News - Country: Bahrain - Theme: Human and Trade Union Rights

Bahrain: Serious assault on teachers’ rights (18 July 2011)

EI has condemned the decision of Bahrain’s Ministry of Social Development to dissolve the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA) and to prosecute its leaders in a military court on spurious charges of ‘leaving work on purpose, encouraging others to do so, and taking part in illegal gatherings.’