Tag: military courts

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 4 on Abuses in the Name of Terrorism

HRC36 Bahrain Intervention: Item 4 on Abuses in the Name of Terrorism

On 19 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain delivered an oral intervention under the Item 4 General Debate. The intervention highlighted Bahrain’s use of its expansive counter-terror law to justify crushing, systematic restrictions on free expression, free assembly, […]

Bahrain: NSA Targets Mohamed Sultan, Son of Opposition MP

Bahrain: NSA Targets Mohamed Sultan, Son of Opposition MP

26 June 2017 – Amid an ongoing campaign of reprisals against human rights defenders and political activists, Bahrain’s National Security Agency (NSA) has repeatedly targeted Mohamed Hasan Ali Mohamed Juma Sultan, the son of a former parliamentarian for the now-dissolved Al-Wefaq opposition group. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in […]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

On 16 June 2017, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Office, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB under the Item 4 debate during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, Payne noted the severe deterioration of human rights in Bahrain just since the beginning of […]