Tag: Children & Youth

ADHRB Strongly Condemns UNs Succumbing to Saudi Pressure

ADHRB Strongly Condemns UNs Succumbing to Saudi Pressure

6 June 2016 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemns the United Nations politically motivated decision to remove the Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition from its list of states and armed groups that violate children’s rights. The General Secretary’s announcement came just 72 hours after the […]

Dear Pen Pal: Letters from Bahrain’s Child Prisoners

Dear Pen Pal: Letters from Bahrain’s Child Prisoners

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) have organized a traveling and interactive exhibit to raise awareness about human rights violations in Bahrain. This exhibit is focused on society’s most vulnerable members: […]

Saudi Domestic Violence Cases Linked to Inadequate Legal Protections

Saudi Domestic Violence Cases Linked to Inadequate Legal Protections

The Saudi Ministry of Justice has received nearly 1,500 domestic violence cases in the last Islamic calendar year, with 480 of these cases occurring the kingdom’s Makkah region. The Riyadh region saw the second most cases, followed by Jazan and the Eastern Province. According to the Omani newspaper, al-Watan, most […]