Repression, Brutality, Impunity: An Overview of Human Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia

For years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been increasing its repression of human rights defenders (HRDs). In order to silence dissidents, government authorities arbitrarily interrogate, detain and imprison HRDs under the Anti-Terrorism Law and the Anti-Cybercrime Law for their peaceful activities and human rights work. In a country where the freedom of expression, assembly,[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, Switzerland – From 10 September to 25 September 2018, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) participated in the 39th Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) and highlighted widespread human rights violations committed by the Governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States. ADHRB[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

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Geneva, Switzerland – From 18 June to 6 July 2018, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) participated in the 38th Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) and highlighted widespread human rights violations being committed by the Governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 37th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

From 26 February to 23 March 2018, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) participated in the 37th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva to bring increased attention to the ongoing human rights abuses in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Over[…]

An Overview of ADHRB Engagement at the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

From 11 to 29 September 2017, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) participated in the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva to bring increased attention to the ongoing human rights abuses in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Over the course of[…]