National Report 2012

The Kingdom of Bahrain submitted its first national report in April 2008. The Human Rights Council adopted the report in June of the same year. Bahrain accepted all nine recommendations of the Council and committed to 37 voluntary commitments.

Working Group Report 2012

The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), established in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 of 18 June 2007, held its thirteenth session from 21 May to 4 June 2012. The review of Bahrain was held at the 1st meeting on 21 May 2012. The delegation of Bahrain was headed by Salah Bin Ali Mohamed Abdulrahman, Minister of State for Human Rights. At its 10th meeting held on 25 May 2012, the Working Group adopted the report on Bahrain