Tag: Bahrain

Nabeel Rajab returns to solitary confinement

Nabeel Rajab returns to solitary confinement

On 13 June 2016 at approximately 5:00am, security forces entered the home of Nabeel Rajab, one of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defenders, and arrested him. Security forces carried Rajab away as his 14-year-old daughter trailed behind him, defiantly urging her father to “stay steadfast”. More than one hundred days […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to Bahrain’s lack of cooperation with OHCHR

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to Bahrain’s lack of cooperation with OHCHR

On 29 September, Asma Darwish, Advocacy Officer at Bahrain 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 10. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Americans […]

Haji Abdulmajeed: Bahrain’s fearless peaceful protestor

Haji Abdulmajeed: Bahrain’s fearless peaceful protestor

In 2011, the majority of Bahrain’s citizen population rose up against systemic discrimination and called for democratic reforms and human rights for all. Since then, the government has claimed to institute reforms but in practice has only institutionalized the repression. For example, since 2011 protesting in the capital of Manama […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to discrimination against Shia in Bahrain

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to discrimination against Shia in Bahrain

On 27 September, Asma Darwish, Advocacy Officer at Bahrain 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 9. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, The DDPA […]

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to racism faced by Afro-Bahrainis

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to racism faced by Afro-Bahrainis

On 26 September, Asma Darwish, Advocacy Officer at Bahrain 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 the Working Group on the people of African descent. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download […]