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Oman Detains Two Activists as Sultanate Continues to Silence Critics

Oman Detains Two Activists as Sultanate Continues to Silence Critics

In October, Oman’s Internal Security Service (ISS) detained two activists in an apparent attempt to silence them. Journalist Sultan Al-Maktoumi was detained 23 October 2018; it was presumed that he was detained to control his criticism ahead of Israel’s Prime Minister’s visit to Oman a few days later. Just a […]

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Concerning History of Support to Saudi Arabia

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Concerning History of Support to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s recent onslaught of bad press, including the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and ongoing support for the war in Yemen, has stirred international concern for the Gulf state’s stance on human rights. However, despite discussions to address Saudi Arabia’s track record of rights abuses, the Gulf state has […]

Art as Protest: The Significance of the Pearl Roundabout Painting

Art as Protest: The Significance of the Pearl Roundabout Painting

October is National Arts & Humanities Month in the United States. As a US-based organization, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) believes this month serves as a great opportunity to highlight the important role protest art has had in the history of peaceful protest in Arab Gulf […]