Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) is deeply concerned about forcing students to sign a pledge to support the government.
The official paper of the University of Bahrain (UOB) , spread in the Facebook and Twitter, this paper contains a pledge of loyalty to the government. ( The official paper “click here 1 – 2” and Translation “click here“)
ِA pledge contain: ” I acknowledge that not signing this document ( pledge ) means I do not wish to continue my education in the University of Bahrain”.
On 15 May 2011 , Students returned to UOB after stopped since 13 March 2011.
Students told BYSHR: “They forced us to sign a pledge”.
BYSHR have not been confirmed if they used attached pledge or not.
” UOB has turned into a big prison”Students told BYSHR.
Security guards stationed in each of its colleges, new surveillance cameras have also been installed and use of fences around the colleges. ( Ref: Al-wasat newspaper http://www.alwasatnews.com/3173/news/read/561210/1.html)
University of Bahrain has suspended many of the students because of the demonstrations at the university or for expressing their opinion on Facebook.
University of Bahrain: government University (http://www.uob.edu.bh/)