Tag: Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to high number of arbitrarily detained prisoners

HRC33: ADHRB calls attention to high number of arbitrarily detained prisoners

On September 13, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, on behalf of ADHRB, delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 3. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. Chair-Rapporteur, Alsalam Foundation, together with Americans for Democracy & […]

No contact for a week: Family fears for Dr. al-Singace’s health

No contact for a week: Family fears for Dr. al-Singace’s health

UPDATE 7/5/2016: ADHRB has received reports that Dr. al-Singace has since been able to contact his family. It remains unclear if his health has improved. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) has learned that communication has been severed between Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr. Abduljalil al-Singace and […]

ADHRB at HRC: Arbitrarily Detained Political Prisoners in Bahrain

ADHRB at HRC: Arbitrarily Detained Political Prisoners in Bahrain

On March 15, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain’s (ADHRB) International Advocacy Officer Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 General Debate. He spoke on behalf of ADHRB, Alsalam Foundation, the Bahrain Institute for Rights […]

ADHRB at HRC: Persons With Disabilities Face Discrimination in the GCC

ADHRB at HRC: Persons With Disabilities Face Discrimination in the GCC

On March 4, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB International Advocacy Officer Michael Payne participated in an Item 3 Clustered Debate on Persons with Disabilities. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF . Mr. Vice President, Americans for Democracy […]

Bahrain quickly releases US journalists, but local reporters remain imprisoned

Bahrain quickly releases US journalists, but local reporters remain imprisoned

On Sunday February 14, Bahraini authorities arrested four American journalists including Anna Therese Day during the protests that marked the fifth anniversary of the 2011 mass pro-democracy uprising. Bahraini authorities detained them “as a result of their involvement in criminal acts, and because one was concealing his face at the […]