Tag: Arms Sales

ADHRB at HRC40: concerns Bahrain will use economic aid for repression

ADHRB at HRC40: concerns Bahrain will use economic aid for repression

28 February 2019 — Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes this opportunity to make an intervention for the Ítem 3 Clustered Interactive Dialogue with SR on Food and Foreign Debt during the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). During her speech, Margaret McIntyre asked the Rapporteur what steps […]

Hungry children in Yemen wait for aid.

Saudi Arabia Dishes Out Aid to Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen as PR Stunt

On 30 October 2018, documents concerning an agreement made between the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and Saudi Arabia regarding humanitarian aid were leaked. The Guardian reported that foreign aid from Saudi Arabia came with so many strings attached that it could be considered […]