French MPs Urge the Foreign Minister to Make France’s Position Clear on the Violations of Human Rights in Bahrain, Amidst International Concern for Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and Hassan Mushaima

On August 30, 2021, Sandra Marsaud and Éric Girardin, Members of Parliament (MPs) for France, drew the attention of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, to the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain. Ms. Marsaud and Mr. Girardin are both French National Assembly members, and have represented La Republique En Marche[…]

Profile in Persecution: Husain Ali Husain (Shaikh)

Husain Ali Husain was a 23-year-old Bahraini student when he was arrested without a warrant in an ambush. Husain was tortured and subjected to several human rights violations, including infringements on his due process and fair trial rights. He is currently held in Jau Prison. On 28 December 2018, riot police and intelligence forces set[…]

ADHRB Condemn the NIHR’s Whitewashing of Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain

The National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) is portrayed as an independent entity charged with promoting and protecting human rights in Bahrain. However, the NIHR consistently demonstrates its involvement in concealing human rights abuses committed by the Bahraini authorities, and its role in further reinforcing the culture of impunity. Political prisoners, human rights defenders, activists,[…]

I gruppi per i diritti esortano il Bahrain a rilasciare il dottor Abduljalil Al Singace, accademico incarcerato che sta portando avanti uno sciopero della fame

30 luglio 2021 – 16 importanti gruppi per i diritti umani tra cui Amnesty International, Scholars at Risk e l’organizzazione Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy hanno rilasciato una dichiarazione chiedendo il rilascio dell’accademico, blogger e difensore dei diritti umani del Bahrain incarcerato, il dottor Abduljalil AlSingace, che sta portando avanti uno sciopero della fame[…]

The Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the United Arab Emirates

In February 2021, Mary Lawlor, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, called for the release of human rights defenders serving long-term prison sentences in the United Arab Emirates. She stated that, “Issuing long-term prison sentences to human rights defenders, in connection to their human rights work, is a practice that cannot[…]

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