Tag: Human Rights Defenders

ADHRB Condemns Qatar’s Deportation of Mohammed al-Otaibi to Saudi Arabia

ADHRB Condemns Qatar’s Deportation of Mohammed al-Otaibi to Saudi Arabia

31 May 2017 – Between 24 and 25 May, Qatari authorities forcibly deported Saudi human rights defender Mohammed Abdullah al-Otaibi to Saudi Arabia, where he faces an unfair trial and possible ill-treatment due to his peaceful activism. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemns the Qatari […]

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ SR on Torture and HRDs

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ SR on Torture and HRDs

On 3 March 2017, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. He participated in the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, delivering an oral intervention addressing the situation of human […]

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 34 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 34 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

Bahrain:   Complaint         Mandate(s)                                  Communication Summary and Findings________________ 04 Jul 2016 Bahrain JUA BHR 3/2016 ·   arbitrary detention ·   freedom of opinion and expression ·   freedom of peaceful assembly and of association ·   health ·   human rights     defenders ·   torture Information received concerning Mr. Nabeel Rajab who has […]

Saudi Detains and Sentences 3 HRDs in the Span of 1 Week

Saudi Detains and Sentences 3 HRDs in the Span of 1 Week

Since the beginning of the New Year, Saudi Arabia has sentenced or detained several human rights defenders. Within the span of one week, Saudi authorities questioned and detained human rights defenders Ahmed al-Mushaikhass, of the Adala Center for Human Rights, and Essam Koshak. On 10 January, a court sentenced Abdulaziz […]