Tag: yemen

Newsletter #128

Newsletter #128

                    Bahrain | Updates from the Ground | News & Opinion Saudi Arabia | Other Gulf States | UN Complaint Program [divider] [/divider] Bahrain End Impunity: Violence against Journalists in Bahrain   Yesterday marked the anniversary of the 2013 murder of two French […]

In this Tuesday, March 31, 2015 file photo, people gather near the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near the airport in Sanaa, Yemen.

Saudi Arabia to Inspect Own War Crimes Record in Yemen

On 30 September 2015, the Netherlands withdrew its resolution calling for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights to investigate possible abuses and conflict-related crimes in Yemen. The withdrawal comes amid significant pressure from Saudi Arabia and its coalition allies to prevent an independent inquiry into the human rights situation […]

At UN, ADHRB Quotes Fadhel Abbas to Highlight Restrictions on Free Expression

At UN, ADHRB Quotes Fadhel Abbas to Highlight Restrictions on Free Expression

Geneva, Switzerland — 28 September 2015 — On behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, ADHRB international advocacy officer Michael Payne delivered an oral intervention on the international trend of increasing restrictions on free expression. To highlight this trend in Bahrain, Payne quoted a letter from imprisoned Bahraini opposition leader, […]