HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 8 and Bahrain’s Labor Rights Violations

On 25 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Husain Jawad Parweez delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB under the Item 8 General Debate. In his intervention, Parweez called attention to Bahrain’s continued disregard for international labor commitments, particularly labor violations stemming from economic reprisals levied against activists for their[…]

HRC35 Item 8 Oral Intervention: Labor Discrimination in Bahrain

On 19 June 2017, ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate delivered an oral intervention during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council under the Item 8 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry addressed labor in Bahrain and the government’s failure to implement its labor agreements and eliminate discriminatory practices. Please keep reading for the full text of[…]

Bahrain’s Forgotten Workers: A Status Report on Labor Discrimination and Forced Dismissals since 2011

[flipbook pdf=””] On 13 June 2017, the International Labour Organization (ILO) reviewed progress made by the Government of Bahrain toward rectifying outstanding complaints of labor discrimination, implementing the two associated Tripartite Agreements of 2012 and 2014, and generally adhering to international standards for protecting the rights of workers. It found that the Bahraini authorities have[…]

FIFA Rewards Qatar for Abysmal Human Rights Record

In December 2010, Qatar was named the 2022 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup host. Since the announcement, Qatar’s construction industry has since grown exponentially in an effort to complete the many infrastructure projects that the tournament requires. The upcoming World Cup requires new infrastructure capable of housing the games and accommodating the[…]