ADHRB Weekly Newsletter 44

ADHRB Files OECD Complaint against Formula One Activities in Bahrain

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain has engaged the services of Deighton Pierce Glynn solicitors in London to file a complaint against UK-based Formula One management, teams, and sponsors under the Guidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).  The complaint alleges that the defendant organizations have no mitigated the human rights impact caused by holding the Forumla One Grand Prix race in the country.
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Bahrain News

NGOs & Think Tanks on Bahrain
 Impunity Fuels Assault on Medics
 Has France Resumed Tear Gas Sales?
 Stories from Bahrain’s Crackdown: Dr. Ali Ekri
 Minister Comments on Human Rights Successes

Commentary on Bahrain
 Bahrain’s Celebrity Anti-Diplomacy
 Bahrain’s Children in Conflict
 Canada Policy: Business Before Human Rights
 Violence Intensifies as Bahrain Awaits Peace Talks

Arabic Articles
Court Hearing for Photographer Husain Hubail
Please Click here for a PDF of this article in EnglishFamily Says Al-Hawi Didn’t Suffer From Health Problems
Please Click here for a PDF of this article in English

Upcoming Events

March 25
1130 am – 2 pm
Vali Nasr Presents “The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat”

March 26
1130 am – 1 pm
A Conversation With Jimmy Carter

March 27
7 pm
The Lost Spring: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and Catastrophes to Avoid