Monthly Archives: August 2016

Ali al-Nimr’s Imminent Execution

Ali al-Nimr’s Imminent Execution

On 27 May 2014, Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court sentenced Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr to death by beheading and crucifixion. On 17 August 2014, the Supreme Court upheld his verdict. Ali’s execution is imminent. With no remaining avenues for legal ...

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Bahrain NIHR Not Accredited under Paris Principles

Bahrain NIHR Not Accredited under Paris Principles

The Bahrain National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) failed to attain accreditation under the Paris Principles, instead earning a “B” status. The Global Alliance of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights’ (GANHRI) Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) ...

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Attacks on Health Care in Yemen

Attacks on Health Care in Yemen

Background to the Conflict in Yemen The war in Yemen began on 25 March 2015, when a Saudi Arabia-led coalition (including Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates) launched air strikes against the country. The ...

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