Tag: freedom of expression

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

On Human Rights Day, Systematic Abuses Persist in Bahrain

10 December 2019 – Today is Human Rights Day, commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In honor of this occasion, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reiterates our call for all governments around the world to protect and promote fundamental […]

epa04511911 French Members of the Parliament attend the vote session on the recognition of the Palestinian State in Paris, France, 02 December 2014.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Three French MPs Table Questions on Bahrain

26 November 2019 – Three Members of Parliament (MPs) in France have tabled questions to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs concerning human rights abuses in Bahrain. MP Sébastien Nadot tabled a question on serious human rights abuses in Bahrain, including torture and arbitrary executions, and noting the arrest […]

UN Special Procedures Publish Urgent Appeal to Saudi Arabia on Executions and Wave of Arrests of Human Rights Defenders, Writers, and Intellectuals

UN Special Procedures Publish Urgent Appeal to Saudi Arabia on Executions and Wave of Arrests of Human Rights Defenders, Writers, and Intellectuals

On 15 July 2019, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly […]