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Interior Undersecretary receives Ombudsman Sec-Gen

Manama, 15/05/2014 (BNA) – Interior Ministry Undersecretary, Maj-Gen Khalid Salem Al-Absi, today received Ombudsman Secretary-General, Nawaf Mohammed Al Ma'awda, and discussed topics of ... More

Ombudsman meets AI's delegation

Manama, 05/05/2014 (BNA): The Ombudsman's Secretary-General Nawaf Mohammed Al-Ma'awda met today a delegation from Amnesty International (AI) currently visiting the Kingdom. The delegation ... More

Ombudsman Secretary-General attends (OIC) conference

Islamabad, 03/05/2014 (BNA) The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened the first Ombudsman Conference for its member states. Bahrain Ombudsman Secretary-General Nawaf Mohammed Al-Maawd... More

British Foreign Office lauds Bahrain human rights strides in 2013

London, April 10 2014 (BNA)-- Bahrain's strides in the human rights field in 2013 have been praised by Britain. The British Foreign Office lauded the efforts of the government in carrying out ... More

Jaw Prison Inmates aged 15 to 18 separated

Manama, Nov. 25. (BNA) – The Reform and Rehabilitation Directorate at the Ministry of Interior has separated inmates aged between 15 and 18 at the Reform and Rehabilitation Centre in Jaw fro... More

Britain welcomes the implementation of the BICI Report

23/11/2013 London-Nov-23(BNA) Britain has today welcomed the steps taken to implement Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) report, urging all parties to play a constructive role ... More

Al-Maawda briefs French Ambassador for Human Rights on Ombudsman

21/11/2013 Manama, November 21 (BNA) –The Ombudsman at the Ministry of Interior, Nawaf Mohammed Al-Maawda received Thursday, the French Ambassador at Large for Human Rights Patrizianna... More

Ombudsman's delegation visits the USA

Washington: Oct. 9 2013– (BNA) A delegation from the Ombudsman's Office, led by Mr. Nawaf Mohammed Al Ma'awda, recently made a working trip to Washington in coordination with the U.S... More

Ombudsman announces criteria, standards for visiting prisons

Manama, Sept. 25/ 2013 (BNA) - The Ombudsman, Mr Nawaf Mohammed Al Mouawda, today made public the criteria and standards to be followed to assess the treatment of and conditions for detainees in p... More