ADHRB, CIVICUS, and ESOHR Submit Joint Submission to Saudi Arabia’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) in cooperation with CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation and European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) put forth a Joint Submission for Saudi Arabia’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review. In this document, CIVICUS, ESOHR, and ADHRB examine the Government of Saudi Arabia’s compliance with its international human[…]

Bahrain government claims “highest standards of human rights protections” at 3rd Committee

At the 37th meeting of the 71st United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. Representative raised concerns regarding Bahrain’s “dissol[ution of] the Al-Wefaq political society, revo[cation of] Sheikh Isa Qassim’s citizenship, and continue[d] detention of] activist Nabeel Rajab and former Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman.” In response, the Government of Bahrain deflected the criticism by[…]