ADHRB at HRC55: We call on Bahrain to end sectarian discrimination and protect religious freedoms

On 27th March 2024, ADHRB delivered an intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 55 under item 8 during the General debate. ADHRB condemned Bahrain’s restrictions on Shia religious practices. We express deep concern over Bahrain’s ongoing violations of religious freedom,  especially targeting Shia citizens, which contravene the Vienna Declaration and contradict official[…]

USCIRF Highlights Continued Systematic Religious Freedom Violations in Saudi Arabia

30 April 2018 – On Friday 27 April, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2018 annual report, “documenting religious freedom violations and progress in 28 countries during the 2017 calendar year and making recommendations to the United States (US) government.” In the report, USCIRF notes that throughout 2017, “religious freedom[…]