Tag: Anti-Shia Discrimination

Protesters holding Bahraini flags and placards with images of Bahrain's leading Shi'ite cleric Isa Qassim, shout religious slogans during an anti-government protest after Friday prayers in the village of Diraz, west of Manama, Bahrain, August 12, 2016. The placards read, "We sacrifice our souls for you". REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed - RTSMVK8

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, ADHRB calls on Bahrain to end Prejudice against Ethnoreligious Groups

21 March 2018 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) observes the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination as established by the United Nations, calling on all countries to combat hate and prejudice. Specifically, ADHRB takes this opportunity to call on the Government of […]

ADHRB’s Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for Bahrain’s List of Issues Prior to Reporting

ADHRB’s Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for Bahrain’s List of Issues Prior to Reporting

Ahead of Bahrain’s review by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the United Nations (UN) body that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted an advance report for the List of […]

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Dialogue with the Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Dialogue with the Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples

On 20 September at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples. In his intervention, al-Hoori drew attention to the longstanding issue of discrimination against Bahrain’s indigenous majority, Baharna […]

HRC35 Item 9 Oral Intervention: Bahrain’s Implementation of the Durban Declaration

HRC35 Item 9 Oral Intervention: Bahrain’s Implementation of the Durban Declaration

On 20 June 2017, Salma Moussawi delivered an oral intervention under Item 9 on behalf of ADHRB during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In her intervention, Moussawi raised concerns over Bahrain’s implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action’s call for ending discrimination, particularly in the […]