A Summary of ADHRB’s Engagement at HRC46

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was held virtually between 22 February and 23 March 2021. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomed the 46th session as an opportunity to draw attention to the deteriorating human rights condition in Bahrain and[…]

Profile In Persecution: Ali Mohamed Hasan

Ali Hasan was 22 years old when he was arrested along with his two cousins at their house in the Karanah area. During the period of the investigation, Ali was subjected to numerous human rights violations. He was tortured in order to obtain confessions from him and suffered a serious hand injury as a result; this[…]

ADHRB raises the Culture of Impunity among officials in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

 On 16 March, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 46 during interactive debate under item 4. Madam President- We would like to bring to the council’s attention the growing trend of culture of impunity among government officials in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries. In Saudi Arabia, the[…]

Oral Intervention at the Human Rights Council on the Humanitarian Crisis caused by the Saudi led Coalition in Yemen

    On 16 March, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 46 during interactive debate under item 4.     Mr President, We direct the Council’s attention to the ongoing war crimes occurring in Yemen as we welcome the Group of Eminent Experts’ third report which found that[…]

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: Six Bahrainis are arbitrarily detained and victims of various human rights violations

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) adopted an Opinion on 26 November 2020, concerning Ali Mahdi Abdulhusain Mohamad Alaiwi, Hasan Asad Jasim Jasim Nesaif, Habib Hasan Habib Yusuf, Ali Ahmed Ali Ahmed Fakhrawi, Mohamed Ahmed Ali Ahmed Fakhrawi, and Nooh Abdulla Hasan Ahmed Hasan Al Amroom. In the opinion, the WGAD determined[…]