BHRM Meets Front Line

On 19 June 2009, the President of the Bahrain Human Rights Monitor, Hasan Moosa Shafaei, met the Deputy Director of Front line, Andrew

Anderson and Khalid Ibrahim from the Middle East section of the organisation at the Front Line Head Office in Dublin.

The meeting discussed the human rights situation in Bahrain as well as the need to strengthen the relationship between Bahrain’s civil society institutions and Frontline. In addition to this, the scope of future co operation was also discussed where Mr. Anderson stressed the need of creating a suitable atmosphere for the work of human rights defenders, which is the mandate of the Organisation. Officials of the Organization confirmed that they are following up the situation in Bahrain closely and continuously and expressed the importance of their work in the country in order to develop the human situation. Mr. Shafaei also met with the Editor-in-Chief of Al-Hayat daily-Arabic newspaper Ghassan Charbel, where the human rights situation in Bahrain was discussed.