At 43 HRC, ADHRB highlighted the current human rights situation in Bahrain

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council under Item 4’s General Debate. The intervention highlighted the current human rights situation in Bahrain and that oppositions and human rights defenders are kept behind bars. Click here for the PDF and you can find the oral statement below. – Madame President,[…]

Members of the European Parliament Send Letters to King Hamad of Bahrain and High Representative Josep Borrell on Death Sentence of Mohamed Ramadhan and Hussain Moosa

9 March 2020 – On 6 March 2020, 44 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) sent a letter to King Hamad bin Isa of Bahrain, and 45 MEPs sent a letter to the European Union Minister of Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell. Both letters requested urgent protection of the lives of two Bahraini torture survivors: Mohamed Ramadhan and[…]

Letter from Political Prisoner Mohammad Mirza read at the Human Rights Council

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council under Item 3’s General Debate. The intervention highlighted poor prison conditions in Bahrain and that there is ongoing religious discrimination, reprisals, impunity and police brutality. A letter from Mohammad Mirza was also read which highlighted how unfair trials are the[…]

Letter from Political Prisoner Ali Al-Hajee Read at the Human Rights Council

Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an Oral Statement under Item 3′ General Debate. ADHRB drew attention to the poor prison conditions in Bahrain and there is a culture of impunity among state officials. A letter from Ali Al-Hajee, one of the political prisoners was also read during this intervention.[…]

At HRC 43, Bahrain: Consistent Policy of Torture

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, under Item 3’s Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture. The intervention focused on the arrest and detention of Bahraini activists who have been detained and tortured for their engagement with the Human Rights Council.   Please[…]