Three Rights groups launch a joint report titled:
Bahrain: Absence of Religious Tolerance (2)
Report on the violations of Ashura 144 AH – 2022 AD
and other violations of religious freedoms
Ashura season of year 1444 AH (2022 AD) witnessed a number of violations between 28 June 2022 and 28 September 2022. The violations that are practised every year during Ashura were practised this year in addition to preventing some citizens from visiting the holy shrines in Iraq on the occasion of the ‘Arba’een/fourty’ as well as imposing restrictions on those who returned from the ‘Arba’een’.
This report studies the number and details of the violations practised during Ashura season in addition got the violations that affected the religious freedoms, in general, during the period mentioned above, and which were documented by the following three human rights organisation: Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, Bahrain Forum for Human Rights, and Salam for Democracy and Human Rights.