Praise by Human Rights Council

On 9 June 2009, the President of the International Human Rights Council, Martin Uhomoifohi , praised in a statement read before the Council in Geneva the efforts and achievements of the Government of Bahrain for confronting various challenges in the human rights field. Mr. Uhomoifohi expressed in his statement his satisfaction in his meeting with Bahraini officials and civil society organisations which took place during his visit to Bahrain last May; praising the vitality and effectiveness of the civil society.