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Worker Bans Not Enough to Stop Human Trafficking in the UAE

Worker Bans Not Enough to Stop Human Trafficking in the UAE

Despite domestic worker labor bans, abuse against Indonesian women is still widespread in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Less than one week ago, an Emirati court sentenced three human traffickers to prison. They will each spend three years in jail for forcing an Indonesian women into prostitution. Instead of protecting […]

HRC32: ADHRB doubts Saudi Arabia’s commitment to UPR recommendations

HRC32: ADHRB doubts Saudi Arabia’s commitment to UPR recommendations

On June 27, Ranya Alammar on behalf of  ADHRB delivered an oral intervention at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 6.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة باللغة العربي Mr. President, Americans for […]

Bahraini officials deport human rights lawyer Taimoor Karimi

Bahraini officials deport human rights lawyer Taimoor Karimi

On 26 June 2016, the government of Bahrain deported human rights lawyer Taimoor Karimi to Iraq. Bahraini forces arrested Karimi in 2011 for participating in demonstrations during the pro-democracy movement. In 2012, authorities revoked Karimi’s citizenship, along with 30 journalists, human rights defenders, and opposition figures. Without his citizenship, Karimi […]

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to policy of impunity in Saudi Arabia

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to policy of impunity in Saudi Arabia

On June 27, Ranya Alammar on behalf of ADHRB delivered an oral intervention at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 8.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة باللغة العربي Mr. President, Americans for […]

HRC32: ADHRB notes Bahrain ignores UPR recommendations

HRC32: ADHRB notes Bahrain ignores UPR recommendations

On June 27, Yousif Al-Hoori on behalf of ADHRB delivered an oral intervention at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 6.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة باللغة العربي Mr. President, Before […]