UN HRC Adopts Resolution Highlighting Role of Environmental Human Rights Activists

On 21 March 2019, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) unanimously brought to attention the important role of environmental human rights defenders by adopting a strong consensus resolution which legitimized the work of these activists. The HRC reaffirmed the need for states to protect the international rights of its citizens, including the protection[…]

Counter-Resolutionaries: Bahraini Obstinance at the HRC

15 September 2015 – Geneva, Switzerland – An event at the 30th Session of the Human Rights Council took place today in which human rights activists and professionals discussed Bahraini resistance to human rights reform requested by the international community. The event, entitled Counter-Resolutionaries: Bahraini Obstinance at the HRC, was organized by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in[…]