During Spain UPR: ADHRB calls on Spain to prevent sport white wash by Bahrain’s Alkhalifa ruling family

On 16 July 2020, ADHRB has delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation Human Rights Council session 44 during Spain UPR. Mister Vice-President, We would like to hear some commitments from Spain that they will implement the accepted recommendations. Indeed, we consider that the last UPR’s recommendations have not been fully implemented, which is[…]

ADHRB Participates in US Global Magnitsky Submissions

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) was a participant in a consortium of 23 human rights organizations led by Human Rights First that also includes several other IFEX members that submitted case files aimed at applying sanctions to over a dozen individuals or entities by the United States government under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights[…]

Executive Director Criticizes Systematic Religious Discrimination in Bahrain

Bahrain has recently launched an international “religious tolerance” campaign that’s included a range of PR moves, such as the king publishing op-eds in US newspapers and sending his son, Royal Guard Commander Sheikh Nasser Al Khalifa, to the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles to formally launch the new “Bahrain Declaration of[…]

ADHRB calls for US to suspend Bahraini prince’s diplomatic visa

1 November 2017 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted open letters calling on the United States Government to suspend the issuance of diplomatic visas for Bahrain’s Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa pending a full review of his rights record by the Department of State and the Department of Defense. Sheikh[…]