Category Archives: News and Events

Uncovering whitewashing strategies in the Gulf

On Monday, April 24th, the European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) organized a [...]

War crimes in Yemen: a long-overdue call for accountability

Introduction Global discussion has been redirected dramatically in recent months towards the conflict currently taking [...]

Not All That Glitters Is Gold: The Gulf Interference with the EU Democratic Processes

By ECDHR Staff, 13 May 2022   Introduction Over the past decade, the European Union [...]

Kuwait: behind the façade of International and Human Rights Commitments, the use of Torture has to end.

Stateless Arabs, known as bidoons, protest to demand rights in Jahra City, 50 kms of [...]

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

24th March 2022 As the world celebrates the International Day for the Right to the [...]

The EU-Saudi Dialogue: placing human rights at the centre of the discourse

By ECDHR Staff,  21 March 2022 Saudi Arabia has been restricting freedom of expression further [...]

Red Flag for Formula One

By ECDHR staff Formula One (F1) has consistently been hesitant to comment on human rights [...]

The GCC sportswashing: F1 Grand Prix continues despite human rights violations

Photo credit: The Independent 14th March, 2022   F1 Grand Prix history with the GCC [...]

International Women’s Day: Feminism and Sorority in the Gulf

By ECDHR staff On March 8th, 2022, International Women’s Day, ECDHR hosted a webinar with [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Virtual panel: Slowly Dying in Bahraini prisons: a call for urgent action

If you would like to watch the full event, you can do so here: Slowly [...]