November 26, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On November 26, 2011, Bahraini King Hama bin Isa Al Khalifa ordered a special commission to convene and follow up on an independent investigation into the alleged crackdown on pro-democracy protestors in the country. The Bahrain Indpendent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) had released its report the ...[read more]
June 26, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The Bahrain government on Tuesday announced that it would pay $2.6 million in restitution to the families of protesters killed in pro-democracy protests last year. The government said that the compensation was to comply with the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry ( ...[read more]
April 17, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Human rights violations continue in Bahrain despite reforms, Amnesty International (AI) reported Tuesday. After the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) released a report in November concerning human rights violations committed against anti-government protesters, the Bahraini ...[read more]
November 24, 2011
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Bahrain authorities used excessive force and tortured detainees involved in the pro-democracy demonstrations earlier this year, according to a report released Tuesday by an independent Bahraini government commission. The report, published by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), ...[read more]
July 25, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
An independent commission on Sunday began investigating human rights violations related to the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Bahrain. The chairman of the five-person Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), Cherif Bassiouni, announced that the group's investigation would focus on 30 ...[read more]

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