Tag: JCR

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 40 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 40 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

Bahrain Bahrain JUA 31 July 2018 BHR 4/2018 Mandates: health, torture, water and sanitation Alleged victims: – Information received concerning recent reports of alleged disconnection of water supply in Jau Prison and Dry Dock Detention Center. “Serious concern is expressed at the alleged water cuts in Jau Prison and Dry Dock […]

General view at the opening day of the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 25, 2013 in Geneva. The Council kicks off with widespread abuses in North Korea and Mali the top items on the agenda, along with the crisis in Syria. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

A Review of Two Years of Bahraini and Saudi Trends in UN Complaints

In the United Nations’ (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) Joint Communications Report (JCR) that was released on Friday, 31 August, there was only one case mentioning Bahrain, while two cases dealt with Saudi Arabia. This is something of an anomaly, as over the last two years there have been six […]