ADHRB at #HRC54: Al-Singace, Al-Khawaja, and Naji Fateel, face reprisals including medical neglect

On 29 September, ADHRB delivered an intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 54 under item 5 during the General debate. ADHRB shared the Special Rapporteur’s concerns for the worsening health of hunger-striking life-sentenced detainees, Al-Singace, Al-Khawaja, & Fateel, facing reprisals, including medical neglect. We would like to share the UN Secretary-General’s concerns[…]

Kuwaiti Government’s Crackdown on the Bidoon

Kuwait is home to one of the largest groups of stateless people in the world: the Bidoon. Bidoon is a literal translation of the Arabic word for ‘without’, as it refers to being without a state or nation. More than 100,000 Bidoon live in Kuwait. The Kuwaiti government purposely avoided giving the Bidoon people citizenship[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Continued Concern for Human Rights in Oman’s UPR Outcome

On March 17, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Officer, Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during Item 6’s UPR outcomes on Oman, in which he expressed the organization’s continued concern for the human rights situation in Oman. Please continue reading for his full[…]