Tag: National Institute for Human Rights

Bahrain Using Whitewashing Organizations for Human Rights Abuses

Bahrain Using Whitewashing Organizations for Human Rights Abuses

In today’s world of expanding global connectivity grounded by the law-based international community established after World War 2, human rights violations are an ever growing concern. It is an issue that has become a benchmark for a state’s legitimacy on the world stage. In an attempt to claim that legitimacy, […]

Assessing Bahrain’s UPR National Report: Part II – NIHR and BICI

Assessing Bahrain’s UPR National Report: Part II – NIHR and BICI

Below you will find the second installment of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB)’s assessments of claims made in the Bahraini government’s National Report to the United Nations (UN) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group. Assessments contain excerpted information from the full UPR assessment issued by ADHRB, […]

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 […]