Profiles in Persecution: Ali Mahmood Husain Mahmood

Ali was a 15-year-old student when he was arrested for the second time on 16 January 2019. He was violently arrested by officers and beaten in front of all his neighbors. He has since been subjected to torture. Today, Ali is 16 years old and is imprisoned in the New Dry Dock Detention Centre. Ali[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Ali Ebrahim AlArab

Ali Ebrahim AlArab was a 15-year-old high school student from Bani Jamra, Bahrain before his arrest in 2019. He was detained without charge and questioned without a lawyer or parent, in violation of his human rights. He remains in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison for individuals under 21 years of age. On[…]

Joint Side Event at HRC42: Executions and Arbitrary Detention in Saudi Arabia

19 September 2019 – Today, during the 42nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) along with the European Centre for Democracy & Human Rights (ECDHR), the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR), ALQST, MENA Rights Group and the Right[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Ali Fateel

Hasan Ali Fateel is a 20-year-old Bahraini student who was arbitrarily detained after his warrantless arrest in 2018.Since Hasan’s arrest, Bahraini officials have tortured him, disappeared him for over a month, and subjected him to an unfair trial. Hasan is currently imprisoned in New Dry Dock, the section of Jau Prison reserved for inmates under[…]

At HRC41, The Hadi Government Betrays the Citizens of Yemen

On 4 July 2019, during the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, an oral statement was delivered in Arabic during Item 6 UPR Outcomes, drawing the Council’s attention to the Hadi government’s failure to ensure civilians’ human rights. Highlighting the government’s blatant disregard for civilian safety and protection amidst airstrikes, blockades,[…]