Tag: mercenaries

Sectarian Discrimination and Extremism in Bahrain’s Security Forces: Questions for US Policy

Sectarian Discrimination and Extremism in Bahrain’s Security Forces: Questions for US Policy

Is the United States arming extremism in Bahrain? New evidence suggests that Bahrain’s military has directly propagated sectarian hate speech – yet the Trump administration has dropped reform conditions and authorized new multibillion-dollar arms deals for the kingdom. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain’s white paper, Sectarian Discrimination and […]

HRC36 UAE Oral Intervention: ID with Working Group on Mercenaries

HRC36 UAE Oral Intervention: ID with Working Group on Mercenaries

On 13 September at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Officer, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention under the Item 3 interactive dialogue with the Working Group on Mercenaries. In his intervention, Payne discussed the United Arab Emirates’ extensive private military contract companies […]

HRC33: ADHRB draws attention to use of mercenaries by Govt of Bahrain

HRC33: ADHRB draws attention to use of mercenaries by Govt of Bahrain

On 16 September 2016, Yusuf Al-Hoori, on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council under item 3 on Bahrain’s use of mercenaries during time of civil unrest. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download […]