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Bahrain Center for Human Rights

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About Bahrain Center for Human Rights

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is actively working on protection and promotion of human rights in Bahrain. Despite an order by the authorities in November 2004 to close, the BCHR is still functioning after gaining a wide local and international support for its struggle to promote human rights in Bahrain. The organization’s mission is encourage and support individuals and groups to be proactive in the protection of their own and others’ rights and to struggle to promote democracy and human rights in accordance with international norms. To document and report on human rights violations in Bahrain. To use this documentation for advocacy to influence international policies according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For more than eleven years, the BCHR has carried out many projects, including advocacy, training, workshops, seminars, media campaigns and reporting to UN mechanisms and international NGOs. The BCHR has also participated in many regional an international conferences and workshops.

Work area

Advocacy, Education, Campaigns, Activism, Lobbying

Motto

Defending and promoting human rights in Bahrain

Country Offices

Bahrain, Denmark

Quickfacts

Founded: 2002
Location (HQ): Bahrain
Scope: National
Focus area: All human rights

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

No