Tag: excessive use of force

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Extrajudicial and Summary Executions in Bahrain

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Extrajudicial and Summary Executions in Bahrain

  On 6 June 2017, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention during the 35th session of the Human Rights Councils’ Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and the Bahrain Institute for […]

Bahrain Police Raid Duraz Sit-in, Killing Five and Injuring Dozens

Bahrain Police Raid Duraz Sit-in, Killing Five and Injuring Dozens

**Update 23 May 2017: After the publication of this statement, the Ministry of Interior has since confirmed five deaths (see here) and 286 arrested (see here) during today’s raid into Duraz. ADHRB will be working to verify the details and provide more information as it becomes available.   **Update 24 May […]

Bahrain security forces employ excessive use of force against funeral mourners

Bahrain security forces employ excessive use of force against funeral mourners

27 March 2017 – Bahraini security forces attacked the funeral procession of Mustafa Hamdan with tear gas and shotgun bullets, injuring those gathered. We, the undersigned organizations, condemn this excessive use of force employed by security forces over the weekend during the procession. We call on the security forces to […]

18-year-old Mustafa Hamdan dies after security forces shooting

18-year-old Mustafa Hamdan dies after security forces shooting

24 March 2017 – Mustafa Hamdan, 18, died this morning at the Salmaniya Medical Complex, two months after security forces shot him in head and rendered him comatose. We, the undersigned, consider Hamdan’s death an extrajudicial killing by the Bahraini Government. We condemn state violence employed against peaceful protesters, the […]