HRC37 Intervention on Ma’ameer and the Environment in Bahrain

On Monday 5 March, ADHRB’s Legal Fellow Bridget Quitter delivered an oral intervention during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council during the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteurs on the right to food, and the environment. In her intervention, Quitter raised the effects of Bahrain’s vast industrial complex in the village of[…]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Rights Violations in Duraz and Awamiyah

On 16 June 2017, ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 debate of the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, Pry raised a number of human rights violations in both Duraz, Bahrain and Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia, in particular the denial of the right to free assembly and[…]

HRC35 Item 2 Oral Intervention: Bahrain Authorities Violently Raid Duraz Protests

On 7 June 2017 at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s international advocacy officer, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB and BIRD during the Item 2 debate. In his intervention, he discussed the Bahraini authorities’ violent raid on the peaceful protesters in Duraz. In the raid, Bahraini security[…]