Tag: Bahrain

GCC Free Expression and the Qatar Crisis

GCC Free Expression and the Qatar Crisis

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes this opportunity at the 37th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to raise serious concerns over the continuing suppression of the right to free expression and opinion in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). We also […]

Profiles in Persecution: Ahmed Isa AlMalali

Profiles in Persecution: Ahmed Isa AlMalali

Ahmed Isa AlMalali is a 23-year-old Bahraini who was arbitrarily detained in a violent arrest in early 2017. He has been subjected to torture on multiple occasions and was sentenced to death after an unfair trial on 31 January 2018. He remains in Jau Prison awaiting his appeal. The Ministry […]

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 37 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 37 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

Bahrain BHR 11/2017 JUA 31 Oct 2017 Mandates: arbitrary detention, freedom of opinion and expression, human rights defenders, torture Alleged victims: 1 Information received concerning allegations of torture and other ill-treatment of Mr. Ibrahim Jawad ‘Abd Ullah Sarhan, a Bahraini lawyer, as well as threats of prosecution against him for […]