Tag: reprisals

Bahraini government continues to target civil society for human rights work

Bahraini government continues to target civil society for human rights work

On 11 July 2016, prominent political activist Ebrahim Sharif completed his one-year prison sentence and was released from Bahrain’s Jau Prison. The Government of Bahrain arrested Sharif on 12 July 2015 for a speech he gave and later charged him with “inciting hatred.” Prosecutors are now seeking to extend Sharif’s […]

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to Government reprisals in Bahrain

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to Government reprisals in Bahrain

On June 30, ECDHR associate Diam Abou Diab on behalf of ADHRB delivered an oral intervention  at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 10.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Alsalam Foundation, together with Americans for Democracy […]

HRC32: Bahrain fails to cooperate with the Special Procedures

HRC32: Bahrain fails to cooperate with the Special Procedures

On June 24, Yusuf Al-Hoori, on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, delivered an oral intervention at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 5.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة […]

NGOs Call for an End to Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders

NGOs Call for an End to Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders

As the 32nd Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva on 13 June, Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain’s most high profile human rights defender, was arrested after dozens of police officers raided his home at around 5am and confiscated his electronic devices. The day before, Bahraini human rights […]

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to reprisals in Bahrain

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to reprisals in Bahrain

On June 14, ADHRB associate Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 2.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, together with […]