ADHRB submits written statement on Saudi Arabia to the Human Rights Council

On the occasion of the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted for the official record the following written statement regarding human rights in Saudi Arabia. Please continue reading for the full text, or click here to read a PDF of the written statement. Death Sentences and[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Saudi Arabia’s technical cooperation with the Officer of the High Commissioner

On March 23, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Isabel Cerda Marcos, delivered an oral intervention during the Item 10 General Debate during which she addressed Saudi Arabia’ technical cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner, and its need for further engagement with the Officer of the High Commissioner in[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Persons With Disabilities Face Discrimination in the GCC

On March 4, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB International Advocacy Officer Michael Payne participated in an Item 3 Clustered Debate on Persons with Disabilities. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF . Mr. Vice President, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain[…]

Saudi Arabia on the 13th Annual World Day Against the Death Penalty

As the 13th Annual World Day Against the Death Penalty approaches, the Government of Saudi Arabia has marked its calendar for a separate occasion: the public beheading of two minors. Despite its international obligations under the Convention against Torture and the Convention on the Rights of the Child – and despite its seat on the[…]

Newsletter #123

17 International NGOs Voice Support for Joint Statement on Bahrain 25 September 2015 – Following the publishing of a joint statement on the human rights situation in Bahrain by 33 States at the 30th Session of the Human Rights Council, 17 international NGOs sent a letter to the foreign ministries of Albania, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina,[…]