Zeid Ra’ad: I Performed my Duties Non Selectively
The former High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein said he carried out his duties non-selectively.
Chile's Bachelet Picked to Replace Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein as UN Rights Chief
United Nations General Assembly on Friday confirmed by vote the appointment of Michelle Bachelet, Chile's twice-serving president, as the world body's next human rights chief.
Australia Expresses Deep Concern about Imprisonment of Peaceful Protestors in Bahrain
Australia said that it remained deeply concerned about the imprisonment and mistreatment of peaceful protestors in Bahrain.
U.N. Rights Chief Urges Yemen Inquiry after 'Minimal' Effort for Justice
The United Nations has verified 5,144 civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, mainly from air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition, and an international investigation is urgently needed, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said on Monday.
High Commissioner: Bahrain Closes Democratic Space Under Banner of Fighting Terrorism
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said that Bahrain “is closing what is left of a democratic space, and all under the banner of fighting terrorism.”
UN: Demand for Qatar to Close Down Al-Jazeera 'Unacceptable'
A demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations for Qatar to close down its al-Jazeera TV channel is an "unacceptable attack" on the right to freedoms of expression and opinion, the United Nations human rights chief said on Friday.
UN High Commissioner says Bahrain, UAE Violate Human Rights by Threats against Expressing Sympathy for Qatar
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain appear to be violating people's human rights by threatening to jail or fine them for expressing sympathy for Qatar, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said on Wednesday.
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
High Commissioner for Human Rights Slams Bahrain for Preventing UN Special Rapporteurs to visit Country
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Raad Al Hussein, slammed Bahrain for refusing the visits of UN Special Rapporteurs to the country, for over 5 years.
Reuters: U.N. Rights Chief Calls for Bahrain Probe into Protester Deaths
A U.N. human rights chief on Friday urged an investigation into a Bahraini security raid which killed five people last month and expressed concern at what he called a crackdown on dissent in the Gulf island kingdom.
UN Human Rights High Commissioner Calls for Investigation of Protestor Deaths in Bahrain
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday called on the Government of Bahrain to promptly launch an independent, effective investigation into the deaths of five protesters during a security operation last week
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.
UAE Regrets UN Human Rights High Commissioner’s Statement on Bahrain
The United Arab Emirates regretted the statement of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad, concerning Bahrain.
Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Slams UN HR High Commissioner, Dubs his Statement “Unjustified Allegations”
Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs slammed the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, over the speech he delivered in the 34th session of the Human Rights Council on Wednesday (March 8, 2017) in Geneva, describing his speech as “Unjustified Allegations”.
UN HR High Commissioner: Repression will not Eliminate People's Grievances in Bahrain
Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, criticized the increasing repression exercised by the authorities in Bahrain since June 2016.
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.