facebook twitter youtube blogger flickr rss Previous Next Left Arrow Right Arrow alert

UN report

Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief Heiner Bielefeldt
26 Apr, 2014

Independent UN human rights expert urges Bahrain to stop persecuting Shi’a Muslims

  24 April 2014 – An independent United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government of Bahrain to stop the harassment and persecution of a Shi’a Muslim leader...

Read More

1 Mar, 2014

CEDAW: Concluding observations on the third periodic report of Bahrain

Download the document here, or read the text below. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Concluding observations on the third periodic report of...

Read More

13 Sep, 2013

Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council 24th Session

9 September 2013 Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Human Rights Council, Excellencies and Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for this opportunity to...

Read More

Cécile Pouilly
7 Aug, 2013

Bahrain: Concern about recommendations for harsher punishments against Terrorism

Press briefing notes ​ Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Cécile Pouilly Location: Geneva Date: 6 August 2013 We are concerned...

Read More

15 Jul, 2013

UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions' communication with the government of Bahrain regarding death of two children

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns - Addendum - Observations on communications transmitted to Governments and...

Read More

24 Apr, 2013

Bahrain: Government Effectively Cancels UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s Visit

The following statement was taken from the official website for the UN's Office of the High Commission for Human Rights. The full text of the official statement can be...

Read More

13 Sep, 2012

Bahrain in the UN Human Rights High Commissioner’s Annual report 2012

18. According to information received, reprisals against human rights defenders took place in the context of the universal periodic review of Bahrain on 21 May 2012....

Read More

6 Sep, 2012

Ban voices concern at harsh sentences upheld against Bahraini activists

5 September 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is concerned at the harsh sentences, including life imprisonment, upheld by a Bahrain appeals court against 20...

Read More

6 Sep, 2012

Pillay dismayed at long jail terms for Bahraini activists

GENEVA (6 September 2012) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Thursday said that the Bahraini appeals court’s decision to uphold the convictions of 20...

Read More

24 Aug, 2012

Bahrain: UN experts demand end to campaign of persecution against human rights defenders

23 August 2012 (GENEVA 23 August 2012) – “It is time for the Bahraini authorities to comply with the rights to peaceful assembly and expression and immediately release...

Read More