Now Hiring: 2020 European Advocacy Internship – Madrid

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is seeking creative, organized, passionate, and hard-working applicants for a six month Advocacy Internship based in Madrid, Spain. We are happy to work with students seeking academic course credit for their work. This is a remote, unpaid internship that reports directly to the Executive Director. Responsibilities[…]

Now Hiring: 2020 European Advocacy Internship – Dublin

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is seeking creative, organized, passionate, and hard-working applicants for a full-time six month Advocacy Internship based in Dublin, Ireland. We are happy to work with students seeking academic course credit for their work. This is a remote, office-less, and unpaid internship that reports directly to the[…]

Profiles in Persecution: Fadhel Abbas Isa 

Fadhel Abbas Isa was a college student before his arrest in 2012. He was arrested, tortured, threatened, and subjected to unfair trials in violation of his human rights. While in prison, Fadhel was diagnosed with lupus. His health has deteriorated due to torture and the unsanitary conditions in Jau Prison, in which he has remained[…]

University of Huddersfield Master’s Course Taught at Bahraini “Torture Hub”

The University of Huddersfield is facing heavy criticism after rights groups received testimonies from 10 Bahraini political prisoners alleging they were tortured at Bahrain’s Royal Academy of Policing (RAP), where the University has taught an exclusive MSc in Security Science since 2018. The University has resisted disclosing how much they earn from the course, thought[…]

Saudi Arabia: Update on the Shame Reform

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The Ongoing Arrest and Detention of Women Human Rights Defenders In May 2019, Amnesty International marked Saudi Arabia’s disgraceful “Year of Shame” in remembrance of a year’s passing since the arrest of several prominent women human rights defenders (WHRDs). Amnesty International stated that “a year ago, the authorities started locking up some of Saudi Arabia’s[…]