BHRS Launch 2010 Annual Report

In December 2010, the eighth annual report of the Bahrain Human Rights Society was released. The report contained 72 pages and 30 recommendations, which include: ratifying and joining all international human rights conventions, such as the Roma Statute of the International Criminal Court; amending national laws in order to comply with international agreements; establishing an independent and permanent elections authority, establishing a national authority for transitional justice; combating discrimination and promoting citizenship; passing a law that binds the Government to finance human rights societies, as well as women’s and children’s societies, and guaranteeing their independence; adopting laws that criminalize environmental pollution.