Tag: Bahraini Activists

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) […]

Prisoner Profile: Naji Fateel

Prisoner Profile: Naji Fateel

Naji Fateel is a human rights defender on the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights. For ten years, Bahraini authorities have detained, harassed, forcibly disappeared, and tortured him repeatedly for his peaceful and lawful human rights activism. In 2007, Bahraini authorities arrested Fateel for participating […]

February 14th Anniversary Round-up

February 14th Anniversary Round-up

Voices from the Ground: February 14th As part of ADHRB’s Voices from the Ground interview series, we spoke with Bahraini human rights activists about their experiences during the country’s peaceful uprising and the historical significance of the protests at the Pearl Roundabout. According to one activist, the protests represented “a […]

Event: Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation

Event: Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation

Bahrain: Repression and the Consequences for Reconciliation Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 11:00am Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building On the fifth anniversary of the pro-democracy uprising in Bahrain, please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for an update on the country’s human rights situation. The briefing will […]

UAE Continues to Disappear Opposition Figures

UAE Continues to Disappear Opposition Figures

NGOs have voiced renewed concern about the UAE’s treatment political opposition and other activists, including the enforced disappearance of political exiles like Abdulrahman bin Subaih. Bin Subaih fled to Indonesia after Emirati security forces began to arrest the signatories of a petition calling for an independent judiciary and elections in […]