Kuwait: End Systematic Discrimination against the Stateless “Bidoon”

On 17 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 during Kuwait UPR.   Madam President We begin by welcoming the Kuwaiti delegation with the hope to see them implementing the accepted recommendations. The Kuwaiti government continues the use of its provisions in constitutions, national security[…]

ADHRB Raises Women Rights and Statelessness During Kuwait’s UPR at the Human Rights Council

On 17 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 during Kuwait UPR. Thank you Mr. Vice President, We would like to use this opportunity to inform the council on the following human rights situations in Kuwait: The Kuwaiti government stated in their national report the[…]

During Kuwait’s UPR: End Systematic Human Rights Violations Against the Bidoon

On 17 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 during Kuwait UPR. Madam President, We take this opportunity to raise our serious concern over Kuwait’s human rights violations, particularly committed against the Bidoon stateless minority. Being deemed illegal residents, the Bidoon face severe restrictions of[…]

During Spain’s UPR: ADHRB Raises Spain’s Role in Possible War Crimes Committed in Yemen

On 16 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 during Spain UPR. Madam President, The Spanish government has not been transparent on its police and security forces reform program which was the demand of many local and international non-government organizations as a direct result of[…]

ADHRB submits reports ahead of Oman’s Universal Periodic Review

Ahead of Oman’s third cycle Universal Periodic Review, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted a report assessing freedom of expression in Oman titled Concerning Systematic Restrictions on the Rights to Freedom of Expression in the Sultanate of Oman. The report addresses the current policies, practices, and law which criminalize and hinder[…]