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ADHRB at HRC: Arbitrarily Detained Political Prisoners in Bahrain

ADHRB at HRC: Arbitrarily Detained Political Prisoners in Bahrain

On March 15, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain’s (ADHRB) International Advocacy Officer Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 General Debate. He spoke on behalf of ADHRB, Alsalam Foundation, the Bahrain Institute for Rights […]

ADHRB at HRC: Executions in Saudi Arabia

ADHRB at HRC: Executions in Saudi Arabia

On March 15, 2016 at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights, Ali Aldubaisi delivered an Item 4 General Debate oral intervention on executions in Saudi Arabia. Please continue reading […]

Kuwaiti MP faces lawsuit for “Insulting Comments” about Saudi Arabia

Kuwaiti MP faces lawsuit for “Insulting Comments” about Saudi Arabia

A Kuwaiti Member of Parliament, Abdul-Hamid Dashti, is currently facing a “homeland security lawsuit” for allegedly insulting the “administration and leaders” of Saudi Arabia during a televised speech.  On 13 March, Kuwait’s National Assembly approved a claim to lift Dashti’s parliamentary immunity so that the lawsuit could proceed. Although he […]