Bahrain continues to discriminate against its majority Shia population: ADHRB at HRC39

On Tuesday 25 September 2018, at the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during the Item 9 General Debate on the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action. In the intervention, ADHRB raised concerns over ongoing discrimination perpetrated by the[…]

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 9 and Systematic Discrimination Against Shia in Bahrain

On 26 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Husain Jawad Parweez delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB under the Item 9 General Debate. In his intervention, Parweez addressed concerns over Bahrain’s failure to respect its obligations under the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, which calls on states to[…]

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Item 9 and the Siege of Mosawara

On 26 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the Item 9 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry highlighted Saudi Arabia’s failure to respect its obligations under the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, which calls on states to protect religious and[…]

HRC35 Item 9 Oral Intervention: the Durban Declaration and Saudi’s Action in Awamiyah

On 20 June 2017, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention under Item 9 at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council on behalf of ADHRB. In his intervention, Pry expressed concern over Saudi Arabia’s continued violation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action by discriminating against its Shia minority population,[…]

HRC35 Item 9 Oral Intervention: Bahrain’s Implementation of the Durban Declaration

On 20 June 2017, Salma Moussawi delivered an oral intervention under Item 9 on behalf of ADHRB during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In her intervention, Moussawi raised concerns over Bahrain’s implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action’s call for ending discrimination, particularly in the context of Bahrain’s Shia majority.[…]