ADHRB sends letter to AG Barr on Bahraini Ambassador to the US Human Rights Abuses

23 September 2019 – On 6 September 2019, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to the Honorable William Barr, the United States Attorney General. The letter raises concerns regarding the current human rights situation in the kingdom perpetuated by Ambassador AlKhalifa. ADHRB calls on Attorney General Barr to open[…]

ADHRB Condemns the Trump Administration’s Continued Military Cooperation with Bahrain, as the Administration Continues to Ignore Human Rights Abuses

18 September 2019 – This past Monday, on 16 September, United States (US) President Donald Trump welcomed Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa to the White House to discuss security cooperation and the strengthening of the Bahraini-US strategic partnership. Human rights were once again notably missing from the agenda. While in Washington DC,[…]

Senators Murphy, Rubio, and Wyden Send Letter to President Trump Urging Him to Raise Human Rights Concerns During Meeting with Bahraini Crown Prince

16 September 2019 – On Friday 13 September, Senators Chris Murphy, Marco Rubio, and Ron Wyden sent a letter to President Donald Trump ahead of his meeting with Bahrain’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Salman bin Hamad AlKhalifa. In the letter, the Senators urged President Trump to raise human rights concerns during the meeting and to call[…]

ADHRB Sends Letter to Ambassador Siberell Calling on Him to Uphold Human Rights Promises He Made During His Confirmation Hearing Two Years Ago

9 September 2019 – On 4 September 2019, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent a letter to the Honorable Justin Siberell, United States Ambassador to Bahrain. The letter raises concerns regarding the current human rights situation in the kingdom and calls on Ambassador Siberell to remember the promises he made during[…]

ADHRB Responds to Bahraini Embassy Statement on the Execution of Ali AlArab and Ahmed AlMalali

On 27 July 2019, the Bahraini government executed Ali AlArab and Ahmed AlMalali, two torture victims who were convicted in an unfair trial. The executions took place amid an international outcry against the measure. Members of Congress, including Senator Bob Menendez, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission co-chairs, and Representative Ro Khanna, as well Members[…]