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[…]

The Portuguese Left Bloc in Parliament Condemns the Ongoing Arbitrary Arrest of Women’s Rights Activists in Saudi Arabia

On May 21, the Bloco de Esquerda (The Left Bloc) passed a “condemning vote” in parliament related to the Saudi Women Human Rights Defender’s Arrest. The instrument specifically details the ordeal of Samar Badawi, Nassima Al-Sadah and Loujain Alhathoul who were arbitrarily arrested, detained and sentenced in manner that were in breach of a number[…]

Reprisal Against Human Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia

The Price of Participating at the Human Rights Council is too exorbitant Human right defenders have suffered greatly from reprisals due to their activism and involvement with international human rights organizations, such as the United Nations (UN), and the Human Rights Council (HRC), among others . ADHRB has, and continues to monitor the situation in[…]

At HRC 43, Bahrain: Consistent Policy of Torture

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, under Item 3’s Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture. The intervention focused on the arrest and detention of Bahraini activists who have been detained and tortured for their engagement with the Human Rights Council.   Please[…]

French MP Clémentine Autain Tables Question on Bahrain

3 December 2019 – Today, French Member of Parliament (MP) Clémentine Autain tabled a question to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on “serious human rights abuses” in Bahrain. She noted the intensification of human rights abuses since 2017, including arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, and sexual assault, and the increase in political prisoners,[…]