Joint statement A coalition of rights groups mourns the death of devoted Emirati human rights activist Alaa al-Siddiq

With a profound sense of loss and deep sadness, we mourn the unexpected passing of the tireless human rights defender Alaa al-Siddiq,33, who died in a car accident near London on Saturday, 19 June 2021. We have lost a dear colleague and one of the finest and talented activists who fought with every ounce of her being to[…]

Bahrain: Deep rooted Torture Crisis

  United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June 2021 – On 26th June, the United Nations will observe International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, raising awareness about the continued scourge of torture throughout the world. On this solemn day, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB)[…]

Human Rights Violations in Kuwait of the Bidoon, stateless

 On 24 June, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 47 during interactive debate with Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing. Mr. Rapporteur,  We would like to bring to your attention the situation of the Bidoon, a stateless community living in Kuwait. The Bidoon represent one[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mujtaba Sadeq Isa

Mujtaba Sadeq Isa was only a 19-year-old student when he was arrested upon his return from Iraq. Mujtaba’s due process and fair trial rights were violated, and he was tortured into providing a confession. Mujtaba contracted the COVID-19 virus after its breakout in Jau Prison, where he is currently held. On 15 November 2017, Mujtaba[…]

“Rights Groups Call on France to rescind Bahrain’s Supreme Women Council participation in Generation Equality Forum”

Nine women’s rights organizations have joined forces to question the participation of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) at the Generation Equality Forum. ADHRB, CODEPINK, Women’s March Global, MENA Rights Group, EPAPI Paris, Gender in Geopolitics Institute, Gulf Center for Human Rights, Women in War, and La Minutieuse have demanded in a joint letter that[…]