Tag: Death Penalty

ADHRB Welcomes Rapporteur on Terrorism’s Observations After Saudi Visit

ADHRB Welcomes Rapporteur on Terrorism’s Observations After Saudi Visit

On 4 May 2017, Ben Emmerson, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism, returned from a five-day visit of Saudi Arabia. Upon the conclusion of his trip, he released his preliminary observations. While he noted that the Saudi government was engaging […]

Spotlight on Bahrain’s Human Rights Record: Bahrain Undergoes 3rd Cycle UPR Review

Spotlight on Bahrain’s Human Rights Record: Bahrain Undergoes 3rd Cycle UPR Review

Today, the United Nations Human Rights Council conducted Bahrain’s 3rd Cycle Universal Period Review, in which states issued recommendations to the Government of Bahrain to improve its human rights record. Dozens of states gave recommendations that encompassed thematic issue areas ranging from improving religious freedom to halting executions, from strengthening women’s […]

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: Item #3 General Debate on Saudi Arabia

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: Item #3 General Debate on Saudi Arabia

On 10 March 2017, Zena el-Esia of the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights delivered an oral intervention in conjunction with ADHRB at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. She participated in the Item #3 General Debate, delivering an oral intervention highlighting specific cases of concern relating to the […]

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ SRSG on Violence against Children

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ SRSG on Violence against Children

On 7 March 2017, ADHRB’s advocacy fellow Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. He participated in the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary General on combating violence against children. He delivered an oral intervention addressing the […]