Tag: UN

1,000+ Complaints: ADHRB Highlights Success of UN Complaint Program

1,000+ Complaints: ADHRB Highlights Success of UN Complaint Program

In October 2013, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) began its United Nations (UN) Complaint Program to assist individuals suffering from human rights abuses in Bahrain and the broader Gulf region. ADHRB complains on behalf of victims to the Special Procedures offices of the UN, who then […]

UN, EU, and NGOs Condemn the Execution of 37 Men in Saudi Arabia

UN, EU, and NGOs Condemn the Execution of 37 Men in Saudi Arabia

24 April 2019 – Yesterday, the Government of Saudi Arabia executed 37 men for alleged terrorist crimes. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed the executions in a tweet and the Saudi Press Agency published a statement by the MoI, along with a list of those executed. Sixteen of the […]

UN HRC Adopts Resolution Highlighting Role of Environmental Human Rights Activists

UN HRC Adopts Resolution Highlighting Role of Environmental Human Rights Activists

On 21 March 2019, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) unanimously brought to attention the important role of environmental human rights defenders by adopting a strong consensus resolution which legitimized the work of these activists. The HRC reaffirmed the need for states to protect the international rights of […]