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HRC35 Item 6 Oral Intervention: Reprisals in Bahrain over the UPR Process

HRC35 Item 6 Oral Intervention: Reprisals in Bahrain over the UPR Process

On 19 June 2017, Moritz Neubert delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Item 6 debate at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, he raised concerns about Bahrain’s reprisals against human rights and civil society activists who cooperated with the United Nations […]

HRC35 Item 8 Oral Intervention: Labor Discrimination in Bahrain

HRC35 Item 8 Oral Intervention: Labor Discrimination in Bahrain

On 19 June 2017, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council under the Item 8 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry addressed labor in Bahrain and the government’s failure to implement its labor agreements and eliminate discriminatory practices. Please […]

Saudi Activist Raif Badawi Spends Fifth Year in Prison

Saudi Activist Raif Badawi Spends Fifth Year in Prison

Today marks the fifth anniversary of activist and blogger Raif Badawi’s arbitrary detention in Saudi Arabia. On 17 June 2012, Saudi officials arrested Badawi on charges of apostasy for allegedly insulting Islam in his online publications and establishing the website “Free Saudi Liberals,” a forum for discussion. The Saudi government […]