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[…]

Press Release: Tools of Repression in the UAE

If you would like to watch the full event, you can do so here. 1 July 2021, At an online-streamed event, which was held on June 29th, high-level panelists, including academic Matthew Hedges, shed light on the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) “Tools of repression” in a global economic and political context. Aimed at uncovering the[…]

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[…]

France’s Feminist Diplomacy and Women’s Rights in the Gulf: Rhetoric over Reality

This article was written in collaboration between the ADHRB Paris team and Gender in Geopolitics Institute. France is a vocal advocate for women’s rights internationally, and the “feminist diplomacy” adopted by the French government in 2018 affirms that gender equality is a priority for France. The International Gender Equality Strategy was adopted to improve the[…]

European Parliamentarians call for the Emirati government to be held accountable for systematic violations of human rights 

In an open Letter published on 15 april, a cross-party coalition of EU Parliamentarians have called for urgent action to be taken by the European External Action Service (EEAS) to address the widespread and systematic human rights abuses committed by the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The letter, which was published in light[…]

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