Bahrain: Prisoners of conscience denied proper medical care, including Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, on hunger strike for a year

08-July-2022 Prisoners in Bahrain are suffering due to poor conditions and lack of adequate medical care, says a new report by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB). The report is being launched on 08 July 2022, which marks[…]

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[…]

ADHRB Submits reports on Bahrain’s fidelity to the the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

On  In March 2022, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) submitted five reports To the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (CESCR) concerning the State of Bahrain’s fidelity to the the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Find below the reports as a PDF version: Bahrain: Consistent[…]

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


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[…]