Tag: Bahraini Activists

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Mohamed Qambar

Profiles in Persecution: Hasan Mohamed Qambar

Hasan Mohamed Qambar is a 29-year-old Bahraini citizen currently detained in Jau Prison. Hasan is a photojournalist who documented human rights violations in Bahrain during the 2011 uprising. Authorities arrested him in April 2011 after he covered the first two months of the pro-democracy protests in February and March. He […]

ADHRB’s Letter to Carlos Santana ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix

ADHRB’s Letter to Carlos Santana ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix

On 7 March 2018, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent the following letter to Carlos Santana. On 12 March 2018, ADHRB also directed tweets to Mr. Santana on his Twitter account. At the time of writing, ADHRB has received no response from Mr. Santana. Read a […]

Bahrain Again Postpones Arbitrary Trial of Imprisoned Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain Again Postpones Arbitrary Trial of Imprisoned Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

28 December 2017 – Today, a Bahraini court again postponed until 4 January 2018 the trial of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of the now-dissolved Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, on new charges of maintaining “intelligence contacts with Qatar.” Sheikh Salman is currently incarcerated on separate charges stemming solely from […]

Complaint against Al Arabiya News channel upheld

Complaint against Al Arabiya News channel upheld

On 24 April 2017, the United Kingdom’s communications regulatory agency upheld a complaint against Al Arabiya News channel for unfair treatment towards imprisoned Bahraini torture victim Hassan Mushaima. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) filed the complaint on behalf of Mushaima with the Office of Communications (Ofcom) […]