Tag: United Nations

UN Committee against Torture releases Concluding Observations on Kuwait

UN Committee against Torture releases Concluding Observations on Kuwait

On 12 August 2016, the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (CAT) adopted its concluding observations for Kuwait’s third periodic report. Ahead of the review, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a shadow report to the Committee detailing the Government of Kuwait’s failings to adequately address […]

UN Experts Condemn Bahrain Assault on Shia

UN Experts Condemn Bahrain Assault on Shia

16 August 2016 – Geneva, Switzerland – A group of United Nations human rights experts have called on the Kingdom of Bahrain to halt its ongoing persecution of Shia Muslims in the country. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain thanks the UN experts for their attention to the […]

ADHRB submits a review to the UN on child rights in Saudi Arabia

ADHRB submits a review to the UN on child rights in Saudi Arabia

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) recently submitted a review on the Government of Saudi Arabia’s adherence to commitments outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC), a treaty to which Saudi Arabia is a party. Saudi Arabia continues to commit a number of violations against children […]

UN Experts Grill Kuwait on Torture, Trafficking, Violence against Women

UN Experts Grill Kuwait on Torture, Trafficking, Violence against Women

On 25 and 26 July 2016, Kuwait undertook its periodic review under the Convention against Torture, wherein the Committee in charge of implementing the Convention quizzed Kuwait on the implementation of its international obligations. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) assesses that the Committee accurately understood the […]

ADHRB Publishes Report on Torture in Kuwait

ADHRB Publishes Report on Torture in Kuwait

For Kuwait’s review at the 58th Session of the Committee against Torture, ADHRB published and submitted a shadow report on Kuwait’s compliance with its obligations under the Convention against Torture (CAT). The report, published on the UN website, is written to provide accurate and detailed answers to questions posed to Kuwait […]