Tag: military courts

Bahrain has normalized its state of emergency to silence dissent

Bahrain has normalized its state of emergency to silence dissent

In February 2011, tens of thousands of Bahrainis demonstrated across the country, advocating for a greater political voice and respect for fundamental freedoms and human rights. The Bahraini government responded to these peaceful demonstrations by declaring a state of emergency and instituting martial law. In the ensuing weeks and months, […]

HRC37 Intervention on executions and torture in Bahrain

HRC37 Intervention on executions and torture in Bahrain

On Tuesday 20 March 2018 during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, Hany Alrayes delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Item 8 General Debate on the topic of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. In his intervention, Alrayes spoke about Bahrain’s use of […]

HRC37 Bahrain Side Event: A Principled Case for Bahrain

HRC37 Bahrain Side Event: A Principled Case for Bahrain

On 6 March 2018, ADHRB hosted a side event during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council focused on the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain and the proposed framework under which the Human Rights Council can address human rights violations in Bahrain through a set of objective criteria. […]