noted, that Dihani, was kidnapped and arrested more then once, which started in Laayoune on 1996 when he was 10 years old then he was kidnapped on 2010 due to his political opinions and his belief regarding the Western Sahari and its relations with the Morocco in particularly after he participated in the meetings of Polisario in Italy.
Rabat Court, pressed to Dihani, several charges which include the membership of a terrorist organization and spying to a foreign state which were denied by Dihani through the authorities declaration that the Moroccan Sahara is free of any terrorist organizations and his lawyer denied the charges of the spying with a foreign entity as the records did not refer to this matter.
ANHRI said that “the unjust sentences issued by the authorities against Saharan activists, are a violation to the basic human rights to express his opinion”.
ANHRI drew the attention to the illegality of this trial as it include clear contradicted documents, which were approved by the lawyer of “Dihani” in addition to the torture suffered by him for more than once without investigation.
ANHRI demanding the immediate release of the Saharan activist and dropping all the charges pressed on him immediately.

Also available in : العربية