Tag: executions

ADHRB Condemns the Trump Administration’s Continued Military Cooperation with Bahrain, as the Administration Continues to Ignore Human Rights Abuses

ADHRB Condemns the Trump Administration’s Continued Military Cooperation with Bahrain, as the Administration Continues to Ignore Human Rights Abuses

18 September 2019 – This past Monday, on 16 September, United States (US) President Donald Trump welcomed Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa to the White House to discuss security cooperation and the strengthening of the Bahraini-US strategic partnership. Human rights were once again notably missing from the […]

UN Special Procedures Publishes Joint Communication to Saudi Arabia on Arbitrary Executions

UN Special Procedures Publishes Joint Communication to Saudi Arabia on Arbitrary Executions

Throughout October 2018, United Nations (UN) Special Procedures sent three separate joint communications to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressing concerns over a myriad of human rights violations, ranging from the targeting of human rights defenders to extrajudicial executions for protest-related offenses committed by minors to arbitrary arrests and detentions. […]

A Review of the Rapporteur on Countering Terrorism’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

A Review of the Rapporteur on Countering Terrorism’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

From 30 April to 4 May 2017, Ben Emmerson, the former United Nations Special Rapporteur on promoting and protecting human rights while countering terrorism, undertook an official country visit to Saudi Arabia. Upon the conclusion of his visit, he criticized Saudi Arabia’s counter-terror framework as overly restrictive and vague – […]