Tag: torture

Profiles of Persecution: Ali Jasim al Ghanemi

Profiles of Persecution: Ali Jasim al Ghanemi

The Government of Bahrain has targeted numerous internationally renowned human rights defenders in reprisal for their work. Many, including Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, are known around the world, with their cases documented by human rights organizations, governments, and the United Nations. However, the Bahraini government’s attack on peaceful dissent […]

HRC35 Item 6 Oral Intervention: Reprisals in Bahrain over the UPR Process

HRC35 Item 6 Oral Intervention: Reprisals in Bahrain over the UPR Process

On 19 June 2017, Moritz Neubert delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Item 6 debate at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, he raised concerns about Bahrain’s reprisals against human rights and civil society activists who cooperated with the United Nations […]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

On 16 June 2017, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Office, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB under the Item 4 debate during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, Payne noted the severe deterioration of human rights in Bahrain just since the beginning of […]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Ongoing Human Rights Violations in the UAE

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Ongoing Human Rights Violations in the UAE

On 16 June 2017, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 debate at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, al-Hoori raised a number of ongoing human rights violations in the UAE, including issues of free expression and enforced disappearances. Please continue reading […]