ADHRB Calls for Urgent Action from Bahrain to Save Prisoners from Tuberculosis and Provide them Necessary Medical Care

A new Tuberculosis outbreak in Jau prison has shed light once again on the scope of medical negligence in Bahrain. New casesare still being recorded and more are expected to test positive in the days to come. The systematic medical negligence that Bahraini authorities have used against political prisoners has often been an issue of[…]

Performative gestures cannot vanish ongoing religious discrimination in Bahrain

On April 8, 2022, Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad al Khalifa, the King’s son and representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, held an interfaith Ramadan gathering at the Cathedral Our Lady of Arabia. In the days leading up to the event, Bahraini officials applauded the gathering as further evidence of the kingdom’s global commitment to[…]

2021: The year of systematic policies to whitewash human rights violations in Bahrain

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The year 2021 witnessed systematic whitewashing campaigns by Bahrain authorities, stemming from critical events. These included incidents at Jau and Dry Dock prisons such as the Ombudsman office acquitting prison officials of  any violations committed against Dr. AbdulJalil Al-Singace, who has been on hunger strike since July 8 to the date in protest against the[…]

Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose Systemic Abuses

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy are pleased to release Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose Systemic Abuses, which examines the cases of nine former and current women political prisoners in Bahrain from the moment of their arrest through their interrogation, trial,[…]

Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to release Anatomy of a Police State: Systematic Repression, Brutality, and Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior, a comprehensive look at the core security agency driving Bahrain’s human rights crisis. See the introduction to the report below, and click here to read the full report. Introduction[…]