HRC34 Oral Interventions: Item #4 General Debate

On 15 March 2017, Husain Abdulla, the Executive Director of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain delivered an oral intervention under the Item 4 General Debate. He highlighted the United Kingdom’s complicity in human rights abuses in Bahrain, because of the international protection the UK has given the kingdom, particularly in the Human[…]

NGOs to Bahrain: Do Not Allow Military Courts to Judge Civilians

6 February 2017 – Military courts may soon have permanent power to prosecute civilians as the Government of Bahrain fast-tracks a constitutional amendment which creates a state of “undeclared martial law.” We, the undersigned, call on Bahrain’s legislature not to approve the amendment, and condemn any attempt to try civilians by military judges. On 2[…]