Oral Intervention During Oman UPR at the Human Rights Council

On 8 July, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 47 during Oman’s UPR. We would like to express our concerns over the ongoing systematic human rights violations in Oman. Oman’s 2nd cycle UPR review concluded in May 2015. However, the government has not addressed many of the[…]

Bahrain: Deep rooted Torture Crisis

  United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June 2021 – On 26th June, the United Nations will observe International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, raising awareness about the continued scourge of torture throughout the world. On this solemn day, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB)[…]

Human Rights Violations in Kuwait of the Bidoon, stateless

 On 24 June, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 47 during interactive debate with Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing. Mr. Rapporteur,  We would like to bring to your attention the situation of the Bidoon, a stateless community living in Kuwait. The Bidoon represent one[…]

UN Experts Declare Kameel Juma Hasan Arbitrarily Detained, Note Systemic Violations in Bahrain May Constitute Crimes Against Humanity

17 June 2021- Today the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD)  published an Opinion on its website concerning Kameel Juma Mansoor Salman Hasan, the son of Bahraini civil society activist and former prisoner of conscience, Ms. Najah Ahmed Habib Yusuf, who had been declared arbitrarily detained by the WGAD. Facing over 20 different[…]

UN Calls on Bahrain to Investigate Violent Attack at Jau Prison and Release Dissidents

30 April 2021 – A spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights issue a statement today condemning “the use of unnecessary and disproportionate force” against a prisoners holding a “peaceful sit-in” at Bahrain’s Jau Prison on 17 April, calling for a “thorough and effective investigation”, for prisoners currently held incommunicado[…]