Monday, 21 May 2012 (Morning)
BahrainRepresented by 38-member delegation headed by Dr. Salah Bin Ali Mohamed ABDULRAHMAN, Minister of State For Human Rights of Bahrain.
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Bahrain page on UPR website.
Uruguay, Saudi Arabia, Spain.
Key points from opening statement of State under review:
(See full statement on
Bahrain page on UPR Extranet)
67 States participated in the discussion: 32 HRC members and 35 observers (Statements available on
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Main issues and questions raised by the Working Group:
In total, States participating in the discussion posed a series of
recommendations to Bahrain. These included, among others:
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group is scheduled to take place on Friday, 25 May 2012.
The troikas are a group of three States selected through a drawing of lots who serve as rapporteurs and who are charged with preparing the report of the Working Group on the country review with the involvement of the State under review and assistance from the OHCHR.
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