Profiles in Persecution: Ali Husain Hasan

Ali Husain Hasan is a 14-year-old child under threat of arbitrary detention in Bahrain. Bahraini authorities held him incommunicado for several hours and continued to hold him in custody without bringing any charges before finally releasing him on the condition that he return at a later date. On 14 February 2019, police who were chasing[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Radhi AbdulNabi

Husain Radhi AbdulNabi is a 13-year-old Bahraini boy being arbitrarily detained in the Bahrain’s Juvenile Care Center in Isa Town. On 14 February 2019, armed officers in civilian clothing arrested Husain on the street in the village of al-Musalla, during an ongoing protest nearby. Officers beat him and yelled at him, and arrested him without[…]

HRC37 Intervention on the Rights of the Child and the War in Yemen

On Monday 5 March at the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, Duaa Dhainy delivered an oral intervention for ADHRB during the Panel on the Rights of the Child. In her intervention, she discussed the effects of the Saudi war in Yemen on children. Click here for a PDF of her remarks. Mr. President, ADHRB[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Children Face Abuses in the Hands of the Bahraini Government

On March 7, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Mr. Ali Ahmed al-Jazeeri delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR during the Item 3 Clustered Debate on Violence Against Children, and the Rights of the Child. Mr. al-Jazeeri addressed the abuses that children face during detention, as well[…]