Tag: Unfair Trials

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 […]

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ahmed Isa

Profiles in Persecution: Mohamed Ahmed Isa

Mohamed Ahmed Isa, a 25-year-old Bahraini, was arrested and tortured by authorities, subjected to an unfair trial, and convicted on politically motivated charges between 2016 and 2018. He currently remains in Jau Prison. On 13 May 2016, uniformed police forces and officers in plain clothing arrested Mohamed without a warrant […]

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 […]

General view at the opening day of the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 25, 2013 in Geneva. The Council kicks off with widespread abuses in North Korea and Mali the top items on the agenda, along with the crisis in Syria. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

HRC40 Written Statement: The Targeting of Human Rights Defenders in the GCC

Ahead of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain submitted a written statement to the Council raising serious concern over the targeting of Human Rights Defenders in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Continue reading for the text of the statement or […]