Tag: Wa’ad

Bahrain Launches Renewed Reprisal Campaign Ahead of HRC36

Bahrain Launches Renewed Reprisal Campaign Ahead of HRC36

6 September 2017 – The Government of Bahrain has launched a renewed campaign of reprisals against Bahraini civil society actors ahead of the 36th Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC), set to begin on Monday, 11 September 2017. Over the last several days, human rights defenders […]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Deterioration of Human Rights in Bahrain in 2017

On 16 June 2017, ADHRB’s International Advocacy Office, Michael Payne, delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB under the Item 4 debate during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, Payne noted the severe deterioration of human rights in Bahrain just since the beginning of […]

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: The Closure of Political Space in Bahrain

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: The Closure of Political Space in Bahrain

On 14 June 2017, Yusuf al-Hoori delivered an intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Human Rights Council’s 35th session under the Item 3 General Debate. In his intervention, al-Hoori raised the issue of the Bahraini government’s restrictions on political space, noting the closure of al-Wefaq and recent dissolution of […]

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Bahraini Forces Raid Duraz And Dissolve Wa’ad

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Bahraini Forces Raid Duraz And Dissolve Wa’ad

On 7 June 2017 during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council, Maryam al-Khawaja delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB and BIRD during the Item 2 Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on free assembly and association. In her intervention, she raised the Bahraini government’s violent raid on […]