8 UN Experts Condemn Bahrain’s Treatment of Political Prisoners

17 February 2020 – 8 UN Special Rapporteurs have expressed “grave concern” about the mistreatment of political prisoners Hajer Mansoor, Medina Ali and Nabeel Rajab in Bahraini detention centres, “which may amount to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.”  In a letter to the Bahraini government, the experts documented a range of abuses[…]

ADHRB and NGOs Send Letter to UN High Commissioner on Conditions in Bahrain’s Isa Town Prison for Women

18 October 2018 – Today, Americans for Human Rights & Democracy in Bahrain (ADHRB) in cooperation with the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), CIVICUS, European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR), Front Line Defenders, Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), Index on Censorship, and the International[…]

ADHRB presents letter from Isa Town Women’s Prison in HRC 39 Intervention

On Monday 17 September, at the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s Legal Officer delivered an additional oral intervention during the Agenda Item 3 General Debate. In the intervention, ADHRB presented a letter received from an arbitrarily detained prisoner in Bahrain’s Isa Town Women’s Prison, detailing ill treatment and poor conditions.[…]

HRC38 Oral Intervention: Item 3 GD: Denial of Healthcare to Prisoners in Bahrain

On Monday 25 June, at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council, Bridget Quitter delivered an oral intervention during the Item 3 General Debate calling attention to the Bahraini government’s denial of healthcare to prisoners in Isa Town Women’s Prison and the notorious Jau Prison. Bahraini authorities have targeted in particular, high profile political[…]