Tomorrow: Crisis in Bahrain- A Side Event Denouncing the Crackdown on HRDs at UN

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Crisis in Bahrain:
Torture Revived, Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders

Wednesday 22 September
13.00 – 15.00
Palais des Nations, room XXIV


The panel will discuss the crackdown on human rights defenders and the rapid escalation of the human rights crisis ahead of the parliamentary elections in Bahrain, including issues of torture, reprisals, and harassment of Human Rights Defenders.


Joe Stork, Deputy Director for Middle East and North Africa, Human Rights Watch
Nabeel Rajab, President, Bahrain Center for Human Rights (TBC)
Maryam Al-Khawaja, Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Layla Dashty, Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (TBC)
Chair: Ziad Abdel Tawab
Refreshments will be provided

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