Tag: Ministry of Interior

ADHRB at HRC: Ineffective Human Rights Institutions in the GCC

ADHRB at HRC: Ineffective Human Rights Institutions in the GCC

On March 21, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Amanda M. N. delivered an oral intervention on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, and Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy during the Item 8 General Debate […]

ADHRB at HRC: Children Face Abuses in the Hands of the Bahraini Government

ADHRB at HRC: Children Face Abuses in the Hands of the Bahraini Government

On March 7, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Mr. Ali Ahmed al-Jazeeri delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR during the Item 3 Clustered Debate on Violence Against Children, and the Rights of the Child. Mr. al-Jazeeri addressed the abuses that children […]

Bahrain Vows Legal Action Against Critics of Saudi Execution of Sheikh Nimr

Bahrain Vows Legal Action Against Critics of Saudi Execution of Sheikh Nimr

4 January, 2016 – In the wake of Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 46 individuals, and opposition cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqer al-Nimr on 2 January 2016, mass protests erupted in Bahrain in solidarity with the fallen cleric. Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) affirmed Saudi Arabia’s right to take all necessary […]

NGOs Condemn Arrest of Former al-Wefaq MP Sheikh Hasan Isa

NGOs Condemn Arrest of Former al-Wefaq MP Sheikh Hasan Isa

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) express concern over the recent arrest of Sheikh Hasan Isa, a prominent member of the opposition political group al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. His arrest is […]