Bahrain

HRC43 Written Statement: Bahrain’s Death Penalty

HRC43 Written Statement: Bahrain’s Death Penalty

Ahead of the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) wishes to take the opportunity at the 43rd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) to raise concerns about Bahrain’s use of the death penalty, in […]

8 UN Experts Condemn Bahrain’s Treatment of Political Prisoners

8 UN Experts Condemn Bahrain’s Treatment of Political Prisoners

17 February 2020 – 8 UN Special Rapporteurs have expressed “grave concern” about the mistreatment of political prisoners Hajer Mansoor, Medina Ali and Nabeel Rajab in Bahraini detention centres, “which may amount to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.”  In a letter to the Bahraini government, the experts […]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa 

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa 

Fadhel Abbas Isa was a college student before his arrest in 2012. He was arrested, tortured, threatened, and subjected to unfair trials in violation of his human rights. While in prison, Fadhel was diagnosed with lupus. His health has deteriorated due to torture and the unsanitary conditions in Jau Prison, […]

Italian Members of Parliament Palazzoto and Quartapelle Procopio Question Italian Foreign Minister on Bahraini Human rights Violations during State Visit by Bahraini Crown Prince

Italian Members of Parliament Palazzoto and Quartapelle Procopio Question Italian Foreign Minister on Bahraini Human rights Violations during State Visit by Bahraini Crown Prince

With growing concern and awareness within the international community regarding the human rights violations in Bahrain, specifically framed within the recent upholding of the death sentences of Mohammad Ramadhan and Husain Moosa, many members of Parliament have begun to press their foreign ministers to issue condemnations in order to obtain […]