ADHRB at the UN: ongoing rights violations toward disabled persons in Bahrain

6 March 2019 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes this opportunity at the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, during the Clustered Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on persons with disabilities and Independent Expert on albinism to raise attention over the ongoing rights violations toward disabled persons like Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace and[…]

ADHRB at HRC40: the use of torture against Mahdi Kuwaid in Bahrain

6 March 2017 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Iraqi Development Organization take this opportunity at the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, during the Clustered Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Disabilities and the Special Rapporteur on Albinism, to call to the Council’s attention the plight of persons[…]

ADHRB at HRC40: the mistreatment of minors in Bahraini detention centers

6 March 2019 – Today at the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council,  Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during the Item 3 Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) on violence against children and children in armed conflict. This[…]

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 intervention, she discussed the situations[…]

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 contacted Sayed Mohamed’s father and,[…]