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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 […]

NGOs Commemorate International Women’s Day

NGOs Commemorate International Women’s Day

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in coordination with the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), and the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights (BIRD) would like to take the occasion of the International Day of Women to commemorate the position of women human rights defenders, peaceful protesters, […]

NGOs Commemorate the Four Year Anniversary of Bahrain’s Peaceful Uprising

NGOs Commemorate the Four Year Anniversary of Bahrain’s Peaceful Uprising

13 February 2015 – On 14 February 2011, more than 200,000 people from all walks of life flooded the streets of Bahrain to protest state corruption, government oppression, sectarian discrimination and a lack of self-representation and equality in law. On the fourth anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain, Americans for […]

Why Saudi Arabia Crushed the Democratic Uprising in Bahrain

Why Saudi Arabia Crushed the Democratic Uprising in Bahrain

During February 2011, more than 200,000 Bahraini citizens set up camp at the Pearl Roundabout in the capital of Manama to call for substantive government reform. Inspired by the Arab Spring uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, Bahrainis from all walks of life withstood government raids and political arrests during their […]

ADHRB Commemorates the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

ADHRB Commemorates the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

26 June 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Eighteen years ago, the United Nations General Assembly dedicated June 26 to be the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. As the international community pauses to reflect on the inhumane treatment victims of torture face, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights […]