HRC35 Item 6 Oral Intervention: Reprisals in Bahrain over the UPR Process

On 19 June 2017, Moritz Neubert delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Item 6 debate at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, he raised concerns about Bahrain’s reprisals against human rights and civil society activists who cooperated with the United Nations human rights mechanisms, including the[…]

HRC35 Item 5 Oral Intervention: Bahrain Targets HRDs for Reprisals

On 16 June 2017, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Human Rights Council’s 35th session’s Item 5 debate. In his intervention, al-Hoori raised concerns about the Bahraini government’s use of reprisals against activists who cooperate with UN Human Rights Council mechanisms. Please continue reading for the full text of[…]

Bahrain’s Forgotten Workers: A Status Report on Labor Discrimination and Forced Dismissals since 2011

[flipbook pdf=””] On 13 June 2017, the International Labour Organization (ILO) reviewed progress made by the Government of Bahrain toward rectifying outstanding complaints of labor discrimination, implementing the two associated Tripartite Agreements of 2012 and 2014, and generally adhering to international standards for protecting the rights of workers. It found that the Bahraini authorities have[…]

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Targeting WHRDs and the Empowerment of Military Courts in Bahrain

On 12 June 2017, Michael Payne, ADHRB’s international advocacy officer delivered an oral intervention under the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers and the Rapporteur on violence against women. In his intervention, Payne raised the cases of Loujain al-Hathloul and Ebtisam al-Saegh in the context of targeting women[…]

ADHRB at HRC35 Bahrain Event Summary: Reprisals for Cooperation with the HRC

On 7 June 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted a side event during the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The event, entitled, “Bahrain Reprisals: Targeting Civil Society for Cooperation with the United Nations,” focused on the worsening trend of reprisals against civil society activists for[…]