Bahrain Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Bahrain Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Bahrain, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Bahrain Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Bahrain: Country Page Report: Immigration Detention in Bahrain (2016) International Women’s Day 2019: Focusing Attention on the Abuses Women Suffer in Immigration Detention […]

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International Women’s Day: Focusing Attention on the Abuses Women Suffer in Immigration Detention

Last week, reports emerged concerning a 24-year-old Honduran woman’s premature labour and subsequent delivery of a stillborn baby while in custody at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centre in Texas. While officials were quick to offer the awkward qualification that “for investigative and reporting purposes, a stillbirth is not considered an in-custody death,” the incident nevertheless added fuel to the growing criticism of the Trump administration’s treatment of vulnerable individuals in detention. […]

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Immigration Detention in Bahrain

Wracked by sectarian conflict and with a growing expat population that now outnumbers citizens, Bahrain has struggled to develop humane policies for its foreign workers. Although the country has adopted labour reforms and set up new rights-related institutions, observers say there is a significant gap between stated intentions and reality on the ground. […]

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