Call on the UNHRC to address UAE pandemic response in its prison system

In a collaborative effort, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights (ADHRB), the International Centre for Justice and Human Rights (ICJHR) and the International Campaign for Freedom in the UAE (ICFUAE) submitted a joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council for its Regular Session, commencing 22 February 2021.   In light of the Covid-19 pandemic,[…]

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Kuwait: End Discrimination and Provide Nationality for Bidoon Population

The Government of Kuwait must cease human rights violations against its own Bidoon population. Since Kuwait gained independence in 1961, the government has perpetrated a continuous system of institutionalized discrimination, repression, and degrading treatment against the Bidoon, a stateless minority. These acts violate fundamental human rights of the Bidoon, as well as international law obligations[…]

European involvement in the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

While the US is considered the biggest supporter of the Saudi led war in Yemen they are far from the only western actor involved in supplying arms and support to the coalition despite their intimate knowledge of the extremely high civilian casualties and deliberate tactics employed by the coalition to starve Yemen into submission. France,[…]

Joint statement: ICJHR and 8 international organisations call for the release of prominent human rights defender Dr. Mohammed Al-Roken

(GENEVA) On Human Rights day which is observed every year on 10 December, the International Center for Justice and Human Rights (ICJHR), in conjunction with a coalition of 8 NGOs, called on the UAE authorities to immediately release human rights defender and lawyer Dr. Mohammed Al-Roken. Eight years have passed since Dr. Mohamed Al-Roken was[…]

International Coalition of NGOs Call on the United States to Immediately Halt Proposed Arms Sales to the United Arab Emirates

30 November – 29 arms control and human rights organizations have signed a letter opposing the sale of $23 billion worth of missiles, fighter jets and drones to the United Arab Emirates and asking the U.S. Congress to block the deal. “We the undersigned non-governmental organizations write in opposition to the United States government’s plans[…]