Tag: HRC35

ADHRB at HRC35 Bahrain Event Summary: Reprisals for Cooperation with the HRC

ADHRB at HRC35 Bahrain Event Summary: Reprisals for Cooperation with the HRC

On 7 June 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted a side event during the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The event, entitled, “Bahrain Reprisals: Targeting Civil Society for Cooperation with the United Nations,” focused on the worsening trend of reprisals […]

Bahrain Interrogates, Tortures Ebtisam al-Saegh as HRC35 Approaches

Bahrain Interrogates, Tortures Ebtisam al-Saegh as HRC35 Approaches

31 May 2017 – On 26 May 2017, Bahraini security forces subjected human rights defender Ebtisam al-Saegh to seven hours of torture and interrogation over her activism, including her engagement with United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms. The Bahraini government’s actions in this regard represent the latest in a series […]