UN Rapporteurs Demand Bahrain to Initiate Investigation on Violations against Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
UN special rapporteurs expressed their utmost concern at the continued arbitrary detention of human rights defender Mr. Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, after receiving concerning allegations of torture, ill treatment, poor prison conditions and demanded Bahrain to initiate an investigation on these violations.
UN Rapporteurs Ask Bahraini Gov't to Provide them With Answer to Questions about Arrest Background and Conditions of Minors
Three United Nations Special Procedures offices published on their website on 16 February 2023 an allegation letter sent to the government of Bahrain to express concern over the arrest of 4 citizens in October 2021, three of whom were minors and were arrested without a warrant.
Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, Other Prisoners of Conscience Face Reprisals in Bahrain
Reliable local reports confirmed that the Jaw Prison administration is currently targeting prominent human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and other prisoners of conscience in Bahrain with reprisals, Ifex website reported GHCR statement as saying.
Global Citizen Issues Petition to Release Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
Global Citizen launched via its website a petition to demand the release of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
Next Century Foundation to UN: Bahrain should Allow Opposition Societies to Participate in Elections, Allow Special Rapporteurs to Enter Bahrain without Prior Notice
The NCF suggested in a written statement it submitted in the framework of the 49 session of the UNHRC a number of reforms to further improve respect for human rights in Bahrain in a number of issues of concern to them, namely the need for free elections, freedom of expression, women's rights and citizenship revocation.
HRW in its UN Report: Bahrain Failed to Comply with Previous Commitments in UPR
Human Rights Watch said in its report for the 41st of the UN Universal Periodic Review on human rights situation in Bahrain that Bahrain has failed to live up to the recommendations that it supported and pledges it made in the past three cycles of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review.
UN Experts Raise Concerns over Health Deterioration of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
UN experts have raised concerns over the "deteriorating" health of the Bahraini academic, Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, in prison.
UN Decries Mass Execution in Saudi Arabia
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned "the mass execution" carried out on Saturday against 81 convicts in Saudi Arabia.
UN Committee Issues Recommendations on Bahrain, Gives Gov't 24 Months to Implement
The Committee on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the United Nations issued a detailed report on Bahrain, tackling a number of cases, mainly discrimination practiced against Shia majority in Bahrain.
United Nations Confirms Continued Discrimination against Shiites in Bahrain
A United Nations committee criticized the discrimination practiced by the government of Bahrain against Shia in education, employment, and the exercise of their cultural rights.
Urgent Letter from Detained Leaders Demanding UN Secretary-General to Immediately Interefe to Save Abduljalil Al-Singace's Life
A number of detained political leaders in Bahrain issued an urgent appeal to the United Nations Secretary-General and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights asking them to intervene immediately to save the life of Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike for nearly 250 days.
Al-Wefaq Calls for Comprehensive End to War in Yemen after Saudi Coalition Aircrafts Killed Dozens
Bahrain Mirror: Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society urged that it is necessary to bring a comprehensive end to the war on Yemen and resort to a serious political agreement that would maintain Yemen's rights to life and sovereignty.
UN Chief Condemns Deadly Saudi-Led Coalition Strike in Yemen
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Friday that reportedly killed at least 60 people in a detention center in the Houthi-held Saada province.
UN Special Rapporteurs Submitted 23 Requests to Visit Bahrain, All of them Rejected
Bahraini legal adviser Ibrahim Sarhan said that UN special rapporteurs submitted 23 requests to visit Bahrain, however, the authorities in Manama did not respond to any of these requests.
President of the General Assembly to Visit Bahrain at Its Expense, Would He Meet Opposition?
Paulina Kubiak, Spokesperson for the President of the 76th Session of the General Assembly, announced that the President of the General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, will undertake an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain from 22-25 January.
Rights Groups Urge US to Press for Prominent Bahraini Prisoner's Release
Dozens of human rights groups have called on the US and other western governments to advocate for the release of prominent Bahraini opposition figure Abduljalil Al-Singace, who has been on a hunger strike in prison for nearly 200 days.
Al-Wefaq Delivers Letter to UN Secretary-General: People of Bahrain Banned from Simplest Rights amid Absence of Contractual Constitution
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society delivered a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, indicating that the people of Bahrain are deprived of their most basic rights stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Six NGOs Call on UN Secretary-General to Help Foster Human Rights and Democracy in Bahrain
Six NGOs called on Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres to help foster human rights and democracy.
Al-Wefaq Calls on Gov't to Immediately Respond to Demand of 3 UN Experts to Visit Bahrain
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society called on the Bahraini government to respond promptly to a request by three UN experts to visit Bahrain to look closely at the human rights situation and make recommendations.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in its Report on Democracy and HR: Allegations of Mistreatment Continue in Bahrain
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said "Allegations of mistreatment in detention continued to be made in Bahrain," indicating that "it monitored such cases closely, and engaged with the Government of Bahrain, Bahraini oversight bodies and international organizations on these issues."