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UPDATED: UN Experts Urge the Release of Terminally Ill UAE Prisoner Alia Abdulnoor

UPDATED: UN Experts Urge the Release of Terminally Ill UAE Prisoner Alia Abdulnoor

***On 4 May 2019, United Arab Emirates (UAE) prisoner Alia Abdulnoor died in custody following a battle with terminal breast cancer. On 26 February 2019, United Nations (UN) rights experts, including Dainius Pūras, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and […]

United Nations Experts Find Five Further Bahrainis Arbitrarily Detained

United Nations Experts Find Five Further Bahrainis Arbitrarily Detained

4 March 2019 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an opinion concerning the arbitrary deprivation of liberty in the cases of five Bahrainis: Husain Ebrahim Ali Husain Marzooq, Husain Abdulla Juma Maki Mohamed, Jalila Sayed Ameen Jawad Mohamed Shubbar, Mohamed Ahmed Ali Hasan […]

HRC40 Written Statement: Torture Victim Hakeem AlAraibi Arbitrarily Detained in Thailand for 76 Days

HRC40 Written Statement: Torture Victim Hakeem AlAraibi Arbitrarily Detained in Thailand for 76 Days

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a written statement to the Council concerning the recent arbitrary detention of former Bahraini footballer Hakeem AlAraibi, who was recently detained in Thailand upon Bahrain’s request for extradition. Continue […]