Bahrain: Smear Campaign Against Free Expression.

12 01 2010

URL: http://www.bahrainrights.org/en/node/2983. Source: Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR).

This report notes a large number of fake human rights and civil society organisations have sprung to life in Bahrain, when in reality they are fronts for greater government control, says a new report by (BCHR). In fact, BCHR explains, this scheme of false rights groups was a reaction to an acceleration of human rights violations being documented – sectarian discrimination, torture, violations of freedom of expression, human trafficking – and passed on to international rights groups.

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