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HRC33: ADHRB calls on Council to contest re-election of Saudi Arabia to HRC

HRC33: ADHRB calls on Council to contest re-election of Saudi Arabia to HRC

On 23 September, ADHRB international advocacy officer Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 5.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to reprisals against civil society by Govt of Bahrain

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to reprisals against civil society by Govt of Bahrain

On 23 September, Maryam al-Khawaja, Co-Director of the Gulf Center for Human Rights, delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 5. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Alsalam Foundation […]

Congressional efforts to stall US arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Congressional efforts to stall US arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon announced in early August of this year that the United States (US) Department of State approved a $1.15 billion potential sale of tanks, guns, and ammunition to Saudi Arabia, which is leading an international military coalition in Yemen. Sixty-four members of the House of Representatives signed a letter […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to discrimination against Bedoon in Kuwait

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to discrimination against Bedoon in Kuwait

On 20 September, Erin Sigmon, Advocacy Assistant at ADHRB, delivered an oral intervention under item 3 at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on discrimination against the Bedoon population in Kuwait. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Before I begin my […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to discrimination against female Bedoon pop. in GCC

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to discrimination against female Bedoon pop. in GCC

On 20 September, Erin Sigmon, Advocacy Assistant at ADHRB, delivered an oral intervention under the Panel Discussion on Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Esteemed Panelists, Americans […]