Tag: UAE

UAE-sponsored display at HRC40 cannot compensate for ongoing human rights abuses

UAE-sponsored display at HRC40 cannot compensate for ongoing human rights abuses

During the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sponsored an exhibit speaking out against child sexual abuse and online harassment and purporting to highlight the role of interfaith dialogue in defending victims. While this exhibit attempts to demonstrate steps the […]

ADHRB Briefing on Capitol Hill: “Systematic Rights Violations in Yemen: Assessing the United States’ Role and Seeking Accountability”

ADHRB Briefing on Capitol Hill: “Systematic Rights Violations in Yemen: Assessing the United States’ Role and Seeking Accountability”

11 April 2019 – Yesterday, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) hosted an event in Congress on the human rights situation in Yemen. The event, moderated by Bridget Quitter of ADHRB, featured expert panelists including Mohammad Alwazir of the Arabian Rights Watch Association (ARWA), Ali Al-Ahmed of […]

Yemen’s Deteriorating Medical Infrastructure and the Cholera Outbreak

Yemen’s Deteriorating Medical Infrastructure and the Cholera Outbreak

On 27 March 2019, an attack took place near the entrance of Kitaf rural hospital in Yemen, killing seven people, four of whom were children. This most recent air raid has drawn significant international attention as the United Nations (UN) human rights staff in Yemen have begun an investigation into […]