Tag: Human Rights

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 vast majority of Bahrain’s 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 […]

MSF Releases Details of Coalition Airstrikes on Hospitals in Yemen

MSF Releases Details of Coalition Airstrikes on Hospitals in Yemen

On Tuesday, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) released the findings from their investigations into two Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on medical facilities in Yemen. The attacks struck an MSF clinic in Taiz city on 2 December 2015 and, more recently, targeted a hospital in Abs, Hajjah province on 15 August 2016. In both cases, […]

A boy and his sisters watch graffiti artists spray on a wall, commemorating the victims who were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

The Consequences of Complicity

Last week the United States (US) Senate failed to pass a bipartisan resolution (SJ Res 39) that would have condemned and suspended a $1.15 billion tank sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The debate took place after incriminating reports revealed US weapons were involved in recent, and particularly heinous, […]

Bahrain: Foreign Minister glosses over rights record at UN General Assembly

Bahrain: Foreign Minister glosses over rights record at UN General Assembly

27 September 2016 – Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid Al Khalifa delivered a statement yesterday on behalf of the Kingdom of Bahrain at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. The undersigned NGOs condemn the Foreign Minister’s misleading and unconstructive remarks as the Bahraini government continues its campaign to […]