Members of Ireland’s Parliament Table Questions on Bahrain

This post was updated on 18 October to reflect Foreign Minister Coveney’s response to Frank O’Rourke’s 15 October question. 15 October 2019 – Since mid-September, as a result of ongoing advocacy efforts by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Members of the Oireachtas and of the Senate in Ireland raised concerns about[…]

5 Irish Parliamentarians Call for Ireland to Raise Bahrain in the Human Rights Council

On 8 May 2019, Ruth Coppinger TD, Seán Crowe TD, John Brassil TD, Brendan Howlin TD, and Eamon Scanlon TD – five of Ireland’s elected members of parliament – put forward a number of questions to Simon Coveney TD, Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain. Americans[…]