Nedal al-Salman Delivers Intervention on Repression of Political Dissent in Bahrain

On 25 June 2015, Nedal al-Salman of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights delivered a statement on the continued silencing of political dissent in Bahrain  during the Item 5 General Debate at the 29th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.  Please continue reading below or click to download a PDF here. Mr. President, Alsalam Foundation, together[…]

ADHRB Executive Director Delivers Intervention on Suppression of Free Speech in Qatar

On 22 June 2015 ADHRB Executive Director Husain Abdulla delivered an oral intervention during the Item 2 & 3 General Debate at the 29th Session of the United Nation Human Rights Council.  The intervention focused on the suppression of free speech in Gulf States.  Access a PDF of it in English here. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة[…]

Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei Delivers Statement on Bahrain at HRC29

On June 24, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy participated in an Interactive Dialogue on arbitrary detention and torture at the 29th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة باللغة العربي Mr. President,[…]

Nedal Al-Salman Delivers Oral Intervention on Executions in Bahrain at HRC29

On June 22, Nedal Al-Salman participated in an interactive dialogue on arbitrary and extrajudicial executions in Bahrain at the 29th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The intervention was delivered on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain[…]

Second Annual Report Shows Ombudsman Remains Subservient & Unaccountable

Once again, the Bahrain Office of the Ombudsman has released its Second Annual Report on the progress of their complaint program and the state of prisoner and detainee treatment. Like the first report, the statistics on the number of complaints, deaths, and investigations are inconsistent with independently documented numbers, and do not accurately portray the[…]