HRC 34 Oral Interventions: ID w/ SRSG on Violence against Children

On 7 March 2017, ADHRB’s advocacy fellow Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. He participated in the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary General on combating violence against children. He delivered an oral intervention addressing the situation of children convicted as[…]

Committee on the Rights of the Child Day of General Discussion 2016: Children and the Environment

Today, on occasion of the Committee on the Rights of the Child’s (CRC) Day of General Discussion on Children and the Environment, ADHRB highlights our concern over the impact of environmental degradation in Bahrain on the lives of local populations, including children. Children’s Rights and the Environment: A Case Study on Bahrain On 13 February 1992,[…]

State media whitewashes Bahrain’s human rights violations against children

On 30 July 2016, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA), the state news agency of Bahrain, released a statement on behalf of The Labour and Social Development Ministry regarding the activities of its National Child Committee. BNA noted that the Ministry and the Committee will convene to submit a 2017 report to the United Nations Committee[…]

ADHRB submits a review to the UN on child rights in Saudi Arabia

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) recently submitted a review on the Government of Saudi Arabia’s adherence to commitments outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC), a treaty to which Saudi Arabia is a party. Saudi Arabia continues to commit a number of violations against children in the country. Most notably,[…]