Tag: United Nations

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 […]

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: Item #3 General Debate on Saudi Arabia

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: Item #3 General Debate on Saudi Arabia

On 10 March 2017, Zena el-Esia of the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights delivered an oral intervention in conjunction with ADHRB at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. She participated in the Item #3 General Debate, delivering an oral intervention highlighting specific cases of concern relating to the […]

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: Item #3 General Debate on Bahrain

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: Item #3 General Debate on Bahrain

On 10 March 2017, Ebrahim Demistani delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. He participated in the Item #3 General Debate, delivering an oral intervention highlighting the UN Special Procedures recent communications with the Bahraini government. Please continue reading for […]

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

On 9 March 2017, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Officer Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. He participated in the Interactive Dialogue with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivering an oral intervention highlighting the issue of the increasingly deteriorating human rights […]