Tag: torture

ADHRB Responds to High Commissioner Zeid’s Remarks on Bahrain

ADHRB Responds to High Commissioner Zeid’s Remarks on Bahrain

Mr. High Commissioner, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, with the support of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, thank you for raising your concerns regarding the continued arbitrary arrest, revocation of citizenship and deportation of political opposition, journalists and […]

ADHRB at HRC: Prisoners in Jau Prison Continue to Face Ill-treatment

ADHRB at HRC: Prisoners in Jau Prison Continue to Face Ill-treatment

On March 8, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Ibrahim al-Demistani delivered an oral intervention at the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture, in which he addressed the continuing torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in Jau Prison, including the prisoners’ lack of much […]

ADHRB at HRC: Use of Excessive Force Against Children

ADHRB at HRC: Use of Excessive Force Against Children

On March 8, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Mrs. Seddiqa al-Jazeeri delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR during the Item 3 Clustered Debate on Violence Against Children, and the Rights of the Child. She spoke about the Government of Bahrain’s continuing use […]

Despite ongoing human rights abuses the UK sells weapons to Bahrain

Despite ongoing human rights abuses the UK sells weapons to Bahrain

Isa al-Aali, a Bahraini activist, revealed to the Campaign Against Arms Trade that he was arrested and tortured by Bahraini authorities for attending a protest in 2013. Authorities accused him of throwing Molotov cocktails, and threatened to cut off his genitals unless he provided them with information. Al-Aali repeatedly denied […]

ADHRB at HRC: Children Face Abuses in the Hands of the Bahraini Government

ADHRB at HRC: Children Face Abuses in the Hands of the Bahraini Government

On March 7, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Mr. Ali Ahmed al-Jazeeri delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB, BIRD, and BCHR during the Item 3 Clustered Debate on Violence Against Children, and the Rights of the Child. Mr. al-Jazeeri addressed the abuses that children […]