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The Ombudsman Office follow up activities and the effectiveness of awareness and education programs at the Dry Dock Detention Center

In line with its commitment to engagement, The Ombudsman Office continued its follow up with the different religious and cultural awareness activities and events provided to inmates and detainees,... More

Ombudsman visits Jau rehabilitation centre

A delegation led by Ombudsman, Head of the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC) Nawaf Mohammed Al-Maawda paid a visit to Jau Reform and Rehabilitation Centre where student-inmates sit... More

Ombudsman receives French, German ambassadors

Ombudsman Nawaf Al Mawada has received Ambassador of France to Bahrain,  Cécile Longé, and Ambassador of Germany to Bahrain, Kai Boeckmann. They reviewed the Ombudsman&rsq... More

Ombudsman Office's fifth annual report issued

The Office of the Ombudsman issued its fifth annual report covering the period from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018. In a statement, it announced that the report reflected its march over the past fi... More

Ombudsman Investigation of Concerns Relating to Mr. Hasan Mushaima

OMBUDSMAN: Following concerns raised by Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs)  and widely expressed in social media about the conditions of detention and care of  Mr. Hassan Mushaima, ... More

Ombudsman Office's fourth annual report released

The Office of the Ombudsman stressed commitment to ensuring that its work within the criminal justice system meet the requirements clearly stipulated in the decree of its establishment. It also st... More

HM King issues decree

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued decree Nawaf Mohammed Al-Mouawda was re-appointed as Ombudsman at the Interior Minister with the rank of undersecretary for a five-year t... More

Ombudsman's international cooperation reaffirmed

Ombudsman Nawaf Mohammed Al Maawda today received French Ambassador to Bahrain, Bernard Regnauld-Fabre, accompanied with his deputy. The ambassador was briefed about the Ombudsman Office... More

Ombudsman receives Swiss delegation

Ombudsman Nawaf Al Maawda today received a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Federation, led by Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Wolfgang-Amadeus Brulhart... More

Equality, fairness, human rights culture highlighted

Manama, Oct. 13 (BNA): Ombudsman Nawaf Mohammed Al Ma'awda said the Ombudsman Office was established in line with Bahrain Economic Vision2030 to achieve equality and fairness for all. ... More