Tag: United Nations

Crushing Civil Society: Bahraini Government Reprisals for International Engagement

Crushing Civil Society: Bahraini Government Reprisals for International Engagement

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to release Crushing Civil Society: Bahraini Government Reprisals for International Engagement, a report detailing how Bahrain’s authorities have worked to dismantle independent civil society and undermine substantive cooperation with the international human rights community. Mirroring the government’s two-pronged approach, it begins by analyzing […]

Bahrain Interrogates, Tortures Ebtisam al-Saegh as HRC35 Approaches

Bahrain Interrogates, Tortures Ebtisam al-Saegh as HRC35 Approaches

31 May 2017 – On 26 May 2017, Bahraini security forces subjected human rights defender Ebtisam al-Saegh to seven hours of torture and interrogation over her activism, including her engagement with United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms. The Bahraini government’s actions in this regard represent the latest in a series […]

UN Committee Against Torture Releases Concluding Report on Bahrain

UN Committee Against Torture Releases Concluding Report on Bahrain

12 May 2012 – The United Nations (UN) Committee Against Torture (CAT) released its concluding observations regarding Bahrain’s second and third periodic reports today as the panel’s 60th session comes to a close in Geneva. This session marked the first time in five years that the CAT has conducted a […]

UNDP engages with Bahraini government at expense of UN human rights goals

UNDP engages with Bahraini government at expense of UN human rights goals

On 7 May, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bahraini government’s Isa Cultural Center (ICC) regarding promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Just two months earlier, at the 34th Session Human Rights Council (HRC), Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain […]