Privacy rights in Bahrain

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Privacy rights in Bahrain are guaranteed by the constitution from 2002 with a revision in 2012.

Right to Privacy in Bahrain

CHAPTER III ARTICLE 25

Dwellings are inviolate. They cannot be entered or searched without the permission of their occupants exception in cases of maximum necessity as laid down and in the manner provided by law.

CHAPTER III ARTICLE 26

The freedom of postal, telegraphic, telephonic and electronic communication is safeguarded and its confidentiality is guaranteed. Communications shall not be censored or their confidentiality breached except in exigencies specified by law and in accordance with procedures and under guarantees prescribed by law.