Tag: torture

Said Yousif al-Muhafdha Delivers Item 5 Oral Intervention at HRC27

Said Yousif al-Muhafdha Delivers Item 5 Oral Intervention at HRC27

On 22 September, Said Yousif al-Muhafdha, acting vice-president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), delivered an Item 5 oral intervention at the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 5. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة […]

BIRD Advocacy Associate Delivers Item 3 Oral Intervention at HRC27

BIRD Advocacy Associate Delivers Item 3 Oral Intervention at HRC27

On 16 September, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy’s Advocacy Associate, Amanda Milani, read a letter from Bahraini child political prisoner, Jehad Sadeq, during an oral intervention at the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 3. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to […]

Voices for the Voiceless: September 2014 Joint Communications Report

Voices for the Voiceless: September 2014 Joint Communications Report

When a particular government fails to address the human rights issues plaguing its country, people around the world look to the United Nations to speak on and solve the issues created by government inaction. The UN Charter called for the creation of a Commission on Human Rights, which in turn […]