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ADHRB at HRC: Extensive Use of Torture Documented in Bahrain

ADHRB at HRC: Extensive Use of Torture Documented in Bahrain

On March 11, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Mohammed al-Tajer delivered an Item 3 General Debate oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR in which he raised the issue of torture in Bahrain. Please continue reading for his full remarks, or click here […]

ADHRB at HRC: Bahrain Disregards the UN Special Procedures

ADHRB at HRC: Bahrain Disregards the UN Special Procedures

On March 11, 2016, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei delivered an Item 3 oral intervention at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR during which he raised concerns at Bahrain’s disregard for the work of the UN Special Procedures. Please continue reading for his […]

Saudi Authorities Reportedly Beat and Arrest UK National

Saudi Authorities Reportedly Beat and Arrest UK National

On 22 February 2016, Saudi police reportedly beat and arrested a UK national inside the Al-Masjid al-Haram mosque during the Umrah pilgrimage. According to several Scottish media outlets, Saudi police beat Edinburgh Resident Kausar Uddin in front of his family after he supposedly tripped and fell into a policeman. Uddin’s […]

ADHRB at HRC: Executions in Saudi Arabia

ADHRB at HRC: Executions in Saudi Arabia

  On March 9, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Ali Aldubaisi delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB and the European-Saudi Organization for Human Rights during the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Summary Executions, in which he raised the issue […]