Tag: arbitrary detention

Appeal Hearing Postponed for Bahraini Prisoner of Conscience Khalil al-Halwachi

Appeal Hearing Postponed for Bahraini Prisoner of Conscience Khalil al-Halwachi

On 18 September 2017, a Bahraini court postponed yet another hearing for professor and engineer Khalil al-Halwachi. Al-Halwachi, a former opposition activist, is currently appealing a ten-year sentence for allegedly possessing a weapon, which he maintains was falsely planted by security forces. According to Fatima al-Halwachi, Khalil’s daughter and the […]

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 3 Intervention on the Special Procedures

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 3 Intervention on the Special Procedures

On 18 September at the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Officer Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention under the Item 3 General Debate. In his intervention, Payne discussed the work of the Special Procedures on Bahrain. He also highlighted the reprisals against Sayed […]