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March 24, 2013

MSF has been forced to cancel a conference on medical ethics due to take place in Bahrain in April because of a lack of assurances from authorities.

April 12, 2012

In Bahrain, people continue to avoid seeking medical care in public hospitals for fear of discrimination, harassment, and ill treatment.

August 05, 2011

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes the release of Saeed Mahdi, and recognizes that he has now been granted access to a lawyer. MSF firmly maintains that Saeed Mahdi was working with the organization in the capacity of driver and translator. We remain concerned about the circumstances in which he was arrested. MSF is still unable to resume working in Bahrain without guarantees that its premises and personnel would be respected.
 

August 03, 2011

MSF condemns the armed raid of its premises in Bahrain on July 28 and the subsequent detention of one of its staff members.

June 14, 2011

An MSF staff member detained for weeks in Bahrain was released uncharged on June 11.

May 31, 2011

Saeed Mahdi has been detained for weeks in Bahrain after being severely beaten upon arrest by authorities. No information has been provided about his condition and whereabouts.

April 06, 2011

A report released today by MSF illustrates how Bahrain’s hospitals and health centers are no longer safe havens for the sick or injured, but rather places to be feared.