Tag: UAE

ADHRB at HRC41 Calls Attention Over Migrant Workers Exploitation in the UAE

ADHRB at HRC41 Calls Attention Over Migrant Workers Exploitation in the UAE

On Wednesday 26 June, during the 41st session of the Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on Migrants. In the intervention, ADHRB raised concerns about the United Arab Emirates’ systematic abuse and exploitation […]

On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ADHRB Calls for an End to Impunity for Abusers in the GCC

On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ADHRB Calls for an End to Impunity for Abusers in the GCC

26 June 2019 – Today, on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) highlights victims of torture in the Gulf and calls on countries to halt this abusive practice, investigate all allegations of torture, and hold perpetrators accountable. In […]

UAE Migrant and Domestic Workers Abuse

UAE Migrant and Domestic Workers Abuse

The treatment of domestic and migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is deeply troubling as there appears to be an intrinsic crossover between the UAE’s desired economic superiority and the exploitation of hundreds of thousands of workers. The kafala system, a type of visa sponsorship system, is used […]