Irish TD Tables Question About the Human Rights and Democracy Situation in Bahrain

A member of the Dáil Éireann, Seán Haughey TD, put forward a written question to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, regarding the current situation of human rights and democracy in Bahrain and what Ireland is doing to address it.  Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes this parliamentary question[…]

Three Irish Deputies ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs about Bahrain’s human rights abuses and Hassan Mushaima

 Three deputies of the Dáil Éireann – Niall Collins, Joan Collins, and Michael Creed – submitted one question each, to the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney; regarding the ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain and the efforts Ireland can make towards the release of Hasan Mushaima, the leader of the political opposition in[…]

Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD Addresses TD’s Concerns regarding the Threat of Imminent Execution of Mohamed Ramadhan and Hussain Moosa

Members of the Dáil Éireann engaged in a set of Parliamentary Questions, posing oral questions to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney (Fine Gael – Cork South-Central). Over the course of these questions, several TDs challenged the Foreign Minister on the human rights situation in Bahrain, and specifically on the cases of[…]

Members of Ireland’s Parliament Table Questions on Bahrain

This post was updated on 18 October to reflect Foreign Minister Coveney’s response to Frank O’Rourke’s 15 October question. 15 October 2019 – Since mid-September, as a result of ongoing advocacy efforts by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Members of the Oireachtas and of the Senate in Ireland raised concerns about[…]

91 Members of the Irish Parliament Send Letter to Foreign Minister Coveney on the Human Rights Situation in Bahrain

13 June 2019 – On Thursday 6 June, 91 members of the Irish Parliament sent a Joint Oireachtais Letter to Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, iterating their concerns for the people of Bahrain. The joint letter called upon the Irish government and its Department of Foreign Affairs to lead a joint statement at the United Nations[…]