Tag: joint communications report

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 […]

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 36 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 36 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

Bahrain BHR 4/2017 JUA 17 March 2017 Mandates: Arbitrary Detention, Executions, Freedom of opinion and expression, Freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Human Rights Defenders, Torture Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary arrest and detention, inhumane and degrading treatment, as well as treatment amounting to torture, of Mr. Sayed […]

UN Human Rights Experts Communicate “Grave Concerns” over Bahrain

UN Human Rights Experts Communicate “Grave Concerns” over Bahrain

5 September 2017 – Today, seven Special Procedures of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) released two recent communications sent to the Government of Bahrain raising concerns about ongoing human rights abuses. These communications addressed allegations of widespread thematic abuses, including violations of the right to life, the right […]

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 35 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 35 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

Bahrain BHR 2/2017 JUA 17 Feb 2017 Mandates: Arbitrary Detention, Disability, Freedom of opinion and expression, Freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Human rights defenders, Torture Information received concerning the arbitrary arrest and detention of six individuals, including one person with an intellectual disability and two minors, for exercising […]