BIRD Advocacy Associate Delivers Item 5 Intervention on Saudi Arabia at HRC28

[youtube][/youtube] On 18 March, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy’s Advocacy Associate, Amanda Milani, delivered an oral intervention at the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 5 on human rights in Saudi Arabia. Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. الرجاء الضغط  هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة باللغة العربي ### Mr.[…]

Activist Says Pro-Democracy Protests Will Continue

15 March 2011 | Democracy Now “Bahrain is No Longer an Independent Country, It is Occupied by Saudi Forces”: Activist Says Pro-Democracy Protests Will Continue The King of Bahrain has declared a state of emergency for three months following weeks of pro-democracy protests. The King’s announcement comes one day after about 1,000 Saudi troops crossed[…]