18 MEPs urge EU HR Federica Mogherini to take action on human rights in Bahrain

Ms. Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy European External Action Service 1046 Brussels Belgium   Dear Ms. Mogherini, We are writing to urge you to take action on the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, particularly the continued imprisonment of human rights defenders and opposition politicians. We ask[…]

European Parliament adopts resolution on EU priorities at 2016 UNHRC sessions

On Thursday, 21 January 2016, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the priorities of the European Union (EU) at the 2016 United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Sessions. The EU resolution strongly condemned the continued harassment and detention of human rights defenders and opposition figures by government forces. 2015 experienced pervasive human rights violations[…]

Ban Tear Gas to Bahrain and Free Nabeel Rajab, says EU Parliament

10 July 2015 – Yesterday, the European Parliament passed an urgency resolution calling for an EU-wide ban on tear gas and crowd control equipment exports to Bahrain and for the immediate release of Nabeel Rajab and other prisoners of conscience, in a move welcomed by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the[…]