At HRC 48 ADHRB calls on the government of Bahrain to stop hate speech campaigns against citizens

On 5 October, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 48 under item 9 to calls on the government of Bahrain to stop hate speech campaigns against citizens. Madam President, The DDPA recognizes “with deep concern religious intolerance against religious communities and their members.” It also “urges States[…]

UAE: Appeal for UAE to release detained human rights activists ahead of Dubai Expo

Your highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, As the Expo Dubai 2020 opens for six months starting on 1 October 2021 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under the motto “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future through sustainability, mobility and opportunity”, we the undersigned call on the Emirati authorities to demonstrate their commitment to[…]

Amidst Rising Pressure From French MPs, Four Additional MPs Raise Their Concerns for Bahrain’s Violation of Human Rights

 Four 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. There has been mounting pressure from French MPs in the last few months, encouraging the French government to speak out against the continued human rights violations[…]

Civil Society Report on the Implementation of Chapter II (Prevention) & Chapter III (Criminalization and Law Enforcement) of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption In Bahrain

Introduction  The Kingdom of Bahrain signed and ratified the United Nations Convention against Corruption (“UNCAC”) on February 8, 2005 and October 5, 2010, respectively. This report reviews and assesses Bahrain’s implementation of specific articles contained in Chapter II (Preventive Measures) and Chapter III (Criminalization and law enforcement) of the UNCAC. The report is intended as[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed Ali Baddaw

Mohamed Ali Mohsen Baddaw, a Bahraini high school student, was only 19 years old when he was arbitrarily detained in 2016, preventing him from completing his studies. He is currently serving his prison sentence in Jau prison where he is being denied medical attention for his Vitiligo. He also was subjected to torture and ill-treatment[…]