UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Opinion: Nine more Bahrainis are being arbitrarily detained suffering numerous of human rights violations

 The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has formed an Opinion on 18 September 2020 (No.41/2020) concerning Husain Ali Hasan Khamis and eight other Bahraini citizens, recently published on the website of the Working Group and reflected in its annual report to the Human Rights Council. The Opinion, adopted by the Working Group[…]

ADHRB raises issues of Reprisal at the Human Rights Council

On 29 September 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 45 during interactive debate under item 5. Madam President, We are particularly concerned about the increasing cases of acts of intimidation and reprisal committed against those willing to cooperate with the UN and its different mechanisms. Human[…]

ADHRB’s oral interventions during Sweden’s UPR

On 29 September 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 45 during Sweden’s UPR. We would like to begin our intervention by welcoming the Swedish delegation hoping that they conduct a national plan to implement the accepted recommendations. We have deep concerns about the lack of seriousness[…]

Bahrain: government led consistent attack on Human Rights Defenders

On 24 September 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 45 during on interactive debate under item 3. Thank you madam president, Alsalam foundation would like to bring to the attention of the council the constant repression that civil society organization and human defenders are facing in[…]

The Humanitarian crisis in Yemen caused by the Saudi-UAE led coalition

On 24 September 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 45 during on interactive debate under item 3.   Madame President, We express our deep dismay about the ongoing systematic violations of the Yemeni people’s rights caused by the continuation of war, exacerbated by the effects of[…]