Tag: UN Special Procedures

Special Procedures Sent Joint Communication to Saudi Arabia on Jamal Khashoggi

Special Procedures Sent Joint Communication to Saudi Arabia on Jamal Khashoggi

Throughout October 2018, United Nations (UN) Special Procedures sent three separate joint communications to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressing concerns over a myriad of human rights violations, ranging from the targeting of human rights defenders to extrajudicial executions for protest-related offenses committed by minors to arbitrary arrests and detentions. […]

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 34 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

GCC Cases Raised in the HRC 34 Special Procedures Joint Communications Report

Bahrain:   Complaint         Mandate(s)                                  Communication Summary and Findings________________ 04 Jul 2016 Bahrain JUA BHR 3/2016 ·   arbitrary detention ·   freedom of opinion and expression ·   freedom of peaceful assembly and of association ·   health ·   human rights     defenders ·   torture Information received concerning Mr. Nabeel Rajab who has […]

UN Special Procedures: Bahrain Continues to Suppress Freedom of Expression

UN Special Procedures: Bahrain Continues to Suppress Freedom of Expression

The Special Procedures of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) released the 14th iteration of their joint communications report on Friday, May 27, 2016. In the latest communications, the Special Procedures cited three cases of violations, singling out Bahrain as among the worst offenders of human rights. The Special […]