Bahrain Extends Official Invitation to UN High Commissioner to Visit Country
Bahrain extended on Wednesday (June 7, 2017) an invitation to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit the country
OHCHR in its UPR Report: Concerns about Travel Ban and Diraz Siege
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued a report which is a summary of the information mentioned in the reports of treaty bodies and special procedures in the UN documents relevant to Bahrain.
Geneva: Montenegro Welcomes UN High Commissioner Invitation to Visit Bahrain, Korea Asks Bahrain to Accept Visits of UN Special Rapporteurs
Montenegro welcomed the invitation extended to UN High Commissioner to visit Bahrain, stating that the visit should include Shiite villages. Meanwhile, South Korea demanded the Bahraini Government to proceed in the dialogue to face challenges and recommended it to accept the visit of UN Special Rapporteurs to the country.
Bahraini FM Meets UN Secretary-General, Calls on OHCHR to Respect Kingdom’s Sovereignty
Bahrain’s Foreign Affairs Minister Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the UN headquarters in New York.
Human Rights Commissioner Welcomes Bahrain Visit Invitation, Stresses it Won’t be “A Photo Opportunity”
Bahrain's parliament has invited the U.N. human rights chief to visit and promised him unrestricted access to prisons and Shi'ite villages, local media said on Wednesday, following his criticism of the kingdom's record.
Parliament Speaker Invites UN High Commissioner to Visit Bahrain
Bahraini Council of Representatives’ Speaker, Ahmad Al Mulla, sent an official invitation to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid bin Ra’ad Al Hussein to visit the country.
Bahraini FM Says his Country “Won’t Waste Time on Human Rights Council”
Bahraini FM said Bahrain “won’t waste its time on Human Rights Council,” in response to UN High Commissioner’s statements criticizing human rights violations in Bahrain.
Bahraini Clerics Welcome High Commissioner’s Speech and 35-Member State Statement
Bahraini Shiite clerics said they welcome speech of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the statement of 35 member states of the HRC.
Bahrain's FM Says High Commissioner's "Powerless": We Won't Waste our Time Listening to him
Bahrain's FM said high commissioner "has no power", adding that Bahrain won't waste its time listening to his speech.
Bahrain Government Deems UN High Commissioner Statement "Biased"
The Bahraini government described the statement made by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad, as "biased and lacking credibility," also dismissing it as "an unacceptable interference in the internal affairs of the kingdom."
Bahrain Deems UN High Commissioner Comments “Unacceptable Meddling in Bahrain’s Internal Affairs”
Bahrain described the statements made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein at the UN Human Council’s 31st session in Geneva as “unacceptable meddling in the internal affairs of the kingdom”.
UN High Commissioner Raises Concerns about Silencing Dissents in Bahrain & Calls for "Profound Reforms"
The UN high commissioner said that the Bahraini government "continues to silence political opponents, journalists and human rights defenders by arrests, revocation of citizenship and deportation."
VIDEO: In Response to ADHRB Question UN High Commissioner Says There's Clear Realization Little Has Been Done in Bahrain
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad, stated that little has been done on the levels of accountability and ending impunity with regards to those involved in the human rights violations in Bahrain.
Bahraini FM Meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid bin Ra'ad Al-Hussein on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.