ADHRB raises attention to the systematic use of torture in the UAE at the HRC41

Wednesday 3 July 2019 – During the 41st session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during Item 4 General Debate. In the intervention, ADHRB raised concerns over the widespread use of torture in prisons, especially on human rights defenders for exercising their right[…]

Torture in UAE Prisons Remains Rampant, both Domestically and Internationally, as US Fails to Show Concern

Recent reports have shed light on the likely existence of secret prisons run by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Yemen, and the horrendous acts of torture that have occurred in these facilities. Despite credible and detailed allegations, the United States (US) continues to turn a blind eye and refute any accusations of wrong-doing by[…]

Sexual Torture in UAE-Run Yemen Prisons, the Latest Chapter of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

After 3 years of bloody conflict, and a mounting humanitarian crisis, the civil war in Yemen shows no signs of slowing down. Since March 2015, the Yemen Civil War has raged at the expense of thousands of lives, with millions of Yemenis facing displacement. Now, as if the mounting civilian death toll wasn’t enough, for[…]