Tag: Nabeel Rajab

ADHRB at HRC40: Bahrain’s detention of Human Rights Defenders

ADHRB at HRC40: Bahrain’s detention of Human Rights Defenders

13 March 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain’s Advocacy Officer delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 General Debate oat the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The intervention raised concerns around Bahrain’s continued detention of human rights defenders, […]

General view at the opening day of the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 25, 2013 in Geneva. The Council kicks off with widespread abuses in North Korea and Mali the top items on the agenda, along with the crisis in Syria. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

HRC40 Written Statement: The Targeting of Human Rights Defenders in the GCC

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted a written statement to the Council raising serious concern over the targeting of Human Rights Defenders in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Continue reading for the text of the statement or […]

UAE upholds Rights Defender Ahmed Mansoor’s 10-year prison sentence

UAE upholds Rights Defender Ahmed Mansoor’s 10-year prison sentence

31 December 2018 – Today, the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Federal Supreme Court upheld prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor’s 10-year prison sentence. As a result of the rejection of Mansoor’s appeal, he will serve out his prison sentence in the Emirates’ Al-Wathba prison, where he has been held in […]