Analysis: Bahrain’s Insufficient Response to the Allegation Letter Published by UN Experts on Human Rights Violations

Find our previous statement on the allegation letter sent to Bahrain on Human Rights Violations in the Mass Trial of the Zulfiqar Brigades here. On 5 November 2018, five UN experts sent an allegation letter to the Kingdom of Bahrain to address the human rights violations in connection to the mass trial of the “Zulfiqar[…]

ADHRB – GCHR Panel Event at HRC40 – Torture in Bahrain

13 March 2019 – Today, during the 40th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) hosted a side event on the role of the United Nations and international mechanisms to end systematic torture[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Husain Abdulla Khalaf

Husain Abdulla Khalaf is a 31-year-old former school bus driver from Hamad Town, Bahrain. He was arbitrarily arrested, disappeared and tortured at the Ministry of Interior (MoI)’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID). He is currently in Jau Prison. At approximately 2:00am on 3 November 2015, Husain was arrested from his home, without a warrant, by a[…]