ADHRB submits written statement on the implementation of UPR recommendations in Bahrain to the Human Rights Council

On the occasion of the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB in conjunction with partner organizations submitted a written statement to the Council regarding the Bahraini government’s failure to make substantive progress on human rights reform and regression in several key areas. Click here to read a PDF of the statement. Implementation of UPR Recommendations in[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

From 11 to 29 September 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) participated in the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva to bring increased attention to the ongoing human rights abuses in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Over the course of[…]

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 10 and Bahrain’s Cooperation with OHCHR

On 28 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Item 10 General Debate. In his intervention, al-Hoori highlighted the Bahraini government’s failure to comprehensively and transparently cooperate with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Please continue[…]

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Item 10 and Saudi’s Cooperation with OHCHR

On 28 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the Item 10 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry highlighted the lack of progress Saudi Arabia has made in its judicial technical cooperation program with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human[…]

HRC36 Bahrain Oral Intervention: Item 3 Intervention w/ SR on Water and Sanitation

On Tuesday, 12 September 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain delivered an oral intervention at the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). The intervention was delivered by ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry under the Council’s Item 3 Clustered ID with the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to[…]