Tag: Sheikh Maytham al-Salman

HRC33: ADHRB calls on Council to establish a Special Rapporteur on Bahrain

HRC33: ADHRB calls on Council to establish a Special Rapporteur on Bahrain

On 19 September, Yousif Al-Hoori on behalf of ADHRB, delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 4. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Alsalam Foundation, together with Americans for Democracy & Human […]

Bahrain: Gov’t Prosecutes Religious Freedoms Advocate Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and Rights Activist Al-Derazi for “Illegal Gathering”

Bahrain: Gov’t Prosecutes Religious Freedoms Advocate Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and Rights Activist Al-Derazi for “Illegal Gathering”

15 August 2016 – Bahrain’s authorities today charged human rights defender and scholar Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and activist and medic Dr. Taha Al-Derazi with illegal gathering following their arrests and interrogations yesterday. Al-Salman has been released on bail, while Al-Derazi was remanded into custody. The charges relate to their peaceful assembly in the […]

Human Rights Defender Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman at Risk of Arrest in Bahrain

Human Rights Defender Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman at Risk of Arrest in Bahrain

The Bahraini authorities have summoned human rights defender and scholar Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman to be present at the General Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) for interrogation on Sunday, 14 August 2016. Authorities did not declare the reasons for which Al-Salman is going to be interrogated. We strongly condemn the targeting and […]