UN Special Procedures Publish Allegation Letter to Saudi Arabia on Negative Impact of International Military Intervention on the Enjoyment of Human Rights in Yemen

On 4 October 2019, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food; Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health; Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order; and Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water[…]

ADHRB at HRC40: the impact of the war in Yemen on access to food

1 March 2019 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes this opportunity at the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, during the Clustered Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on food and Independent Expert on foreign debt to raise concerns about the impact of the war in Yemen on the[…]

Sexual Torture in UAE-Run Yemen Prisons, the Latest Chapter of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

After 3 years of bloody conflict, and a mounting humanitarian crisis, the civil war in Yemen shows no signs of slowing down. Since March 2015, the Yemen Civil War has raged at the expense of thousands of lives, with millions of Yemenis facing displacement. Now, as if the mounting civilian death toll wasn’t enough, for[…]

ADHRB Condemns Attack on Yemeni Port, Deepening of Humanitarian Crisis

20 June 2018 – On 13 June 2018, Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition forces launched an offensive against the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The coalition’s attack on the city began with a series of airstrikes on Wednesday and ground forces supplied by the Yemeni government. In the following days, the offensive has only escalated. Americans[…]

ADHRB at the UN: Side Events on Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) will be attending and participating in the 38th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. During the Council ADHRB will be holding two side events, one on Bahrain and one on Saudi Arabia. The Bahrain side event focuses on the upcoming parliamentary elections in Bahrain.[…]