ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 36

Note from ADHRB: The Bahrain Weekly Newsletter will now circulate at 9 am EST on Tuesday so as to include more relevant, timely news both from and about Bahrain.

Abdulwahab Hussain:
February’s Champion for Justice

Abdulwahab Hussain is a philosopher and social critic with a long history of activism in Bahrain.  Born in Nuwaidrat, Hussain earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Sociology from Kuwait University in 1977.  Hussain worked as both a teacher and a social worker until he was dismissed from his posts on account of his political activities.


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Bahrain News

Teenager Killed in Bahrain
 Protesters and Police Clash in Bahrain
 Death of Detainee Must Be Investigated
 Bahrain: Man Dies After Police Shooting
 Bahrain: Investigate Fatal Shooting By Police

Bahrain in the News
 Bahrain Court Upholds Jail Terms For 18
 Protesters and Police Clash In Bahrain
 Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy
 Bahraini Court Dissolves Islamic Council

NGOs & Think Tanks On Bahrain

 Detained Journalists, Bloggers Appear in Court
 US Embassy Offers Headhunting Services

Commentary on Bahrain
 Harsh Treatment
 McGovern Backs Rights In Bahrain
 Time Running Out For National Dialogue
 Bahrain Urgently Needs Real Negotiations

Arabic Articles
14 Arrested During House Raids, Including Children (Arabic)
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Photographers in Bahrain: One Death, 12 Detained (Arabic)
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Prosecution Orders Children Detained Pending Investigation (Arabic)
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Detainee Accused of Insulting Judiciary by Mentioning Torture (Arabic)
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Upcoming Events

February 4
10 am
Subcommittee Hearing: The Importance of Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy

February 5
945 am – 1145 am
Alternatives to the QDR and FY15 Defense Budget

February 6
12 pm – 2pm
How is the Global Business Community Responding to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Three Years After its Adoption?

February 7
12 pm – 130 pm
The Levant Unraveling: How the Crisis in Syria is Impacting the Region