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ADHRB’s Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for Bahrain’s List of Issues Prior to Reporting

ADHRB’s Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for Bahrain’s List of Issues Prior to Reporting

Ahead of Bahrain’s review by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the United Nations (UN) body that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted an advance report for the List of […]

General view at the opening day of the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 25, 2013 in Geneva. The Council kicks off with widespread abuses in North Korea and Mali the top items on the agenda, along with the crisis in Syria. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

UAE Rights Record Scrutinized During UN UPR Review

22 January 2018 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council conducted the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) cycle of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dozens of states issued recommendations to the Emirati Government, urging human rights reforms on a variety of thematic issue areas ranging from free expression […]