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.
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.
UK Ambassador Whitewashes Bahrain's Image after Jaw Prison Visit, Alaswad, Sharif and Fairooz Respond among Others
The British ambassador to Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, put out a tweet in which he expressed how pleased he was for visiting Jaw Prison on May 3, 2021 with other ambassadors. Drummond's tweet prompted a number of responses.
Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Expresses Willingness to Visit Bahrain & Requests Info on 30 Violation Cases
Bahrain Mirror: The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, Maina Kiai, said that he addressed Bahrain requesting information regarding 30 cases of violations of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.