Independent Ombudsman Press Release for Human Rights Day

Bahrain today joins the international community in marking this year’s ‘Human Rights Day’, commemorating the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Dec... More

Deputy Ombudsman receives US delegation

Deputy Ombudsman Osama Ahmed Al-Asfoor on Sunday met a delegation comprising several US Congress staff on a visit to the Kingdom. He familiarized the US delegation about the Ombudsman's ... More

UK Ambassador to Bahrain: Ombudsman Office which is the first institution of its kind in the region

Manama, July 22 (BNA): UK Ambassador to Bahrain Ian Lindsay highlighted that Bahrain is on the right track in promoting and developing human rights legislations and regulations.  He ... More

Ombudsman Annual Report 2015 / 2016 - Executive Summary

Manama, May 31 (BNA): The Bahrain Ombudsman, the first Independent Ombudsman in the Region, was set up to support the delivery of a commitment to respectful, human rights compliant service delive... More

Interior Minister receives Ombudsman annual report

Manama, May 28 (BNA): Interior Minister Lt-Gen Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa today received Ombudsman's Nawaf Al-Ma'awda, who presented the Ombudsman's annual report 2014-2015... More

Bahrain-EU human rights cooperation underlined

Ombudsman Nawaf Al- Ma'awda received EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, and stressed keenness on achieving cooperation with many European and international insti... More

Ombudsman receives Turkish Ambassador

Manama, May 20 (BNA): Ombudsman Nawaf Mohammed Al Maawda met the Ambassador of Turkey to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Hatun Demirer. Al-Maawda asserted his keenness on maintaining constant com... More

Facelift project of Jaw Reformation and Rehabilitation Centre praised

May 13 (BNA): The Ombudsman Office hailed in a statement today the Interior Ministry's announcement concerning the inauguration of six new buildings, two at the Detention Centre and four at t... More

Reformation, Rehabilitation Centre visited

May 13 (BNA): Interior Ministry Undersecretary Major-General Khalid Salem Al-Absi and Ombudsman Nawaf Al-Ma'awda today paid a visit to the Reformation and Rehabilitation Centre (Jaw) amid pre... More