ADHRB at #hrc54 calls on the UN Council to appoint a special rapporteur on Bahrain

On 3 October, ADHRB delivered an intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 54 under item 6 during the General debate. ADHRB called on UN Council to appoint a special rapporteur on Bahrain.     We would like to raise concerns about Bahrain’s failure and lack of seriousness to meet its obligations under[…]

New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Raises Concerns about Bahrain and Saudi Arabia at HRC 39

10 September 2018 – Today, at the opening of the 39th Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet delivered her first opening statement as the new High Commissioner for Human Rights. Her remarks demonstrated a commitment to continue the previous High Commissioner Zeid Raad Al Hussein’s legacy of a[…]