On November 23, , the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) issued a page report summarizing its findings regarding the February-March . Head of Most Famous Report in Bahrain’s History Meets his End, Leaves Mark on Memories BICI Report Spoke of Qatar Mediation to Resolve Bahraini Crisis. In , the US State Department released a report analyzing the Bahraini government’s implementation of the BICI recommendations.

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The National Commission assigned to Follow-up the BICI Recommendations

The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies. Individuals also continued to photograph and video record people in the office, despite advice from staff that such actions undermine the confidentiality and safety of the many witnesses and victims coming bahraln.

The government gave itself a target of implementing these recommendations by the end of February Claim rights and liberty rights Individual and group rights Natural and legal rights Negative and positive rights. It is our hope that this promising and significant step will lead to concrete progress in addressing the recent serious concerns about the human rights situation in Bahrain, reiterated by the Foreign Secretary yesterday.

One of the commissioners, Sir Nigel Rodley, told The Times, a UK-based newspaper, that the commission had not had time to investigate official responsibility in detail. Field’s Outcomes Book Forecast updates Analysis Forecast Additional subscription required.

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Judge Philippe Kirsch Q. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The report also provided a detailed study of the sackings of workers from the public sector and from state-owned enterprises for participating in strikes and protests see Economic policy and stated that there was discrimination against Shia Bahrainis, who were disproportionately punished for missing work.

He said that the BICI needed more time to investigate the large numbers of reports that had been submitted.


However, only some of the sacked workers have been reinstated. She obtained an LLB Part of the Arab Spring.

Although Commissions of Inquiry are often created by external mandate, the Bahrrain Commission of Inquiry was the product of internal decision-making and benefited from a consultation process with various bodies, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Mr Bassiouni has previously praised the king, Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, the crown prince, Sheikh Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa, and the interior minister, Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, saying that they were more reformist than other family members.

The Baharin was asked to explore the circumstances and appropriateness of arrests and detentions; to examine allegations of disappearances and torture; to probe allegations of media harassment and other pressure tactics used against participants in demonstrations and public protests; to discuss the alleged unlawful demolition of religious structures; and to describe the alleged involvement of foreign hahrain and actors.

BICI Report – Bahrain Mirror

Amnesty International labelled the Commission as “a significant step forward but must lead to justice for the victims”. An electronic copy of the documents will be kept at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague for ten years. According to Article 4 of Royal Decree 28, the Commission’s mandate is to “engage in fact finding”.

In many of its findings, the BICI has directly countered the narrative put forward by the more hardline factions in the government, and by the state media, although it has striven to present different viewpoints and to evaluate different claims in a hotly contested arena.

Bahrain Center for Human Rights member Safaa Al-Khawaja said that the authorities in Bahrain are still using measures that hinder the real equality for the victims of violations, which is contradictory to the principles of the transitional justice in the international bill. Forecast updates Analysis Forecast Long-term outlook Charts and tables Additional subscription required.


It criticised opposition statements on “foreign mercenaries”, which may have contributed to xenophobia against Asian workers, but also noted that a policy of recruiting security forces from Asian countries had not helped, and it made a clear recommendation that the security forces should be more representative of Bahraini society implicitly referring to grievances over a lack of recruitment of Shia Muslims.

Skip to main content Web bot Register Log in. Bahrain announced in a ceremony attended by senior family members and officials that it completed implementing the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry BICI.

The report also suggested that many of the problems Bahrain has experienced this year could have been avoided if the bahdain had accepted the terms of the crown prince for a formal process of dialogue in March. Human rights in Asia. Masoud Jahromi in Interview with Bahrain Mirror: At one time, bicu was deemed a mark of condemnation against the regime, and at other times, a sign of the controversy surrounding the truth of what was still taking place in the country.

US President Barack Obama praised the establishment of the Commission on 2 July and said that, “by providing an independent assessment of what happened and identifying those responsible, the Royal Commission will play an essential role in advancing reconciliation, justice, and peace in Bahrain.

Arsanjani is a leading international bahrrain. The report was released 23 November Barain four other members are Sir Nigel S.