Tag: Children & Youth

ADHRB at HRC40 highlights torture against minors in Bahraini prisons

ADHRB at HRC40 highlights torture against minors in Bahraini prisons

5 March 2019 – Today, Clara Sanchez Lopez, on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during the Item 3 Clustered ID with the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) on violence against children and children in armed conflict. In her […]

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Mohamed Alawi

Profiles in Persecution: Sayed Mohamed Alawi

Sayed Mohamed Alawi is a 14-year-old child arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Juvenile Detention Center. Bahraini authorities held him incommunicado for several hours and denied him a fair trial, sentencing him to up to a year in prison simply for participating in a peaceful protest. On 12 November 2018, Bahraini police […]