ADHRB, BIRD, BCHR Submit Report on Bahrain Torture to UN-CAT

13 April 2015, London – The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights have prepared and submitted a report to the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) prior to its current session in determining a List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR)[…]

UN Special Procedures Express Concern over Erasure of the Pearl Roundabout

An Arabic version of this statement can be found here. ### Washington, DC – March 18, 2011 – Four years ago today, government security forces in Bahrain destroyed the Pearl Roundabout, a monument which served as the center of the February 2011 uprising and has since become a symbol of the pro-democracy movement in Bahrain.[…]

ADHRB Submits Report to Committee on Civil and Political Rights

Bahrain acceded to the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in 2006, the only Arab Gulf monarchy to do so at the time. In acceding to the Convention, Bahrain agreed to be bound by the provisions of the ICCPR without the need for an act of signature. In accordance to Article 40 of[…]