At HRC 43, Bahrain: Consistent Policy of Torture

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, under Item 3’s Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture. The intervention focused on the arrest and detention of Bahraini activists who have been detained and tortured for their engagement with the Human Rights Council.   Please[…]

HRC43 Written Statement: Ongoing Detention of Women’s Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia

Ahead of the 43nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement to the Council concerning Ongoing Detention of Women’s Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading below for the full text of the statement, or click here for PDF Ongoing Detention[…]

HRC43 Written Statement: Bahrain Must Take Steps to Ease Political, Social, and Economic Tensions

Ahead of the 43nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement to the Council concerning Bahrain Must Take Steps to Ease Political, Social, and Economic Tensions. Continue reading below for the full text of the statement, or click here for a[…]

HRC43 Written Statement: Bahrain’s Death Penalty

Ahead of the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) wishes to take the opportunity at the 43rd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) to raise concerns about Bahrain’s use of the death penalty, in particular, the executions of two[…]

8 UN Experts Condemn Bahrain’s Treatment of Political Prisoners

17 February 2020 – 8 UN Special Rapporteurs have expressed “grave concern” about the mistreatment of political prisoners Hajer Mansoor, Medina Ali and Nabeel Rajab in Bahraini detention centres, “which may amount to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.”  In a letter to the Bahraini government, the experts documented a range of abuses[…]