Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 9: The National Human Rights Institutions

*Best viewed in full-screen mode. In Mapping the Saudi State, Chapter 9: The National Human Rights Institutions, ADHRB reviews the two permissible human rights organizations within Saudi Arabia: the government-run Human Rights Commission, and the government-influenced National Society for Human Rights (NSHR). In studying their work and advocacy, ADHRB recognizes their positive contributions to the[…]

حملة لإعادة بناء “دور اللؤلؤة” في واشنطن

اضغط هنا من للتبرع في فبراير و مارس من عام 2011 خرج ما يقارب من نصف سكان البحرين مطالبين بحقوقهم المشروعة في انتخاب حكومة تمثل الشعب و وضع حد للعنف والتعذيب الذي تمارسه قوات الأمن ضد المواطنين وإجراء إصلاحات ديمقراطية. وكان المقر الرمزي للحراك الشعبي آنذك هو دوار اللؤلؤة في قلب العاصمة المنامة، والذي أصبح رمزاً[…]

Rebuild the Pearl Roundabout in Washington!

To donate, click here. اضغط هنا من أجل نسخة الإعلان العربية In February-March 2011, almost half of the population of Bahrain rose up to call for their rights to inclusive and representative government, an end to violence and torture by security forces, and democratic reform. At the center of the uprising was the Pearl Roundabout,[…]

Bahrain NIHR’s Report Fails to Address Root Causes of Violations

8 December 2015 – The Bahrain National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) issued its second annual report on 3 December 2015 regarding promotion and protection of human rights in Bahrain throughout 2014. While the report addresses some areas of concern, a majority of the report did not address key systematic issues of human rights abuses in the[…]

Newsletter #133

Bahrain | Updates from the Ground | News & Opinion Saudi Arabia | Other Gulf States | UN Complaint Program   Bahrain Urgent Action: Detention of Ali Isa al-Tajer Ali Isa Ali al-Tajer is a Bahraini citizen and the brother of Mohamed al-Tajer, a prominent human rights lawyer and human rights defender in Bahrain. Security forces arrested Ali[…]