HRC35 Item 8 Oral Intervention: Labor Discrimination in Bahrain

On 19 June 2017, ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate delivered an oral intervention during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council under the Item 8 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry addressed labor in Bahrain and the government’s failure to implement its labor agreements and eliminate discriminatory practices. Please keep reading for the full text of[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

From 29 February to 24 March, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) took part in the 31st Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva to raise awareness of human rights violations in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. During the Session, ADHRB met[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Ineffective Human Rights Institutions in the GCC

On March 21, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Amanda M. N. delivered an oral intervention on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, and Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy during the Item 8 General Debate in which she addressed the[…]

ADHRB at HRC: Arbitrary Detention of Activists in the UAE

On March 21, 2016, at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Diam Abou-Diab, on behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, delivered an Item 8 General Debate oral intervention in which she spoke about arbitrary detention of activists in the United Arab Emirates despite the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action’s condemnation[…]