Tag: sexual assault

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

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 […]

Bahrain Interrogates, Tortures Ebtisam al-Saegh as HRC35 Approaches

Bahrain Interrogates, Tortures Ebtisam al-Saegh as HRC35 Approaches

31 May 2017 – On 26 May 2017, Bahraini security forces subjected human rights defender Ebtisam al-Saegh to seven hours of torture and interrogation over her activism, including her engagement with United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms. The Bahraini government’s actions in this regard represent the latest in a series […]