Tag: arbitrary arrests

Omani courts issue verdicts violating free speech

Omani courts issue verdicts violating free speech

In August, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) covered the initial arrest of three Azamn newspaper journalists and the paper’s suspension in Oman. The crimes were related to a report Azamn published on 26 July 2016 that criticized Oman’s judicial system. Two days after the report’s release, […]

Bahrain Escalates Crackdown on Civil Society in Month of Repression

Bahrain Escalates Crackdown on Civil Society in Month of Repression

29 June 2016 – In the past month, the Government of Bahrain has pursued a sustained campaign of repression. The police arrested Nabeel Rajab on expression-related charges and placed him in solitary confinement. The government forced Zainab Al-Khawaja into exile after threats of re-arrest and indefinite detention, and a week […]

ADHRB at HRC: Bahrain’s concerning human rights situation

ADHRB at HRC: Bahrain’s concerning human rights situation

On March 23, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Isabel Cerda Marcos delivered an oral intervention during the Item 2 General Debate on behalf of Alsalam Foundation, ADHRB, BCHR, and BIRD, in which she echoed the High Commissioner in his assessment on the concerning nature of […]