Profile in Persecution: Abdulla Mohamed AlDurazi

Abdulla Mohamed AlDurazi, an 18-year-old Saudi citizen from the Qatif region in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, was arrested without an arrest warrant while walking alone on 27 August 2014. His detention has been marred by multiple human rights violations, including torture, enforced disappearance, solitary confinement, and an unfair trial. He was sentenced to[…]

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Extrajudicial and Summary Executions in Bahrain

  On 6 June 2017, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an oral intervention during the 35th session of the Human Rights Councils’ Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy. In his[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Bahrain Disregards the UN Special Procedures

On March 11, 2016, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei delivered an Item 3 oral intervention at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR during which he raised concerns at Bahrain’s disregard for the work of the UN Special Procedures. Please continue reading for his full remarks, or click here to[…]