Tag: Ombudsman

HRC40 Written Statement – Pervasive Impunity in Bahrain

HRC40 Written Statement – Pervasive Impunity in Bahrain

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted a written statement to the Council raising serious concern over culture of impunity in Bahrain, including the failure of accountability and oversight mechanisms to fulfill their mandates, […]

Bahrain Intensifies Reprisals Against Activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei and Family

Bahrain Intensifies Reprisals Against Activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei and Family

Amid increasing repression of domestic civil society, the Government of Bahrain has stepped up its reprisal campaign against exiled human rights activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, the Director of Advocacy for the London-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD). In recent months, Bahraini authorities have repeatedly targeted four different members […]