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Bahrain: Widespread Reprisals against Activists Ahead of UPR

Bahrain: Widespread Reprisals against Activists Ahead of UPR

26 April 2017 – Bahraini authorities have initiated a new campaign of reprisals against political activists, human rights defenders, and other civil society actors ahead of the kingdom’s third cycle of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) beginning on 1 May 2017. We, the undersigned, strongly […]

Bahrain’s UPR National Report: A Response with Selected Assessments – Part I

Bahrain’s UPR National Report: A Response with Selected Assessments – Part I

This is the first installment in ADHRB’s series assessing Bahrain’s National Report on its Universal Periodic Review implementation status.  For the second installment, click here. In advance of Bahrain’s third four-year cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights (UPR), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights […]

Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression

Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in conjunction with the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), is pleased to announce our new report, Bahrain’s Third Cycle UPR: A Record of Repression. See a summary of the assessment below, and […]