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Ombudsman visits Jau rehabilitation centre

Dec 31, 2018
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

Dec 12, 2018
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

Fifth Annual Report 2017-2018

Oct 12, 2018
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Ombudsman Office's fifth annual report issued

Oct 05, 2018
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

Sep 09, 2018
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

Sep 15, 2017
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

Aug 07, 2017
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

Mar 12, 2017
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

Feb 12, 2017
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

Oct 23, 2016
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

HE Interior Minister Receives Ombudsman Annual Report

Jun 02, 2016
His Excellency Interior Minister, Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received on Wednesday Ombudsman General Secretary Nawaf Mohammed Al Ma'awda , in the presence of the Assista... more

Ombudsman denies inmate's baby allegation

May 26, 2016
The Ombudsman today denied the allegations of a female inmate at the reform and rehabilitation centre, who claimed that she had not been allowed to hand over her baby to one of her relatives und... more