Bi-partisan Group of US Senators Send Letter to Secretary Blinken Decrying Bahrain’s “Violent, Systemic Repression”

A bi-partisan group of United States senators has sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing concern over the government of Bahrain’s terrible human rights record and asking for details about how the Biden Administration plans to press for an end to the violent repression of the Bahraini people by their own government.[…]

U.S. House Committee Highlights Human Rights Abuses, Lack of Accountability in Bahrain

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee this week shone a bright light on the egregious and ongoing violations of human rights in Bahrain by calling for “meaningful progress” on human rights in Bahrain and accountability for those responsible for human rights abuses there. “Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain is deeply appreciative of the[…]

Open letter to President Biden on Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) Executive Director Husain Abdulla sent a letter to President Joseph Biden on making human rights and democratization as priority of US policy when it comes to US-Bahrain relations. The full letter (PDF version): January 20, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. The White House 1600 Pennsylvania[…]

Senator Ron Wyden Submits Statement for the Record on the Deteriorating Situation in Bahrain

5 March 2020 – 27 February 2020, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) submitted a statement for the Congressional Record, addressing Bahrain’s crackdown on peaceful protestors. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) commends and supports Senator Wyden’s statement and the concerns that he raises. In his statement, Senator Wyden expresses his concerns regarding Bahrain’s[…]

ADHRB writes to US Ambassador to Bahrain Siberell over ongoing concerns

18 November 2019 – Today, ADHRB sent a letter to Justin Siberell, the American ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, raising several related concerns about the ongoing deterioration of human rights in Bahrain. Among the concerns we raised were continued religious discrimination, in particular surrounding the commemoration of Ashura and Muharram and officials’ denial of[…]